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Capital Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, has been serving electricity to its consumer-owners in Burleigh and southern Sheridan counties since 1948. We take pride in being progressive yet friendly, service-oriented yet energy conscious.


Capital Electric serves more than 15,300 member-owners, providing electrical service to more than 18,000 meters. We own more than 2,770 miles of distribution and transmission line to serve our consumers. Approximately 38% of those lines are buried cable.

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.

Located in Bismarck, North Dakota, we are a member of Basin Electric Power Cooperative, our wholesale power supplier. We also purchase power from Central Power Electric Cooperative, Inc. and the Western Area Power Administration. We are a Touchstone Energy Cooperative.

We have 34 full-time and 2 part-time staff members, and we are governed by a nine-member board of directors comprised of consumer-members. Our board meets the third Friday of each month, and our annual meeting is in June each year. Our office is located at 4111 State Street North, just off of Highway 83 north of Bismarck.

Besides electricity, we offer a variety of services for energy efficiency and economic development. Contact us whenever we can be of service.

4111 State Street North || Bismarck, ND|| Toll-free: 888-223-1513 || Local: 701-223-1513 || Email Capital Electric
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