Two big milestones in a day at Deer Creek Station

Deer Creek Station

“I told my supervisors we're going to the plant to get fired up, get charged up, and blow off a little steam.” Doug Rothe, Basin Electric … [Read more...]

A water world at Deer Creek Station

Deer Creek Station

Creative thinking by a Basin Electric engineer at Deer Creek Station means the plant is blowing off steam a little more quickly. Gary Hager, Basin … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station achieves initial sync

Deer Creek Station

To most, this shot of a computer screen in a power plant’s control room doesn’t mean much. But to the staff who’ve been working at the Deer Creek … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station achieves first fire

Deer Creek Station

Basin Electric’s first combined cycle power plant had a big day yesterday. Watch the video. The Deer Creek Station in Brookings County, SD, … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station kicks off 2012 St. Baldrick’s shave

St. Baldrick's Deer Creek Station

Basin Electric's combined cycle power plant under construction near Brookings, SD, kicked off the North Dakota St. Baldrick's event this morning in a … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station construction nearly complete

Deer Creek Station

In December, construction at Deer Creek Station was 85 percent complete. Gavin McCollam, project manager on Deer Creek Station, says, “Most of the … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station workers continue their giving spirit

McKnight Community Hall Renovation Project

For the workers at Deer Creek Station, safety is priority number one. But next on their list, especially during the holidays, is giving to those in … [Read more...]

Big wrench tightens last bolts on Deer Creek Station generator

“You’re not gonna find this one on the shelf at Sears.” Matt Ehrman, mechanical engineer on site at Deer Creek Station, is talking about the 75mm … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Station workers help fill food pantry

Brookings County Food Pantry

The Brookings County Food Pantry received a gift Oct. 5. The workers at Deer Creek Station donated money and all the food on the table in the photo … [Read more...]

Final section of stack set at Deer Creek Station

Deer Creek Station

The stack at Deer Creek Station was topped out on Aug. 1. Work started on the stack toward the end of 2010. Work continues, including electricial and … [Read more...]