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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Mountain lion takes shelter at Basin Electric transmission line construction site

Paul Telehey, Basin Electric construction coordinator II, has seen his fair share of animals visiting construction sites located in remote areas, but … [Read more...]

Aircrane helicopter used in Basin Electric transmission line construction


Big machines are required to lift big things. An S-64 Aircrane helicopter with a lift capacity of 25,000 pounds, provided by Erickson Inc., … [Read more...]

Top 11 Basin Electric videos of 2014

Here is our list of top videos for 2014 on YouTube. Many of these videos have been tops for several years running, but this list reflects the views in … [Read more...]

Basin Electric line crew re-conductors line southwest of Minot

It’s not a typical project for Basin Electric’s line crew. Normally during the fall, they focus on line maintenance, but recently they worked on a … [Read more...]

Basin Electric focusing on the future

Basin Electric needs additional generation and transmission resources to serve its members’ needs. This much is known. What's not completely clear, … [Read more...]

Expert defends siting efforts

An archaeological expert is speaking out in defense of Basin Electric's siting efforts along the proposed 345-kilovolt transmission line being planned … [Read more...]