Dry Fork Station cap appears in Antarctica

Dry Fork Station cap in Antarctica

A piece of Dry Fork Station made its way to the South Pole earlier this year. Bob Berger, husband of former Wyoming Rep. Rosie Berger, wore his Dry … [Read more...]

Leland Olds Station plant manager featured by Lignite Energy Council

Lignite Energy Council published a feature on Leland Olds Station Jan. 27. James Backus, the coal-based power plant's manager, was interviewed for a … [Read more...]

Bismarck State College students get look into energy industry at Basin Electric

Bismarck State College students

Basin Electric hosted students from Bismarck State College Jan. 30, who were here to get some real world insight into the energy industry. The … [Read more...]

Basin Electric Annual Meeting preconference polling turns presentation into conversation

Most traditional Annual Meeting presentations are a one-way flow of information. Some crowd participation brought an interactive feel to an Annual … [Read more...]

Beetles take care of leafy spurge at Glenharold Mine

Leafy spurge beetles at Glenharold Mine

Unseen to most of us, millions of little helpers are doing damage control on reclaimed coal mine land. Beetles are spread at the Glenharold Mine, a … [Read more...]

Reclaimed coal mine provides nourishment for bees

Backer Bees is one of three beekeepers who keep their bees at the Glenharold Mine, a reclaimed coal mine that used to supply coal to Leland Olds … [Read more...]

Wind generation among lowest cost options to meet members’ energy needs

Wind turbines and fenceline

The winds of change are blowing at Basin Electric. Electric cooperatives nationwide are navigating a rapidly-evolving energy landscape. At the … [Read more...]

Lightning strikes thrice at PrairieWinds 1

PrairieWinds 1

There is a wind turbine blade at the PrairieWinds 1 wind project near Minot, ND, that has been struck by lightning three times. You read right - … [Read more...]

Wind turbines on weather radar

U.S. National Weather Service

Sometimes when you're looking at weather radar on a clear, calm night, you'll see areas that look like it should be raining or storming. It doesn't … [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...]