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


Becky Schweiger, originally from Brainerd Minnesota,  started working at Steffes in 2007 after her friend referred her.  Becky works in our Electric Thermal Storage production area assembling a variety of the heaters that we offer.  She estimates that the number of ETS heaters that she has assembled in her time at Steffes is well into … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Julie Thorpe Celebrates 20 Years

Julie Thorpe is celebrating 20 years with Team Steffes. Before she came to Steffes, she was an IT professional with ESP here in Dickinson. In fact, she ran the cables when the Dickinson North facility was built. Julie was originally hired at Steffes as customer service.  She is now the Technical Support Manager for our … Read More


Tony Borreson was referred to work at Steffes by a friend in 2013. Steffes has a referral program that rewards employees for referring friends to work at Steffes because we believe that it leads to outstanding employees. He began as a welder and robotic technician. Today, he is  a Fab Weld Lead and works on frame … Read More