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Generator and turbine arrive at Pioneer Generation Station

Equipment continues to arrive at Pioneer Generation Station Phase IV (PGSIV), Basin Electric’s largest generation project being built in North...

Basin Electric experiences second largest member billing peak increase since 2014

The increase is largely due to the winter storms that swept over Basin Electric’s service territory along with continued increased load growth...

Basin Electric membership growing across all districts

The forecast shows a bandwidth addressing the what-if scenarios that come with potential new large loads.

New substation will meet Basin Electric’s growing membership needs

Basin Electric is committed to providing reliable electricity to its members, and this commitment means looking to the future as the membership...

PSC holds hearing for proposed transmission line in Dunn and McKenzie counties

The North Dakota Public Service Commission (NDPSC) held a hearing on Feb. 16 in Killdeer, North Dakota, to consider a 32.5-mile high-voltage...

How and why do Basin Electric linemen barehand 345,000-volt power lines?

Twice each year, Basin Electric’s Transmission System Maintenance (TSM) crews from across its service area are required to participate in live line...

Basin Electric team increases donations for local charities

A team at Basin Electric created an electronic process for its jeans day program, resulting in an increase in donations.

How we serve: Instrumentation technicians

Instrumentation technicians at Leland Olds Station keep operations running smoothly with proactivity and diligence.

Keeping electricity reliable through scheduled outages

Dakota Gas and Laramie River Station strive to minimize the duration and frequency of essential scheduled outages.

Easement brings continued long-term power and reliability to members

Strong relationships between Basin Electric, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Whetstone Valley Electric Cooperative provided the acquirement of a...

Scheduled outages provide reliability for members

Scheduled outages at Dakota Gas and Laramie River Station play a crucial role in maintaining reliability and efficiency.

PSC hearing held for proposed transmission line

The North Dakota Public Service Commission (NDPSC) held a hearing on Feb. 1, 2024, in Williston, North Dakota, to consider a 15-mile high-voltage...

Stay Basin! New opportunities, great coworkers, and career focused

Cody Schmidt has worked for Basin Electric in the Distributed Generation group for a little over six years, but three months ago he began working...

How We Serve: Treasury Management

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

Reliability remains top priority after NERC releases 2023-2024 winter reliability assessment report

The 2023-2024 winter reliability assessment report was recently released by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).

Wind power purchase agreement with Basin Electric now commercial

ENGIE North America’s North Bend Wind project began commercial operation on December 22, 2023. Basin Electric has a 25-year Power Purchase...

Wartsila engines arrive at Pioneer Generation Station

Construction continues at Pioneer Generation Station Phase IV (PGS IV) with the recent arrival of six Wartsila engines.

Laverdure updates Minot Chamber EDC on Basin Electric’s cooperative power supply

Verendrye Electric Cooperative, a Basin Electric Class C member located in Minot, North Dakota, invited Erin Laverdure, Basin Electric project...

Upgrades at Antelope Valley Station increase reliability

Antelope Valley Station, a coal-fueled dispatchable generation facility located near Beulah, North Dakota, is making some equipment upgrades as...

Basin Electric board approves spare turbine purchases

The spare engines will arrive in September 2024 and January 2025.

Nemadji Trail Energy Center Neighborhood Meeting is Jan. 23

NTEC supports renewable energy expansion and reliability in the Upper Midwest.

Investing in success: Dakota Gas offers Bismarck State College Process Technology students jobs before graduation

Dakota Gas' partnership with Bismarck State College opens opportunity for full time, paid internships for process technology students.

Basin Electric issues Request for Proposal for power supply

Basin Electric is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) to find options for fulfilling power supply obligations within the Midcontinent ISO,...

Why Basin? Supportive work environment, opportunities for growth, and a commitment to excellence

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

Basin Electric begins preliminary investigation into construction of new generating facility

The team will spend about one year evaluating the addition of a facility to Basin Electric’s fleet.

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