In Personnel Posted

• Linemen make up the largest single category of jobs at the typical distribution co-op. • There are about 18,000 full-time linemen in the rural electric program, making up nearly one-third of all rural electric   distribution co-op employees. • The average age of a co-op lineman is 43. • Co-op linemen make up about 16 […]

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In Annual Meeting Posted

2015 Annual Meeting

The Board of Directors has set Thursday, April 2, 2015 for the 2015 Annual Meeting. It will be held at the Miller High School Gymnasium. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. with the business meeting starting at 6:00 p.m. We anticipate the meeting will last an hour and there will be a drawing for prizes following […]

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In Community, Youth Posted

Win a Week-long Trip to Washington D.C.

Dakota Energy Cooperative invites area high school sophomores and juniors to apply for the 2015 Youth Tour, an exciting, week-long, all-expense paid trip to our nation’s Capitol from June 11-18, 2015. Your Cooperative’s board of directors once again has made the decision to send a student on the 2015 Youth Tour. During this action packed […]

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In Youth Posted

Cash for College

Dakota Energy has three different scholarship programs for high school students entering college or vocational school in 2015-2016. 2015-16 Basin $1,000 Scholarship Brochure & Application has a $1,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the [...]

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In Uncategorized Posted

Basin Electric Adds More Wind Power

Basin Electric Power Cooperative will add 300 megawatts of renewable energy to its generation portfolio through power purchase agreements signed with developers of two wind projects in North Dakota. “Wind purchase opportunities fit nicely into our existing generation portfolio,” said Paul Sukut, CEO of Basin Electric Power, who announced the new agreements [...]

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