Big safety milestones at Basin Electric facilities


Safety is paramount at Basin Electric. The proof is in the numbers. Check out these astounding safety statistics from our … [Read more...]

Photo Essay: It takes an entire cooperative family

Photo Essay: It takes an entire cooperative family

Basin Electric multi-media specialist II, Steve Crane, has been on the scene of  big events for Basin Electric, taking pictures, for many … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station dedication

Deer Creek Station dedication

Dedication ceremonies were held today at the Deer Creek Station, a 300-net megawatt capacity power plant that’s a first in South Dakota and a first … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station dedication tomorrow

Deer Creek Station dedication

You're invited to join us in celebrating the completion of a power plant that co-ops built: the Deer Creek Station. The dedication ceremony will take … [Read more...]

South Dakota lawmakers tour Basin Electric facilties (Video)

SD legislators tour 2012

Each year, a group of South Dakota legislators takes a trip to North Dakota to tour Basin Electric's facilities. The lawmakers learn about … [Read more...]

Two big milestones in a day at Deer Creek Station

Deer Creek Station

“I told my supervisors we're going to the plant to get fired up, get charged up, and blow off a little steam.” Doug Rothe, Basin Electric … [Read more...]

A water world at Deer Creek Station

Deer Creek Station

Creative thinking by a Basin Electric engineer at Deer Creek Station means the plant is blowing off steam a little more quickly. Gary Hager, Basin … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station achieves initial sync

Deer Creek Station

To most, this shot of a computer screen in a power plant’s control room doesn’t mean much. But to the staff who’ve been working at the Deer Creek … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station achieves first fire

Deer Creek Station

Basin Electric’s first combined cycle power plant had a big day yesterday. Watch the video. The Deer Creek Station in Brookings County, SD, … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station kicks off 2012 St. Baldrick’s shave

St. Baldrick's Deer Creek Station

Basin Electric's combined cycle power plant under construction near Brookings, SD, kicked off the North Dakota St. Baldrick's event this morning in a … [Read more...]