Associated Cooperatives

Associated Cooperatives

North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives (NDAREC) - The NDAREC is the trade association for the states 16 distribution co-ops and five Generation and Transmission co-ops in North Dakota. It was incorporated in 1958 and is located in Mandan, N.D.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) - The NRECA is the national service organization for more than 900 not-for-profit rural electric cooperatives and public power districts providing retail electric service to more than 42 million consumers in 47 states and whose retail sales account for approximately 12 percent of total electricity sales in the United States.  

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC) is an information technology company that develops and supports software and hardware solutions for our Member-Owners who are primarily utility cooperatives and telecommunications companies across the nation. NISC is an industry leader providing advanced, integrated IT solutions for consumer and subscriber billing, accounting, engineering and operations, as well as many other leading-edge IT solutions.
Basin Electric Power Cooperative Inc. - Basin Electric is one of the largest Generation and Transmission cooperatives in the state. It was formed by Verendrye and other electric distribution cooperatives in 1961.

Central Power Electric Cooperative Inc. - Central Power Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a wholesale electrical generation and transmission cooperative, G&T, organized in 1949 to generate power for its member rural electric distribution cooperatives. Verendrye and five other distribution cooperatives own Central Power. Central Power continues to supply the bulk power needs of its members through its backbone system of transmission and subtransmission facilities.

Touchstone Energy - Touchstone Energy is an alliance of member-owned electric cooperatives that are dedicated to providing members with reliable, high- quality service at competitive prices. Touchstone Energy is the brand name by which cooperatives identify and connect themselves with that alliance.