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BASIN ELECTRIC’S ALL-OF-THE-ABOVE RESOURCES WORK WITH THE SOUTHWEST POWER POOL MARKET

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Basin Electric adds renewables to power growing membership

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ABOUT US


Basin Electric Power Cooperative is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative owned by 141 member cooperative systems across nine states serving 3 million consumers. We pursue a smart and affordable energy strategy, and take advantage of the benefits of renewables while maintaining baseload that ensures the reliability our members expect.

Reliable and affordable

Basin Electric takes the long view. We invest in power and infrastructure to ensure cost-effective, reliable service for generations.

Our members are priority

Basin Electric takes a responsible approach through an all-of-the-above energy strategy. That's how we manage risk for our growing membership.

Renewable benefits

Basin Electric takes advantage of the benefits of renewables while maintaining baseload that ensures the reliability our members expect.

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Reliable and affordable

Basin Electric takes the long view. We invest in power and infrastructure to ensure cost-effective, reliable service for generations.

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Our members are priority

Basin Electric takes a responsible approach through an all-of-the-above energy strategy. That's how we manage risk for our growing membership.

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Renewable benefits

Basin Electric takes advantage of the benefits of renewables while maintaining baseload that ensures the reliability our members expect.

NEWS


Communication and transparency is key to the cooperative business model. We report on Basin Electric's decisions and directions through our News Center. You will find news releases, stories that appear in our weekly newsletter, features from our quarterly magazine, and more. 

OUR MISSION

We provide wholesale energy and services to our member-owners

OUR VISION

Provide leadership in the energy industry to deliver value to our member-owners

CAREER CENTER


Basin Electric employs over 1,800 people at facilities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, and Wyoming. We are a diverse workforce consisting of shift workers, engineers, administrative staff and maintenance professionals who keep our facilities running.