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...]

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...]

Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Dana Jensen

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

Basin Electric’s all-of-the-above generation approach is the right choice for reliable, affordable power

Let’s travel back in time to the multiple choice quizzes we were all so fond of in school. Don’t worry, you won’t be graded. When it comes to … [Read more...]

Scientists sample rock one mile below the surface near Basin Electric facilities

How much thinking have you done on the porosity of rock? As kids, we see the effect of porosity when we pour water in a sandbox and it doesn’t … [Read more...]