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Basin Electric, members discuss strength of the cooperative at 2023 annual meeting

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Blanket drive at Basin Electric provides warmth and comfort to struggling community members

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Basin Electric employee receives NRECA Rising Star Award

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Basin Electric reaches new all-time member billing peak in August

Previously this summer, Basin Electric had set a new summer billing peak in July, at 4,586 MW.

Construction begins on carbon capture pilot project at Wyoming ITC

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Great Plains Synfuels Plant, Antelope Valley Station sustain damages from summer storm

A summer storm caused damage to Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant and Antelope Valley Station on Aug. 1.

Basin Electric takes next step in exploration of new West-side electricity market

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Basin Electric attends “Lunch with the Boss” event

Basin Electric was honored at the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) “Lunch with the Boss” event held on Aug. 19.

Seven states represented at electric cooperative key accounts training

Seven of the nine states in Basin Electric’s service territory were represented at the Key Accounts Master Course at Class C member West River...

Basin Electric breaks ground on largest single-site electric generation project built in North Dakota in 40 years

Basin Electric is building about 580 megawatts (MW) of natural gas generation near the existing Pioneer Generation Station northwest of Williston,...

Why Basin? Learning opportunities, stability, and an impressive benefits package

Basin Electric prides itself on its culture and commitment to its employees, offering an impressive benefits package and professional development...

Directors approve Basin Electric and subsidiary financial forecasts for 2024-2033

This forecast includes total capital expenditures of $5.1 billion to build new generation and transmission to serve member growth.

Basin Electric participates in event commemorating first-ever large-scale solar purchase

The event was held at the site of the future Wild Springs Solar, a 128-megawatt solar project of which Basin Electric will purchase 114 MW of its...

Inspections complete on CarbonSAFE wells at Basin Electric’s Dry Fork Station

An annual inspection was done on two Wyoming CarbonSAFE wells: University of Wyoming Powder River Basin (UW PRB) #1 and UW PRB #2.

Australian company signs agreement to conduct research at Wyoming ITC

The following is a news release published by the University of Wyoming. It discusses a newly executed agreement that will affect Basin Electric by...

How We Serve: Human Resources

Employees at Basin Electric understand their role as stewards of service to the members of the cooperative. The “How We Serve” series highlights an...

Basin Electric holds all-employee meeting announcing new mission statement and values

Basin Electric held an all-employee meeting on Aug. 29 and the Executive Leadership Team announced the cooperative’s new mission statement and...

BE Leaders class at Basin Electric creates new mission statement and values

The 2023 BE Leaders team used their teamwork skills when they were tasked with developing a new mission statement and set of values for Basin...

Basin Electric Government Relations team summarizes 2023 legislative sessions

Basin Electric’s government relations team continuously tracks state legislative bills within the membership’s service areas. The following is a...

Check out videos and written summaries available from Basin Electric 2023 Annual Meeting

Find videos, written summaries, photos, and more from Basin Electric's 2023 Annual Meeting of the Membership.

How Basin Electric maintains reliability and stability when the Laws of Physics won't change

The Laws of Physics say that at the very second electricity is being used, it must be generated somewhere.

Basin Electric directors approve long-range engineering plan in August

More than $3.8 billion is expected to be spent on all Basin Electric facilities over the next 10 years.

Antelope Valley Station fly ash control system replacement project complete

The system controls all the components of the baghouse, allowing operators to perform necessary tasks from the control room.

Montana Free Press: What happened when a Tesla came to Ekalaka

See how two self-proclaimed jerks from California made the front desk laugh at Southeast Electric Cooperative.

Affordable cooperative power supports entrepreneurs

Vess Hurley says he was able to diversify and grow because he was willing to adapt.

West River Electric participates in electric vehicle training

As more and more electric vehicles hit the road, the need for safety training increases. West River Electric Association, a Basin Electric Class C...

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