Basin Electric moving forward with new natural gas unit

Lonesome Creek Station is about to get a little less lonesome. At their January board meeting, Basin Electric directors authorized a sixth … [Read more...]

Engineers Week at Basin Electric: Peter Moch

In honor of Engineers Week, we asked a few questions to Peter Moch, civil engineer III at Basin Electric. Moch is part of the Bakken Generation … [Read more...]

Emissions stack demolition underway at Leland Olds Station

aerial LOS emissions stack

The process of demolishing a non-operational 500-foot emissions stack is underway at Leland Olds Station, near Stanton, North Dakota. The stack is … [Read more...]

Cooperative effort plants thousands of trees near Harmony Lake

Western meadowlarks and red-winged blackbirds, mule deer, Canada geese, a bee, a butterfly, mosquitoes. All bear witness to new life in their home … [Read more...]

Christmas comes to Culbertson

One person’s trash just might be another person’s Christmas tree. Employees at Basin Electric’s Culbertson Generation Station, located near … [Read more...]

Be the light: Ambassador for science

Be the light Amanda Wangler

The Basin Electric ad campaign “Be the light” shows how Basin Electric and its member cooperatives can be the light in communities and homes like only … [Read more...]

Basin Electric donates $7,500 toward McKenzie County foam trailer


A $7,500 donation from Basin Electric will help McKenzie County (ND) Emergency Management fight larger fires. The money paid for a tote of … [Read more...]

Continuing load growth in the Bakken spurs project construction

Basin Electric’s member load growth in the Williston Basin might've slowed – but it’s still growing. That being the case, work continues on several … [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...]

After death threat in Iraq, a new home, future for Dakota Gas urea site contractor

(The following article was reprinted with permission from IHI E&C, the engineering firm of record for Dakota Gasification Company's urea facility … [Read more...]