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Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Basin Electric Power Cooperative

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About Us

Basin Electric is a consumer-owned, regional cooperative that generates and transmits electricity to 141 member rural electric systems and 3 million consumers in CO, IA, MN, MT, NE, NM, ND, SD and WY.

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  • A not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative incorporated in 1961 to provide supplemental power to a consort
  • Diverse energy portfolio: coal, gas, oil, distributed, and renewable energy, including wind power
  • Consumer owned by 141 member cooperative systems
  • Serves 3 million electric consumers
  • Members' service territories comprise 550,000 square miles in nine states

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