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...]

CoBank helps Basin Electric bring added value with urea financing

Steve Johnson

It’s nice to have a supportive partner when pursuing something great, especially when that something will benefit cooperative members. When Basin … [Read more...]

Engines complete journey at Pioneer Generation Station (Video)

Pioneer engines

It’s been quite a journey for six engines that rolled into Williston, ND, Oct. 29. The Wärtsilä 20V34SG reciprocating engines, made in Finland, … [Read more...]

Basin Electric Bakken peaking power: A look at Phase III construction

Pioneer Generation Station

The steep incline of electrical load growth in the Williston Basin has flattened some in response to depressed crude oil prices, but Basin Electric’s … [Read more...]

Co-op directors, staff tour energy sites in South Dakota

Directors and staff from Northern Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member in Bath, SD, and FEM Electric Association, a Basin Electric … [Read more...]

Local newspaper says Dakota Gas has the right mindset

Great Plains Synfuels Plant

The Bismarck Tribune ran a positive editorial Feb. 9 on Dakota Gasificiation Company's new urea plant at the Great Plains Synfuels Plant. Dakota … [Read more...]

Dispatchers learn to start up Pioneer Generation Station

Pioneer Generation Station went commercial today. Some training was done at Headquarters Aug. 29 to get ready for Basin Electric’s newest natural … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: August 1995

August 1995

Construction on the anhydrous ammonia plant at the Great Plains Synfuels Plant began in mid-1995. Anhydrous ammonia is commonly used in the … [Read more...]

A look at Pioneer Generation Station construction (Video)

Pioneer Generation Station

In the list of Basin Electric power plants, the Pioneer Generation Station looks like a lightweight. Weighing in at 45 megawatts, the power plant … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator-elect Heitkamp tenders resignation at Dakota Gas board meeting

U.S. Sen.-elect Heidi Heitkamp attended her last Dakota Gasification Company (DGC) board meeting Dec. 10. She tendered her resignation in a letter to … [Read more...]