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Capital Electric Cooperative is committed to providing safe, reliable and affordable electric power at a reasonable cost to all member-owners.

With headquarters in Bismarck, N.D., and a service center in Wing, Capital Electric Cooperative has provided electricity to consumers in Burleigh and southern Sheridan counties since 1948. We also serve portions of Emmons, Kidder and McLean. We take pride in being progressive yet friendly, service-oriented yet energy conscious.

As a cooperative, we are owned and governed by the members we serve. Our directors on the board are elected by the membership, so they have a vested interest in the operation of the cooperative. Learn more about how Capital Electric proudly returns its margins back to the members it serves in the form of Capital Credits.

Last winter’s snow melt and heavy spring rains raised water levels to a historical high, flooding out and toppling a single-phase distribution line that fed a pasture well owned by Capital Electric Cooperative members Curtis and Brenda Eichele, Driscoll. Click here or read September’s local pages of North Dakota Living, to learn why the co-op invested in solar energy to power the well … and how it is benefiting the cooperative, the cattle, the Eichele family, and members like YOU.

Last winter’s snow melt and heavy spring rains raised water levels to a historical high, flooding out and toppling a single-phase distribution line that fed a pasture well owned by Capital Electric Cooperative members Curtis and Brenda Eichele, Driscoll. Click here or read September’s local pages of North Dakota Living, to learn why the co-op invested in solar energy to power the well … and how it is benefiting the cooperative, the cattle, the Eichele family, and members like YOU.

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Your safety matters to us 

In June 2013, a young farmer named Michael Wehri was killed in southwest North Dakota, when his sprayer came into contact with a power line. Click here to read why North Dakotans, and the world, are still mourning this young man -- and why your safety matters to Capital Electric Cooperative. Please, take great care every day; especially during harvest season.

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Co-op members being targeted in phone scam

Capital Electric Cooperative asks members to be aware of a telephone scam in which strangers claiming to be co-op employees call consumer-members and tell them they have to pay immediately with their credit card or face disconnection of services. Please know that Capital Electric employees would never call and ask for a credit card number to avoid an immediate disconnect. That is not how we do business. Our collection procedure for delinquent accounts includes numerous written, telephone and personal communications efforts prior to disconnection. Our goal is to help the member with payment agreements, obtain help from other agencies with the bill, and do everything possible to avoid an electrical disconnect. If you receive a suspicious phone call, hang up and call Capital Electric at 701-223-1513. 

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CAPITAL CREDIT CLAIMS: Do we owe you money?

Click here to read the names of former Capital Electric Cooperative, Inc. members who had capital credit checks mailed to them in June of the year 2008. These checks have been returned to Capital Electric Cooperative by the postal service because they could not locate the members at the address on file. A further search by Capital Electric personnel has not turned up their whereabouts. If you received electrical service from Capital Electric Cooperative, Inc. any time during the year 1992 and your name is on this list, please contact our office. If you know of the whereabouts of members on this list who received electrical service from Capital Electric Cooperative, Inc. any time during the year 1992, please have them contact our office at 701-223-1513. Please keep in mind that not all of the capital credit amounts are large. However, we desire to get the money due to those who earned it, and clear up our records. We will redeem capital credits for those members on the following list who notify us prior to Dec. 1, 2014. Notice is hereby given that any of the aforementioned unclaimed capital credits outstanding after Dec. 1, 2014 will be forfeited pursuant to Section 10-15-34.1 and 10-15-23 of the North Dakota Century Code. 3RD NOTICE – SEPTEMBER 2014

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Become a co-op "fan" on Facebook!

Capital Electric Cooperative now has a Facebook page! Facebook allows us to communicate quickly with our member-owners, the media and the general public on important co-op issues. If there is a major outage, you can check our Facebook page for frequent updates. We will also be providing information regarding your co-op membership, energy efficiency, upcoming meetings, youth programs and much more. Go to www.facebook.com/capitalelectricnd to “like” our page and begin receiving information.

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Members, do you contribute to Operation Round Up? If not, opt in today!

In this voluntary program, co-op members round up their monthly electric bills to the next dollar, and donate their change to worthy individuals, groups and organizations in their respective co-op’s service area. The money is placed in a trust where it accumulates, and the trust’s board of directors — who are also co-op members — meet regularly to review applications and disburse funds in the form of grants. All of the money raised by members stays in their local communities. On average, participating members donate about $6 a year. The donation is tax-deductible, and members who participate will receive a summary on their last billing statement of the year.

Capital Electric Cooperative implemented the Operation Round Up program in August 1997. Since then, more than 31 million pennies in Operation Round Up funds have been donated and spread across the co-op’s service area.

Members, please support this worthy program. Call the co-op at 701-223-1513 to verify your participation or to opt in if you do not currently participate. Every member’s small donation truly does add up to make a big difference.

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