Basin Electric employee says ‘yes’ to providing community support

Ashley Fraser, senior safety coordinator at Dry Fork Station, wasn’t planning to get involved in the Youth Emergency Services (Y.E.S.) House until she … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas carbon capture: Improving the environment and the bottom line

Both advocates and adversaries of coal are familiar with the term “carbon capture.” Finding a way to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from … [Read more...]

Just a natural thing: Basin Electric lineman says he never wanted to be anything else

As a child in Elgin, North Dakota, Wayne Bentz remembers going out with his lineman dad on service and trouble calls, watching him restore power for … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s strategic focus on ratings

At the end of 2020, Basin Electric’s finance team geared up for three days of meetings with ratings agencies in New York City. This did not include a … [Read more...]

Basin Electric supports Giving Hearts Day

You may have seen lots of red hearts on your social media channels lately. That’s because Feb. 11 is Giving Hearts Day. On this day, donations made … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees on hand for WEIS go-live event

As the time for the market to go live drew near, SPP displayed a screen showing the average prices for each balancing authority, energy imbalance … [Read more...]

Dispatchable power: When giving up control is a good thing

Reliability and affordability is at the forefront of Basin Electric’s mission of providing wholesale energy and services to its members. As of Jan. 1, … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station hosts carbon mitigation projects

Basin Electric’s Dry Fork Station near Gillette, Wyoming, does more than generate electricity from coal. It’s incubating innovation for managing … [Read more...]

Top Basin Electric stories of 2020

As we're getting ready to ring in 2021, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of our popular posts and stories of 2020. Get your popcorn … [Read more...]

Basin Electric helps 28 organizations fill hungry bellies during the holidays

We often think of the holidays as the most wonderful time of the year, but for some it’s a challenging time of trying to make ends meet. With COVID-19 … [Read more...]