‘Moon shot’ bid under way to revitalize coal

Integrated Test Center groundbreaking event

A “moon shot” project in Wyoming is carrying hopes of revitalizing the coal industry. The phrase was used by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead was to describe … [Read more...]

Allam Cycle showing potential in a carbon-constrained world

Allam Cycle

Regardless of the court's final decision on the legality of the Clean Power Plan, Basin Electric knows it needs some additional tools in its toolbelt … [Read more...]

A better path to carbon reduction (Video)

The U.S. Supreme Court's Stay of the Environmental Protection Agency's 111(d) Clean Power Plan in February 2016 was welcome news to everyone … [Read more...]

Mercer County supports kids battling cancer through Brave the Shave (Video)

Thiel

“Nobody should suffer through cancer. Period,” says Chad Edwards, Antelope Valley Station plant manager. On March 17, Edwards and many others … [Read more...]

Why Basin? Support the co-op, serve the membership

Justin Morgen

When Basin Electric participated in a nationwide emergency response exercise last November, the cooperative wanted Justin Morgen on its team. And … [Read more...]

Top 9 Basin Electric videos of 2015

Garrison Dam spillway 2011

‘Tis the season for lists! Here are Basin Electric’s top 9 videos this year, as counted by YouTube. Since some of these videos are several years … [Read more...]

SD lawmakers hear ND energy story

"It's that educational perspective." Ed Anderson, South Dakota Rural Electric Association (SDREA) general manager, is talking about the annual tour … [Read more...]

Co-op professionals from across the country get the big picture at Basin Electric

Freedom Mine big tire

Basin Electric hosted the G&T (generation and transmission) Communicators’ summer meeting June 22-24, leading a tour of North Dakota’s Energy … [Read more...]

Basin Electric and BNSF on good terms after settlement

BNSF railway settlement

Cookies for collaboration. That was the arrangement between several Basin Electric employees and BNSF Railway’s legal team, as the two parties swapped … [Read more...]

Intense look inside a coal based steam boiler

Looking inside the boiler at Antelope Valley Station

The boiler is one of the main attractions when we take people on a tour of our power plants. It's huge - 277 feet tall, taller than the 242-foot tall … [Read more...]