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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Antelope Valley Station featured by Lignite Energy Council

Lignite Energy Council recently published a feature on Antelope Valley Station. Following is an excerpt of the article. Antelope Valley Station, … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee spreading love of rock climbing

Dustin Snyder

This story was originally published in the May 2017 issue of ND Living Magazine. The rugged, vertical thrusts of prehistoric rock in western North … [Read more...]

Miss North Dakota, daughter of Basin Electric employee, creating ‘collateral beauty’

Siam Simpfenderfer was #borntomakeadifference. And true to the pageant tagline, the newly crowned Miss North Dakota International is ready to make … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee helps spread the message of heart health

Rick Mitzel, operations superintendent at Basin Electric's Antelope Valley Station, has been donating blood for as long as he can remember. It’s … [Read more...]

Car club tours North Dakota Energy Trail

Corvette Club tour 2016

Basin Electric Director Gary Drost and friends from the Corvette Club of Luverne, MN, visited energy country July 19. Drost serves as a director … [Read more...]