We are your local electric cooperative. We are a community-focused organization who works hard to efficiently deliver affordable, reliable and safe energy to our member-owners.  We were built by our communities. We care about our communities. We are your friends, family, neighbors and coaches. Yesterday. Today. Tomorrow.  We belong to the communities we serve.


Cooperative Principle #7 - Concern for Community

While focusing on member needs, cooperatives work for he sustainable development of their communities through policies accepted by their members.

Touchstone Energy® Open Golf Tourney

This annual event is one of the single largest fundraisers for the United Way of Bemidji. Held in August each year at Castle Highland's Golf Course, north of Bemidji.  This event has raised more than $143,500 for the United Way since its inception in 2005.

Beltrami Electric's Multi-Vendor Indoor Garage Sale

This event is held annually, the first Saturday in May, features more than 90 vendor booths, concessions and access to new and used merchandise. This event is Beltrami Electric's second largest fundraisers for the United Way of Bemidji Area.

Mitten Tree

Beltrami Electric Cooperative collects donations of NEW and HOMEMADE mittens, gloves, hats and mittens each year to distribute to more than 700 children in Head Start/ECFE programs within our service area.