Retired Basin Electric truck reports for fire duty in Hazen

A truck that formerly served Basin Electric’s Transmission System Maintenance shop in Mandan, ND, will soon grace the streets of Hazen, ND, as part of … [Read more...]

Innovation still a hallmark of Basin Electric

Since its inception in 1961, Basin Electric has participated in many first-of-its-kind projects and commissioned many serial number-one pieces of … [Read more...]

Basin Electric partners with living things in some reclamation

Backer Bees

Commitment to the environment can be shown in a variety of ways. Following are a few ways Basin Electric keeps nature in mind in … [Read more...]

Energy tours provide perspective for Sioux Valley Energy directors and staff

Board directors and staff of Basin Electric Class C member cooperative Sioux Valley Energy, headquartered in Brandon, SD, made some stops Sept. 26 in … [Read more...]

Lignite Energy Council sponsors contest for leadership students in Coal Country

More than 80 students from Beulah, Center-Stanton, Hazen, Underwood, and Washburn, ND, high schools learned about mining, reclamation, and power plant … [Read more...]

Former Basin Electric coworkers remember longtime plant manager

Former longtime Laramie River Station Plant Manager Dallas Wade passed away Aug. 27 in Wheatland, WY. Wade, 69, started working for Basin Electric … [Read more...]

The solar eclipse through Basin Electric’s eyes

The 2017 solar eclipse is now just a memory, and the thousands of people who traveled near and far donning their cardboard glasses to catch a glimpse … [Read more...]

46 years is the employment record to beat at Basin Electric

Doug Bjornson, mechanic I at Antelope Valley Station, set a new record at Basin Electric. When he retired July 7, he did so with the title of the … [Read more...]

Dry Fork Station creates positive energy at Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County

In Campbell County, Wyoming, where the depression and suicide rate among teens is alarmingly high, the activities committee at Dry Fork Station has … [Read more...]

Dance floor constructed for plant boiler inspection (Video)

During the spring maintenance outage at Basin Electric’s Antelope Valley Station near Beulah, ND, Unit 1 had inspections completed in its … [Read more...]