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...]

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...]

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...]

Game of cones: Construction orange marks progress, safety at Basin Electric peaking stations

Darrell Slavick

Darrell Slavick is in his element when he’s helping build a peaking generation facility. Sporting protective sunglasses and a hard hat that says “I … [Read more...]

Basin Electric employees prepared for winter safety

Trent Schwahn

Over the past few months Trent Schwahn, Basin Electric electrical engineer II, has made many trips from Headquarters to Lonesome Creek Station, … [Read more...]

Building to meet the cooperative’s member needs

It’s no secret. The Bakken is booming in the Williston Basin, and the effects of it are being felt throughout the region. To keep up with the … [Read more...]

PF12 study validates Basin Electric oil growth forecast

KLJ load forecast press conference

Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson (KLJ) released its study, PF12, on Tuesday outlining Williston Basin growth over the next 20 years. PF12 stands for power … [Read more...]

How Basin Electric is meeting the need for power in the Bakken

Meeting the Bakken need

When Jay Lundstrom, Basin Electric senior forecast analyst, started his load forecast presentation to the Basin Electric board of directors in April, … [Read more...]