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Basin Electric team continually plans for reliable transmission

The Transmission team at Basin Electric were a part of the recent planning effort that resulted in the approval of more than $500 million in...

New employee helps out with Basin's Backyard Garden veggie taxi duties

Today's veggie taxi driver had a couple helpers, including a new team member at Basin Electric. 

The Garfield Dairy shares co-op value of community

The community-minded values of the new Garfield Dairy near Bryant, South Dakota, make it an ideal member for an electric cooperative with the same...

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

Basin Electric set a new all-time high member billing peak in the summer due to new loads in the system.

Dakota Gas helps fill demand for beverage-grade carbon dioxide

Since 2020, Dakota Gas has produced enough product for its customers who then sell it to water treatment plants, as carbonation for beverages, and...

Registration open for 2022 Annual Meeting

A full-day meeting will be held on Nov. 9 and a members-only session will be held Nov. 10.

Basin's Backyard Gardeners spread the love with more than 115 pounds of fresh food

The donation was split between two organizations: Salvation Army and Welcome House.

Study on possible SPP RTO expansion shows promise, informs next steps

The study estimates adjusted production cost savings of $71 million per year under average hydrology conditions.

How We Serve: Asset Management and Commodity Strategy

The “How We Serve” series highlights employees and their work group and explains how they serve our members every day.

MREA editorial shows we're all in this together

Reliability means something different to an electric utility than it does to a clean energy advocate.

The fruits of Basin's Backyard Gardeners continue to come in

Basin's Backyard Garden volunteers brought in 49 pounds of fruits and vegetables this week.

Transmission projects determined as needed in North Dakota by the Southwest Power Pool

The Southwest Power Pool (SPP) conducted an Integrated Transmission Planning study and in 2021 determined the need for extensive new transmission...

Basin Electric works to protect membership from market volatility

Because Basin Electric is dedicated to providing reliable and affordable energy to its members, there are several ways it works to cushion its...

Dakota Gasification Company receives award from BNSF Railway

The Product Stewardship Award is given annually by BNSF Railway to honor customers for the safe transportation of hazardous materials by rail.

Basin Electric and BisMan Chamber EDC host meeting by Vantis Group

On Aug. 16, Basin Electric and BisMan Chamber EDC hosted a meeting at Headquarters by Vantis Group.

Montana school teacher shows the value of commitment in rural areas

This year, Hill County Electric offered its first ever Teacher Appreciation Award in an effort to help retain these educators that are so critical...

Basin's Backyard Garden donations come in over holiday weekend

Labor Day didn't stop employees from harvesting vegetables to donate to local food pantries.

Basin Electric CEO and general manager visits wind, natural gas, and subsidiary facilities

Basin Electric CEO and general manager Todd Telesz visited three Basin Electric facilities this summer in Distributed Generation and two locations...

Basin's Backyard Garden donation fills need at Heaven's Helpers Soup Cafe

Basin Electric employees donated their homegrown vegetables twice over the past week.

Deer Creek Station serves members with distributed generation

"Basically everything we do affects the membership. What's good for the membership is good for us."

Inflation Reduction Act signed into law

On Aug. 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022.

Basin Electric system reaches new summer member billing peak

Basin Electric’s July 2022 member peak sale level surpassed the previous all-time-high summer member sale level by 151 MW.

Transmission lines damaged from summer storms are back in service

Major summer storms from early June to mid-July caused severe damage in Basin Electric’s service territory, leading to necessary storm restoration.

Coal fines being trucked from Antelope Valley Station to Leland Olds Station

The decision to truck coal was made due to a dwindling stockpile of lignite at Leland Olds Station.

Talented Basin Electric gardeners produce a colorful bounty

Dvorak says the Salvation Army was very thankful for the donation and was told people love all of the fresh produce and nothing goes to waste.

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