Power line cutting ceremony marks opening of Iowa power line training field

  A ribbon cutting ceremony commonly marks the opening of a new business, building or structure. So it’s only fitting that Midland Power … [Read more...]

Lineman Appreciation Day: Shedding some light on their behind-the-scenes work

Linemen Diagram

From strapping on 45 pounds of gear and then climbing 50 feet to 250 feet in the air, lineworkers play a behind-the-scenes role in keeping our lights … [Read more...]

Basin Electric lineman appreciates life’s little things after deployment to Middle East

    Brad Bierema, Basin Electric journeyman-lineman in Groton, SD, recently returned from an 11-month deployment to the Middle … [Read more...]

Top 9 Basin Electric: Live Wire posts of 2016

On Dec. 29, you saw the top 7 Basin Electric videos of 2016. Here are the top 9 viewed blog posts as tabulated by WordPress, our blogging platform. … [Read more...]

Basin Electric senior vice president lights up on an energized line

Twice a year Basin Electric’s linemen participate in live line training, which provides hands-on safety training on an actual 345-kV transmission … [Read more...]

Safe, reliable, affordable electricity line by line

Basin Electric's linemen play an important role in the co-op’s mission to provide affordable, reliable, safe electricity to its members. “If a line … [Read more...]

#ThankALineman today for National Lineman Appreciation Day

Linemen are silent heroes, working behind the scenes on a daily basis, sometimes in extreme weather conditions and sometimes at odd hours of the day - … [Read more...]

Basin Electric co-op love from opposite ends of the United States

Two Basin Electric employees sent their Basin Electric co-op love through Twitter Jan. 27. And the mediums they used to communicate their messages … [Read more...]

Mountain lion takes shelter at Basin Electric transmission line construction site

Paul Telehey, Basin Electric construction coordinator II, has seen his fair share of animals visiting construction sites located in remote areas, but … [Read more...]

Evidence of continuous improvement at Basin Electric

In any business, there’s ups and downs and constant change. Finding balance hinges on employees understanding the organization's mission and goals and … [Read more...]