Ravi Bhattari is celebrating 6 years with Steffes in July. He is a System Administrator specializing mainly in system security, virtualization, and disaster response and recovery. Ravi graduated from Dickinson State University and began working for Steffes soon after. During his time at Steffes, Ravi has earned many additional certifications. Including CISSP (Certified Information Systems … Read More

Paul Steffes to Speak at 2018 ACEEE Hot Water Forum

Paul Steffes is going to be a featured panelist at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy 2018 Hot Water Forum in Portland, Oregon March 20-22.   ACEEE’s Hot Water Forum is the only technical conference about efficiently making, distributing, and using hot water, regardless of its source. Since 2008, the Hot Water Forum has … Read More

Steffes Exhibiting at Maui Energy Conference

Steffes is sponsoring and exhibiting at the 2018 Maui Energy Conference in Hawaii March 14-15. The Maui Energy Conference attracts more than 300 energy industry leaders from Hawaii, the Mainland, Japan and Europe to exchange ideas on how to better serve customers in today’s rapidly changing power generation and delivery environment.  This year’s conference will … Read More


Anne Ross, a Mechanical Engineering graduate of the University of North Dakota, is about to celebrate one year of working with Steffes. She previously worked in electrical contracting, but came to Steffes because she wanted to use CAD more and have a more hands on role in designing and manufacturing. She is now a Manufacturing … Read More

Steffes Exhibiting At TechAdvantage 2018

Steffes’ Electric Thermal Storage team will be exhibiting at TechAdvantage 2018 February 25-28 in Nashville, Tennessee. TechAdvantage is an annual conference for innovation and critical technologies that are transforming the world of engineering, information technology, energy services, operations, supply management and business. Our team will be at booth #351 there talking with conference attendees about … Read More


Emlee Wiege is celebrating 5 years with Steffes! Emlee started as a sales coordinator in 2013. In that role, she facilitated orders and worked with the sales team to build relationships with customers. She has since transitioned into the leadership role of customer support manager in which she oversees the sales coordinators and helps them … Read More

Paul Steffes to Speak at 56th Annual Rural Energy Conference

Paul Steffes will be speaking at the 56th Annual Rural Energy Conference hosted by the Midwest Rural Energy Council in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Thursday, February 15th. The wide variety of topics and technologies that will be presented will  focus on energy issues in agriculture. Paul will be sharing Steffes’ Grid-Interactive Electric Thermal Storage (GETS) … Read More


James Ness joined Steffes in May 2017 as an engineering intern at our Grand Forks East location. During his internship, he was focused on improving cycle times in the Code Shop. He participated in time studies and designed various tools to improve product efficiency. After his summer internship, James was hired part time as a … Read More

Microsoft Highlights Steffes’ Mission to Revolutionize Renewable Energy Storage

 Microsoft visited our Dickinson facility in October to talk with our C.E.O. Paul Steffes about Steffes’ ongoing mission to revolutionize how renewable energy is utilized through grid interactive storage. “Renewable energy is a wonderful thing, but all of our main renewable sources are variable” says Paul Steffes. “The sun comes up, clouds come out, wind … Read More