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   Committed generation projects 8-12

Basin Electric is constructing new peaking generation resources to fulfill demands for power from our member systems.

We continue to explore innovative technologies for producing cleaner energy from coal, while pursuing gas turbine and renewable energy generation resources.

Existing power facilities are being upgraded to reduce emissions and improve efficiency.

Transmission projects are currently in development in both North Dakota and South Dakota.


Lonesome Creek Station

The natural gas-fired peaking station west of Watford City, North Dakota, will serve increased member system demand for electricity in the area.

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North Dakota Transmission

Basin Electric is proposing to construct, own and operate a new 345-kV transmission line and associated supporting infrastructure. The entire project will consist of constructing approximately 190 miles of new single circuit 345-kV and double circuit 345/115-kV transmission lines, the construction of two new substations, modifications to three existing substations and 345-kV switchyard, river crossings, temporary construction staging sites, and other facilities.

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South Dakota Transmission

Basin Electric is moving forward with plans to build a new high-voltage transmission line in south central South Dakota. The 70-mile Lower Brule-to-Witten line will run from a new substation near Big Bend Dam to the existing Witten Switching Station near Witten, SD

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