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...]

Wyoming CarbonSAFE to determine whether carbon dioxide can be stored underground near Dry Fork Station

Dirt work started March 31, 2019, to prepare a site near Dry Fork Station for geologic testing for the Wyoming CarbonSAFE project. They call it … [Read more...]

Impact of delayed power plant outages due to COVID-19 pandemic

As the spring power plant outages drew near, the COVID-19 pandemic hit in full force across Basin Electric’s service area. With the safety of the … [Read more...]

Curious badger wanders through Dry Fork Station plant site

Dry Fork Station near Gillette, Wyoming, had a late summer visitor to the plant site. DaLyn Hugo, environmental coordinator, said, "We think he … [Read more...]

Longtime Basin Electric leader hangs up his hard hat

Man standing in front of power plant wearing a hard hat

A man of integrity. Fairness. Respect. Consideration. A true servant leader. All these words have been used to describe John Jacobs, Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Laramie River Station blood drive supplements supply during low donation period

Many blood drives have been cancelled due to COVID-19, but the need for blood donations hasn’t gone away. On July 16, the team at Laramie River … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s use of drones improves efficiency and safety while reducing costs

Basin Electric’s use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, commonly referred to as “drones,” is extensive. From maintaining transmission lines to measuring … [Read more...]

New technology will improve efficiency of Wilton Wind Projects

Wind is an integral piece of Basin Electric’s all-of-the-above energy portfolio, and through the years the co-op has invested more than $6 billion … [Read more...]

Basin Electric moving forward with new natural gas unit

Lonesome Creek Station is about to get a little less lonesome. At their January board meeting, Basin Electric directors authorized a sixth … [Read more...]

Trouble saying no led to 20 years of foster care for Basin Electric employee

In 1988, President Ronald Reagan declared May National Foster Care Month, and it continues to be recognized and celebrated today. For Rhonda Chapman, … [Read more...]