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...]

Serving the cooperative through subsidiaries

Bob and Deb Bartosh

Bob Bartosh’s career at Basin Electric has centered on its subsidiaries, even before they were subsidiaries. Bartosh, Basin Electric senior vice … [Read more...]

‘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...]

Evidence of continuous improvement at Basin Electric

In any business, there’s ups and downs and constant change. Finding balance hinges on employees understanding the organization's mission and goals and … [Read more...]