Care Mobile launches with electric cooperatives on board

Ronald McDonald House Charities Care Mobile

There are only 45 Care Mobiles® in the world, and the one North Dakota received has been a long time coming. “It takes nine months to produce a … [Read more...]

Basin Electric makes connections at Energy Generation Conference

Running motors. Working pumps. Purple motorcyles. Candy. Lots of candy. Vendors will do almost anything to get the attention of the Energy Generation … [Read more...]

Dakota Gas, Basin Electric employees at Energy Generation Conference

Energy Generation Conference 2012

More than 115 Great Plains Synfuels Plant employees are attending the 33rd Annual Energy Generation Conference at the Bismarck Civic Center this week. … [Read more...]

Basin Electric recovered energy generation featured on Chevy’s website

The recovered energy generation unit Basin Electric buys power from in Garvin, MN, is being featured on Chevrolet’s website. It is one of 16 new … [Read more...]

Basin Electric director’s grandson loses leg, wrestles on

Don Applegate

Collin Applegate lost his leg in a farm accident in October. Just two months later, he was back on the wrestling mat at Riverside High School in … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station construction nearly complete

Deer Creek Station

In December, construction at Deer Creek Station was 85 percent complete. Gavin McCollam, project manager on Deer Creek Station, says, “Most of the … [Read more...]

One transformer’s incredible journey to Watford City

Transformer is lowered onto its new pad at Watford City.

Oh, if this transformer could talk, the stories it would tell. The 172,000-pound transformer from Western Area Power Administration's Philip, SD, … [Read more...]

Day in the life of a Basin Electric wind technician

Welcome to Patrick Hurt’s office. He’s the lead wind technician at the PrairieWinds ND 1 facilities south of Minot, ND. He and his fellow techs … [Read more...]

Cooperatives support a new dentist’s office on wheels

Ronald McDonald Care Mobile

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will help take care of dental problems for low-income children in western North Dakota. It is a dentist's office on … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee gives account of 2012 Iowa caucuses

Iowa caucus 2012

Dale Niezwaag, Basin Electric senior legislative representative, traveled to Iowa for the 2012 Iowa caucuses Jan. 3. Here is Niezwaag's account: I … [Read more...]