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...]

Renewed focus on renewables at Basin Electric

Renewable sources of energy are a big deal for Basin Electric. Take the cooperative’s current portfolio. At the end of 2013, more than 10 percent of … [Read more...]

Big safety milestones at Basin Electric facilities


Safety is paramount at Basin Electric. The proof is in the numbers. Check out these astounding safety statistics from our … [Read more...]

Basin Electric recovered energy generation featured on Chevy’s website

The recovered energy generation unit Basin Electric buys power from in Garvin, MN, is being featured on Chevrolet’s website. It is one of 16 new … [Read more...]

Questions on waste heat? Ask the Expert!

It's energy that would otherwise be released and wasted. But Basin Electric buys energy from units that take the heat that was one wasted -- and turn … [Read more...]

A tale of two units near Culbertson, Montana

A communications crew is working on two stories from Culberston, Montana. Next to one another sit a heat recovery generation unit on the Northern … [Read more...]

Basin Electric’s 7th heat recovery unit is making power

Another power plant has been added to Basin Electric’s generating family. It’s located near Garvin, Minn., and is “fueled” by the heat from hot … [Read more...]

Using waste heat to make electricity

By the end of February, Basin Electric’s base load generation will have increased by about 11 megawatts (MW). In the grand scheme of things, it's … [Read more...]