Operation Ice Machine brings a salad bar to the Soup Café

Since March, Basin Electric employees have been using their lunch hours to chop vegetables, wait tables, serve food, wash dishes, and clean – doing … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s vice president of government relations, Dale Niezwaag, patches up 1954 Dodge Power Wagon

The following was published by RE Magazine on July 2, 2018. An excerpt is published here, with permission. Please visit RE Magazine’s website for the … [Read more...]

Electric co-ops and CoBank donate $15,000 to United Tribes Technical College

On June 22, Basin Electric matched Class C member Capital Electric’s $5,000 donation to United Tribes Technical College (UTTC), a tribal college in … [Read more...]

Emissions stack demolition underway at Leland Olds Station

aerial LOS emissions stack

The process of demolishing a non-operational 500-foot emissions stack is underway at Leland Olds Station, near Stanton, North Dakota. The stack is … [Read more...]

Opening of urea facility in North Dakota provides farmers with access to urea fertilizer

Until recently, farmers in the Northern Plains who wanted to use urea, a safe and cost-effective granular fertilizer, had to either import it through … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee takes tree planting to the next level

  Nearly 35,000 trees, neatly arranged in rows, outline the landscape south of Menoken. If lined up in a single row, these trees would stretch … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees volunteer for Great Plains Food Bank Inaugural Food Packathon

On June 5, the Great Plains Food Bank had their first ever food Packathon located in Bismarck, North Dakota. Eight employees from Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Cooperative effort plants thousands of trees near Harmony Lake

Western meadowlarks and red-winged blackbirds, mule deer, Canada geese, a bee, a butterfly, mosquitoes. All bear witness to new life in their home … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees have different reasons for riding at GABR

Two Basin Electric employees. Two different GABR stories. Both united in celebration of children and young adults with cerebral palsy. More than 20 … [Read more...]

From websites to owl flying, Basin Electric employee does it all at Dakota Zoo

Spring is finally here after a long, cold winter. This weekend, one of the first warm ones of the year, families were making up for lost time, … [Read more...]