Honoring Iowa’s veterans one rock at a time

A group of retired women in Oakland, IA, moved a mountain. The “Friday Coffee Ladies,” as they’ve come to call themselves, recently undertook a … [Read more...]

Deer Creek donation gives volunteer fire department the gift of air

Deer Creek Station, a natural gas peaking plant near Elkton, South Dakota, recently gave a donation that will help the volunteer firefighters in the … [Read more...]

Basin Electric shows its heart on Giving Hearts Day

You may have noticed our Headquarters building in Bismarck took on the shade of the season today. We are lit up red for Giving Hearts Day. Giving … [Read more...]

Value of an asset: Basin Electric subsidiary Dakota Gasification Company

Dakota Gas

The nature of the business surrounding Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant is based on commodity prices. The price of oil and … [Read more...]

Cross Country Couple blogs about Synfuels Plant visit

Great Plains Synfuels Plant

We received a fun note via the "Contact us" page on our public website this week. Nathan and Lori, blogging as the "Cross Country Couple," sent us … [Read more...]

Basin Electric electrical engineer by day, prince by night

Chris Roemmich is not your typical engineer … at least not in the evenings. Let’s be honest. Engineers often get a bad rap for being technical, … [Read more...]

Simulating a crisis to prepare for one: Basin Electric participates in GridEx IV

The best way to prepare for a crisis is to simulate one and learn from it. Every two years, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation … [Read more...]

Empower Youth leadership program gearing up for 2018 launch

Basin Electric and several member cooperatives are nearing the launch of the Empower Youth Leadership Program to help high school students enhance … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee takes a shot at cowboy mounted shooting and earns state title

Labor Day weekend 2017 for Kelly Cozby, Basin Electric learning and development administrator, ended with a bang (no pun intended). In her first … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Headquarters 1974

The more things change, the more they stay the same. In 2017, Basin Electric completed a 91,000-square-foot expansion of its headquarters building, … [Read more...]