A day on the ND Energy Trail for a BBC crew

BBC news tour

A BBC news crew toured North Dakota’s Energy Trail June 15. Peter Day, BBC news reporter, and Arlene Gregorius, BBC producer, visited the Great … [Read more...]

Pink hard-hatted team cleans grease in Freedom Mine dragline

Pink hard hats

You don’t come across pink hard hats in a coal mine very often. So when you do, you ask where the owners got them. In Nikki Sullivan and Wendy … [Read more...]

Niezwaag moderates wind energy panel at Renewable Energy Action Summit

2012 Renewable Energy Action Summit

Dale Niezwaag, senior legislative representative for Basin Electric, moderated a panel on wind energy at the 2012 Renewable Energy Action Summit in … [Read more...]

Is EPA killing coal?

Beartrap and coal

The United States has more coal reserves than any other country in the world, according to the American Coalition of Clean Coal Electricity. The … [Read more...]

How Basin Electric is meeting the need for power in the Bakken

Meeting the Bakken need

When Jay Lundstrom, Basin Electric senior forecast analyst, started his load forecast presentation to the Basin Electric board of directors in April, … [Read more...]

Make your voice heard on proposed CO2 rule

Letter to EPA opposing the CO2 rule

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent New Source Performance Standard (NSPS) for carbon dioxide (CO2) threatens the future of coal-based … [Read more...]

Community and Cooperative Strength (from Burke-Divide Electric blog)

Reblogged from Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative: Cooperatives across our country follow the 7 principles of the cooperative world. BDEC is no … [Read more...]

Hope blooms eternal in Basin Electric employee’s yard

Zimmerman rosebush

The Missouri River stayed in her banks this spring, but signs of last year's chaos persist if you know where to look: faint water marks on trees and … [Read more...]

Electric cooperatives power once-flooded park

Powering Oak Park

Even as they were driving to their job site on May 30, the cooperative employees knew they would be working for a community that really needed … [Read more...]

Minot area students tour PrairieWinds 1

PrairieWinds 1

The wind played along and blew good and strong for the group of Minot area high school students who visited the PrairieWinds 1 site south of Minot, … [Read more...]