Basin Electric Power Cooperative, headquartered in Bismarck, North Dakota, generates and transmits wholesale electric power to 137 member electric cooperatives in nine states: Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. Basin Electric operates over 5000 megawatts of electric generating capacity and maintains 2,250 miles of high-voltage transmission line as of year-end 2011. Basin Electric’s generating portfolio includes coal, gas, oil, nuclear, wind and recovered energy generation. Basin Electric employs over 2,200 people, 426 of whom live in Wyoming, including 90 employees at the Dry Fork Station north of Gillette. For more information, visit www.basinelectric.com.
Member Since: 2005