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Basin Electric takes on maintenance of Stegall DC tie

In March, Basin Electric took on the maintenance of the DC tie in Stegall, a first for Basin Electric.

Severson attends White House Summit on Modernizing the Power Grid

The White House Summit on Modernizing the Power Grid was held in Washington, D.C., on May 28.

2024 Basin Electric Resolutions Committee meets

The Basin Electric Resolutions Committee, made up of representatives from each of Basin Electric's districts and a Basin Electric board member, had...


Registration is now open for Basin Electric's 2024 summer Member Managers Conference scheduled for July 24-26.

Keynote speaker announced for 2024 Basin Electric Annual Meeting

Alex Epstein will deliver the keynote address August 14 at Basin Electric’s 2024 Annual Meeting of the Membership.

Basin Electric board authorizes safety resolution

Basin Electric board of directors authorized a safety resolution at the June board meeting held in Gillette, Wyoming.

Dakota Gas team goes the extra mile to keep employees safe

Safety and teamwork are two values of Basin Electric, which is why the Dakota Gas fire/rescue team attended an advanced training program.

Investing For The Future: Facility maintenance

Electrical upgrades at a power plant can significantly enhance both reliability and safety.

Ammonia plant at Dakota Gas beats long-standing production record

Investments into equipment are proving valuable in the ammonia plant at Dakota Gasification Company.

Brickhouse addresses investment at Williston Basin Petroleum Conference

Todd Brickhouse, Basin Electric CEO and general manager, participated in a panel discussion held in Bismarck, North Dakota, on May 15.

Investing for the Future: Transmission planning

The need for transmission projects can arise from various factors, including the aging condition of facilities requiring refurbishment or the...

Basin Electric’s first-ever Dynamic Line Rating installation enhances grid capability in northwestern North Dakota

In collaboration with Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) and Ampacimon, Basin Electric is investing in technology that will enhance grid...

Investing for the Future: Pioneer Generation Station Phase IV construction coordination

Darrell Slavick, Basin Electric construction coordinator III, is responsible for day-to-day oversight of contractor activities, and any...

Laramie River Station electricians are Heimlich Heroes

Safety training at Laramie River Station serves as a continuous reminder of how important safety skills are, on or off the job

Distributed generation's critical role in maintaining reliable electricity

As Basin Electric’s membership continues to grow, one resource is proving it’s a critical piece of the cooperative’s all-of-the-above energy...

When the stakes are high, Dakota Gas employees are prepared

When it comes to training, there’s no substitute for hands-on exercises to gain experience for real-world scenarios.

How We Serve: Tax Team

With teamwork being one of Basin Electric’s core values, it’s important to highlight the different departments the Tax team collaborates with, as...

Basin Electric's largest substation built to support membership growth

To meet the expected growth of the membership, construction of a new 19.5-acre substation is underway to replace the 345-kilovolt substation at...

A cornerstone for peace: The International Peace Garden

Both the International Peace Garden and International Music Camp are grateful for their local electric cooperative that offers reliable electricity...

Improvements to Dakota Gas' CO2 compressor station improve safety and reliability

Dakota Gasification Company continues to invest in the safety and reliability of the plant by making improvements to the plant’s carbon dioxide...

Improving the water balance system at Dakota Gas

The team at Dakota Gas is implementing improvements to their water balance system, a system that balances the current inventory of water and the...

Basin Electric named a top 10 workplace by Young Professionals Network

Basin Electric has been named one of the top 10 places to work in Bismarck and Mandan, Noth Dakota by the Young Professionals Network (YP Network).

Coal byproducts reduce waste and benefit the environment

Beyond generating electricity and heat, coal yields various byproducts that can be sold to reduce waste and maximize resource utilization.

Why Basin? Engaging workload, work-life balance, and great people

With over two years under her belt at Basin Electric, ReNee Kline has found a job that checks all of her boxes.

Team performing planned maintenance at Pioneer Generation Station

The reciprocating engines at Pioneer Generation Station Phase III hit 32,000 run-hours – a major milestone, which triggered the need for planned...

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