Co-op electricians bring power back to Minot, ND, park

Minot, ND flood damage

"You forget about it when you don't hear about it. And then you see it. Oh jeez, these people really got hit hard." The quote above was Josh … [Read more...]

South Dakota governor tours Dakota Gas, Dakota Coal facilities

Daugaard tour at Freedom Mine

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard toured the Great Plains Synfuels Plant and the Freedom Mine May 23. Daugaard and several members of his staff and … [Read more...]

Opportunity to help build low income housing

ND Housing Incentive Fund

What is affordable housing? About 30 percent of a family's income. For example, a registered nurse making $42,000 per year can afford to spend $1,050 … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee speaks at 2012 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

2012 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

The 2012 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference drew 4,033 attendees from nine countries, 47 states and nine provinces May 22-24. This is the 20th … [Read more...]

Dust control study in western North Dakota

Maintaining roads and alleviating traffic are commonly known issues in the oil patch area of western North Dakota. The dust that goes along with the … [Read more...]

Basin Electric selected as Department of Defense finalist

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a U.S. Department of Defense agency, announced Basin Electric as a finalist for the 2012 Secretary … [Read more...]

Dragline christened at the Freedom Mine

Freedom Mine

On May 17, the Freedom Mine's third Bucyrus Erie 2570W dragline was celebrated in a dedication ceremony. Read more about the dragline: Dragline … [Read more...]

Heitkamp talks energy policy during fundraiser

Heitkamp fundraiser

The Lignite Energy Council sponsored a campaign fundraiser for Heidi Heitkamp May 15. Heitkamp is the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate seat … [Read more...]

Heitkamp features Synfuels Plant in campaign ad

Great Plains Synfuels Plant

Heidi Heitkamp has been a director on the Dakota Gasification Company board for more than 10 years. On March 17, she was endorsed by the North Dakota … [Read more...]

Two big milestones in a day at Deer Creek Station

Deer Creek Station

“I told my supervisors we're going to the plant to get fired up, get charged up, and blow off a little steam.” Doug Rothe, Basin Electric … [Read more...]