Basin Electric's Annual Report is written, compiled, and produced by the employees of Basin Electric and its subsidiaries. Browse the report below.

Finding Value in Every Corner

The size of Basin Electric's service territory and scale of our generation and transmission assets make the cooperative unique and allow us to deliver value to our members and communities in a variety of ways.

Placing Priority on People

External forces such as legislation and markets may provide opportunities, but it takes the combined knowledge, insight, and hard work of the Basin Electric team including the board of directors, Executive and Senior Leadership Teams, and all employees moving forward together to execute on those opportunities.

Member Feature

Louis and Terri Reed farm near Castana, Iowa, and are members of Basin Electric Class C member Western Iowa Power Cooperative (WIPCO) in Denison, Iowa. Louis serves on WIPCO's board and also as board chair at Northwest Iowa Power Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class A member in LeMars.

Member Feature

Meghan and Travis Will own and operate Capital Scale Company which sells, services, and certifies scales, like the scale in the livestock ring at Kist Livestock in Mandan, North Dakota.


Noah Brinkman, an instructor at Mitchell (South Dakota) Technical College, worked for a contractor at the Crow Lake Wind Project, a Basin Electric owned and operated 172-megawatt wind facility, before he entered the field of education.

Member Feature

A good entrepreneur knows saying "yes" is what keeps customers coming back. Vess Hurley says he was able to diversify and grow because he was willing to adapt.