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Three teams work over the holidays to power up Wyoming CarbonSAFE project

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Basin Electric returns $64.5 million to its member-owners in 2021

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2022 winter Member Managers Conference set for Feb. 23-24

The conference will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Managers should book their rooms by Jan. 23 to receive the discounted group rate.

Basin Electric department undergoes reorganization

Becky Kern was promoted to vice president of Resource Planning and Rates, and Valerie Weigel was promoted to vice president of Asset Management and...

Directors approve 2022 budgets

The consolidated after-tax income for Basin Electric and its subsidiaries is estimated to be $76.1 million, with revenue deferral estimated at $15...

North Dakota Industrial Commission awards funding for proposed hydrogen project at Dakota Gas

A $10 million grant and $80 million loan will come from the state’s Clean Sustainable Energy Fund.

Seismic testing underway for carbon dioxide sequestration project

Seismic surveys are a tool geologists and geophysicists use to understand subsurface geology by looking at rock layers miles under the ground.

Sioux Valley's new Beneficial Electrification department responds to members in a powerful way

In a recent survey, 90% of members said they were interested in renewable energy and learning ways to be more energy efficient.

Top Basin Electric stories of 2021

As we’re getting ready to ring in 2022, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of our popular posts and stories of 2021.

Cooperative leader and Basin Electric's 6th employee dies at 96

Robert Feragan, Basin Electric Cornerstone Award winner, former manager of East River Electric, former Rural Electrification Administrator, and...

Basin Electric issues request for proposal

Basin Electric is issuing a Request for Proposal for renewables, capacity, and energy in the Southwest Power Pool and Midcontinent Independent...

Basin Electric and subsidiary board hold reorganization meetings

Officers are nominated and elected for one-year terms by the directors.

Basin Electric holiday treats help neighbors stay warm and full

Basin Electric employees raised money for community members who are homeless or facing homelessness by ordering holiday treat trays, all made by...

Basin Electric employees give Christmas cheer to 176 children

Basin Electric employees donated to 176 children whose names were placed on “angel trees” at five Basin Electric locations.

Dakota Gas food service provider wears angel wings in her off-time

Kim Fischer says she delivers meals to anyone who is sick in the area

2022 Winter Member Managers Conference registration open

The conference will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Tweeten appointed to polytechnic business and leadership team

The program will expand BSC’s focus on providing technical education and training that ranges from certifications and licenses to four-year degrees.

Basin Electric partners with Powder River Energy Foundation to provide meals this holiday season

Basin Electric teamed up with Class C member Powder River Energy’s Foundation to donate a total of $6,000 to the Silver Sage Senior Center in...

Air quality controls upgrade saves Basin Electric $1 million annually

A project at Dry Fork Station near Gillette, Wyoming increased efficiencies in the air quality control system and saved the cooperative $1 million...

Janz to serve on NRECA Executive and Administrative Professional Council

The council includes one representative from each of 10 regions across the country.

Basin Electric's Paul Sukut talks about his time at the cooperative

Paul Sukut says the cooperative business model and principles give both staff and directors a solid foundation to lean on.

A little tree brings big bucks to Wyoming charity

A team of employees at Dry Fork Station near Gillette, Wyoming entered a decorated tree into the Festival of Trees, hosted by the Northeast Wyoming...

Basin Electric employees participate in continent-wide security exercise

The goal of GridEx VI was to exercise the resilience of the North American electricity system in the face of a coordinated attack.

OCI N.V., Dakota Gas, and Dyno Nobel announce three-year renewal of marketing agreement

Including OCI’s facility in Iowa and Dakota Gas' Great Plains Synfuels Plant in North Dakota, N-7’s industrial urea presence in North America...

Co-op power proves out in reliable, efficient pasta production

Dakota Growers’ two sister plants (in Minnesota and Virginia) don’t have the cooperative advantages the North Dakota plant does as a member of...

In Depth: Researchers at Wyoming CarbonSAFE project near Dry Fork Station deploy seismic sensors

Researchers recently deployed a series of microseismic sensors as part of the ongoing baseline monitoring operations for the Wyoming CarbonSAFE...

Full reporting: Basin Electric 2021 Annual Meeting

All the information you need from Basin Electric's 2021 Annual Meeting of the Membership.

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