Serving the Northernmost Community in the United States
Barrow Utilities and Electric Cooperative, Inc. (BUECI) is a member-owned, non-profit multi-utility providing electric generation and distribution, natural gas distribution, water treatment and distribution, and wastewater collection and treatment.
Our utility cooperative was established in 1964, roughly ten years before construction began on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. We serve the Inupiat Eskimo village of Barrow, providing electricity, natural gas, water and sewer services to this community of approximately 4,500.
Barrow Utilities & Electric Cooperative, Inc. is a strong supporter of the local community. Contributions are regularly made for academics, sports and cultural events, and honoring volunteers in our community. Our most significant annual donations are to community events such as Barrow’s annual 4th of July and Christmas Games events, as well as the New Year’s celebration fireworks display.