Basin Electric's Annual Report is written, compiled, and produced by the employees of Basin Electric and its subsidiaries. Browse the report below, including bonus content such as videos.

Serving Power Our Members Count On

Our commitment to provide reliable, affordable, and responsible energy to our members hasn't wavered. Our story is one of people helping people bring a necessity of life — electricity — to rural America through leadership, innovation, and fortitude.

Delivering Value in Changing Times

Basin Electric's ability to navigate will continue to be an asset as the cooperative faces an increasingly complex world in which the pace of technological change is ever-quickening and volatility in increasing.

Managing Members' Capital Responsibly

Basin Electric's financial strength and stability carried the cooperative and its members through the second year of a global pandemic and a winter weather event that impacted the entire central corridor of the United States.

Member Feature

Gerry and Gwen Geis own a cattle and sheep ranch in a family partnership near Gillette, Wyoming, and are members of Powder River Energy Corporation, a Basin Electric Class C member. Their grandson, Tilden Mills, and their dog, Meg, are featured on the cover of this year's report.

Member Feature

Maartje Murphy owns Cows & Co Creamery, where she makes and sells gelato and artisan gouda cheese, two practices she learned in her home country of The Netherlands. Maartje and her husband Casey are members of Basin Electric Class C member Northern Plains Electric Cooperative.

Member Feature

Green Plains Superior produces 60 million gallons per year of sustainable, low-carbon biofuel, along with renewable corn oil and web and dry distillers grains. The facility is a member of Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member.

Member Feature

In the Larson family of South Dakota, you'll find royalty. Charles Larson's granduncle, Levo, was known as The Watermelon King for many years. Charles is a member of Basin Electric Class C member Central Electric Cooperative in Mitchell, South Dakota.