Always on watch: Basin Electric’s Marketing team works around the clock to benefit members

Behind locked doors on the second floor of Basin Electric Headquarters is a team always on watch – waiting for an opportunity to enhance the revenue … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employee puts firefighting training to use

Joe Fiedler, Basin Electric superintendent of Operations for North Dakota/Wyoming/Montana, was able to put his Basin Electric firefighting training to … [Read more...]

Basin Electric partners with living things in some reclamation

Backer Bees

Commitment to the environment can be shown in a variety of ways. Following are a few ways Basin Electric keeps nature in mind in … [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...]

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...]

Education fuels Basin Electric project manager’s passion for science program

Amanda Wangler

Amanda Wangler’s face lights up as she recalls when her love for engineering started. “I decided I was going to study engineering while I was still … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: History-making wind

At the end of 2005, Basin Electric had just 5.2 megawatts (MW) in wind generation. Cooperative directors gave their blessing in February 2008 to … [Read more...]

Photographer catches Northern Lights in area wind energy center

Credit: Mike Theiss, Extreme Nature Photography

This photo was taken by a photographer who came to North Dakota to chase tonight's predicted bad weather. Mike Theiss is a photographer affiliated … [Read more...]