Black Hills Electric employee brings more than wheelchairs to people in need

Over the last 25 years, Mike Chase, manager of marketing and member services at Basin Electric Class C member Black Hills Electric Cooperative, has … [Read more...]

What COVID-low commodity prices in 2020 meant for Basin Electric and its members

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent screeching brakes of the economy had widespread impact for several months in 2020, starting in March. There are … [Read more...]

Sioux Valley Energy manager’s tie to Special Olympics South Dakota

Each year at our Annual Meeting, we share a video focused on different facets of cooperative social responsibility at Basin Electric and in our … [Read more...]

Millions of Masks by Northern Electric Cooperative #PowerOn

The 3M plant in Aberdeen, South Dakota, has played an integral role in the COVID-19 pandemic by creating masks for frontline personnel. They've relied … [Read more...]

East River Electric employee steps up to support healthcare workers

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, but it’s also allowed us to see the power of community. All across the country, people … [Read more...]

Basin Electric to buy from the largest solar project in South Dakota Yesterday, Basin Electric and Geronimo Energy announced Basin Electric will buy … [Read more...]

Basin Electric donates to thank volunteer first responders in South Dakota Basin Electric and electric cooperatives across South Dakota recognize the important role volunteer first responders … [Read more...]

Electric co-ops provide donations for new EMT training and equipment in South Dakota

Conde Ambulance

Conde has a volunteer ambulance service. Just six months ago, that simple statement did not seem like it would be a reality in the small Spink … [Read more...]

Central Electric Cooperative and the spread of solar energy

In the summer of 2015, Central Electric Cooperative General Manager Ken Schlimgen spearheaded a project that brought a solar array to its headquarters … [Read more...]

Annual donation from Basin Electric helps Gettysburg Fire and Rescue provide vital services to its community

Journeyman lineman and volunteer firefighter Kyle Kusser is passionate about serving. Growing up in Highmore, SD, Kusser’s dad and uncles all … [Read more...]