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...]

Both arts and science community thrives at Area 59 in Gillette, Wyoming

Each year at our Annual Meeting, we share a video focused on different facets of cooperative social responsibility at Basin Electric and in our … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s Dry Fork Station receives award for supporting fire department

Basin Electric is proud to receive the Campbell County Fire Department’s (CCFD) Friend of the CCFD award. The award is given annually to a business … [Read more...]

Basin Electric uses beetles to control leafy spurge at Glenharold Mine

Each year at our Annual Meeting, we share a video focused on different facets of cooperative social responsibility at Basin Electric and in our … [Read more...]

Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Trenton Schwahn

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked a few questions to Trenton Schwahn, electrical engineer III at Basin Electric. Schwahn is part of the Bakken … [Read more...]

Basin Electric to buy from the largest solar project in South Dakota

https://twitter.com/GeronimoEnergy/status/1229842112524451847?s=20 Yesterday, Basin Electric and Geronimo Energy announced Basin Electric will buy … [Read more...]

Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Mark Jenson

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked a few questions to Mark Jenson, mechanical engineer II at Basin Electric. Jenson is part of the Bakken Generation … [Read more...]

Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Jim Lund

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked a few questions to Jim Lund, senior mechanical engineer at Basin Electric. Lund is part of the Bakken Generation … [Read more...]