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Cracking the code: Carbon sequestration project will benefit environment, co-op

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Basin Electric, members discuss the value of cooperation at 2021 annual meeting

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Quick thinking by DGC teams lessen impacts of fire

The quick actions of Operations, Electrical and Instrumentation, and Protection Services helped minimize damage and prevent injuries.

Basin Electric CEO and General Manager Todd Telesz tours generation facilities

When Todd Telesz took the position of Basin Electric’s sixth-ever CEO and general manager, he committed to visiting Basin Electric’s plant sites...

No injuries, isolated damage reported after fire at Dakota Gas

The plant remained in operation, though at a reduced rate, throughout the entire incident.

Antelope Valley Station employees get creative in moving coal

When a fire occurred at Antelope Valley Station last September, there was some damage to the L1 chute that brings in the coal fines from Dakota...

Storage facility permit application submitted for carbon dioxide sequestration project

The application describes the project and demonstrates compliance with applicable rules and regulations for geologic storage of carbon dioxide in...

Carbon dioxide sequestration project is a milestone in Basin Electric's environmental efforts

The project is a step toward North Dakota’s goal of being carbon neutral by 2030.

Public open house scheduled for Great Plains Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Project

A presentation by the project team will begin at 6:30 p.m., with time reserved at its conclusion for small group and one-on-one conversations.

Dakota Gas shifts carbon dioxide sales to fulfill supply shortage

Recently, the Synfuels Plant sent higher volumes of its CO2 to a Canadian customer that was struggling to get the supply it needed. The customer...

Dakota Gas marks first sale of new product

Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant is now producing and selling a new product at its urea facility. The new product, a 40%...

Cracking the code: Carbon sequestration project will benefit environment, co-op

Basin Electric is embarking on an innovative project that will benefit the environment by sequestering and permanently storing carbon dioxide from...

Directors authorize early amortization of up to $77.2 million

The expense deferral was initially made in 2018 following a write down of the non-fertilizer assets at Dakota Gasification Company.

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.

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.

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

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.

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...

Basin Electric, members discuss the value of cooperation at 2021 annual meeting

More than 800 member cooperative employees, directors, public officials, and utility representatives attended Basin Electric’s 2021 Annual Meeting...

Synfuels Plant’s DEF-inite production advantages bring in millions

The shift to producing an increased amount of DEF has had a significant financial impact for Dakota Gas .

Moody’s affirms Basin Electric’s ratings in October

Moody’s affirmed Basin Electric’s senior secured long-term rating of A3, and short-term rating of P-2, both with a stable outlook.

Basin Electric's Paul Sukut retires after 38 years at the cooperative

While Paul Sukut’s time as CEO features several flashy milestones, the decades he spent previously at Basin Electric are what shaped his time...

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