Basin Electric Power Cooperative

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About Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is an electric cooperative. The largest city serviced by the supplier is Bismarck, but the company also provides electricity to 234 cities in North Dakota. There is currently only one industrial customer account served by the company. There were a total of 1,103,767 megawatt hours sold through retail sales in 2020 by the supplier and 30,622,083 megawatt hours sold to wholesale customers. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 57.14% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 42.88%. The revenue for Basin Electric Power Cooperative in 2020 from electricity sales was $1,775,501,400, with 90.20% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 1.92% from retail sales to end users.

Energy Loss

Companies routinely submit reports for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Basin Electric Power Cooperative recently reported a loss of 0.98% of the electricity generation total. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the suppliers who operate throughout the United States. Basin Electric Power Cooperative has received a rank of 71st best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the United States.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type: Cooperative
  • Headquarters: 1717 East Interstate Avenue
    Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
    United States of America
  • CEO: Todd Telesz

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Quick Facts About Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is 31st in the United States out of 3510 companies in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is 411th in the United States out of the 3510 for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuel types.

Generating 17,339,726.32 megawatt hours annually, Basin Electric Power Cooperative is ranked 80th for total production of all suppliers in the US.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative generates 97.04% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuels. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 16,827,036.98 megawatt hours, which is 74th highest out of 3510 providers in the country.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative's electricity generation plants generate 2,245,729.6 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative is ranked 64th in the country out of 3510 companies that we track for the total percentage of electricity output from renewable fuels.

Energy provider of the year for North Dakota, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
North Dakota, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for North Dakota, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
North Dakota, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for North Dakota, Major Provider Category
Lowest Energy Loss
North Dakota, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Basin Electric Power Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-0.98%

Total Energy Loss

314,272 MWh

71  National Rank

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Energy Makeup

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Basin Electric Power Cooperative State Coverage

State Customers Sales ($) State Rank Based On Revenue % of Provider's Residential Sales in State
North Dakota 1 34,168,700 14

Basin Electric Power Cooperative County Coverage

County Population Providers Avg. County Rate (¢) Avg. Electric Bill
Adams County 2,200 3 10.97 $114.12/mo
Benson County 5,964 4 10.65 $147.24/mo
Billings County 945 2 10.28 $122.61/mo
Bottineau County 6,379 5 10.27 $122.77/mo
Bowman County 2,993 3 10.97 $114.12/mo
Burke County 2,201 4 9.00 $104.54/mo
Burleigh County 98,458 4 10.43 $101.49/mo
Dickey County 4,999 5 10.59 $128.46/mo
Divide County 2,195 5 9.06 $130.18/mo
Dunn County 4,095 4 9.67 $105.34/mo

Power Plants Owned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions/MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Platte County WY Coal 8,314,551.99 8,415,432,959.75 1,012.13
Mercer County ND Coal 5,249,512 5,729,029,522.95 1,091.35 Yes
Campbell County WY Coal 2,943,791 3,203,953,762.77 1,088.38 Yes
Mercer County ND Coal 2,592,127 2,989,209,695.21 1,153.19 Yes
McKenzie County ND Natural Gas 784,053 417,049,477.6 531.91
Brookings County SD Natural Gas 756,351 307,842,552.92 407.01
Williams County ND Natural Gas 498,275 253,049,878.62 507.85
Prairie Winds SD1Basin Electric Power Cooperative (66.67%)Mitchell Technical Institute (33.33%)
Aurora County SD Wind 313,712
Ward County ND Wind 283,932
Brown County SD Natural Gas 118,075 63,400,704.22 536.95

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
83.87%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.95%
WIND
Wind
2.96%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.20%
WASTE/OTHER OIL
Waste/other Oil
0.02%

Cities Basin Electric Power Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Alamo, ND
  • Alexander, ND
  • Almont, ND
  • Ambrose, ND
  • Amidon, ND
  • Anamoose, ND
  • Antler, ND
  • Arnegard, ND
  • Ashley, ND
  • Balfour, ND
  • Balta, ND
  • Bantry, ND
  • Barney, ND
  • Beach, ND
  • Belfield, ND
  • Benedict, ND
  • Bergen, ND
  • Berlin, ND
  • Berthold, ND
  • Beulah, ND
  • Bisbee, ND
  • Bismarck, ND
  • Bottineau, ND
  • Bowbells, ND
  • Bowdon, ND
  • Bowman, ND
  • Braddock, ND
  • Brinsmade, ND
  • Buchanan, ND
  • Bucyrus, ND
  • Burlington, ND
  • Butte, ND
  • Cando, ND
  • Carpio, ND
  • Carrington, ND
  • Carson, ND
  • Cathay, ND
  • Cayuga, ND
  • Center, ND
  • Cleveland, ND
  • Cogswell, ND
  • Coleharbor, ND
  • Columbus, ND
  • Courtenay, ND
  • Crosby, ND
  • Dawson, ND
  • Deering, ND
  • Des Lacs, ND
  • Dickey, ND
  • Dickinson, ND
  • Dodge, ND
  • Donnybrook, ND
  • Douglas, ND
  • Drake, ND
  • Dunn Center, ND
  • Dunseith, ND
  • Dwight, ND
  • Edgeley, ND
  • Egeland, ND
  • Elgin, ND
  • Ellendale, ND
  • Epping, ND
  • Esmond, ND
  • Fairmount, ND
  • Fairview, MT
  • Fessenden, ND
  • Flasher, ND
  • Flaxton, ND
  • Forbes, SD
  • Forman, ND
  • Fort Yates, ND
  • Fortuna, ND
  • Fredonia, ND
  • Fullerton, ND
  • Gackle, ND
  • Gardena, ND
  • Garrison, ND
  • Gascoyne, ND
  • Gladstone, ND
  • Glen Ullin, ND
  • Glenburn, ND
  • Glenfield, ND
  • Golden Valley, ND
  • Golva, ND
  • Goodrich, ND
  • Grace City, ND
  • Grano, ND
  • Granville, ND
  • Great Bend, ND
  • Grenora, ND
  • Gwinner, ND
  • Hague, ND
  • Halliday, ND
  • Hamberg, ND
  • Hankinson, ND
  • Hansboro, ND
  • Harvey, ND
  • Havana, ND
  • Haynes, ND
  • Hazelton, ND
  • Hazen, ND
  • Hebron, ND
  • Hettinger, ND
  • Hurdsfield, ND
  • Jamestown, ND
  • Jud, ND
  • Karlsruhe, ND
  • Kenmare, ND
  • Kensal, ND
  • Kief, ND
  • Killdeer, ND
  • Knox, ND
  • Kramer, ND
  • Kulm, ND
  • LaMoure, ND
  • Landa, ND
  • Lansford, ND
  • Leeds, ND
  • Lehr, ND
  • Leith, ND
  • Lidgerwood, ND
  • Lignite, ND
  • Lincoln, ND
  • Linton, ND
  • Loraine, ND
  • Ludden, ND
  • Maddock, ND
  • Makoti, ND
  • Mandan, ND
  • Mantador, ND
  • Marion, ND
  • Marmarth, ND
  • Martin, ND
  • Max, ND
  • Maxbass, ND
  • McClusky, ND
  • McHenry, ND
  • Medina, ND
  • Medora, ND
  • Mercer, ND
  • Milnor, ND
  • Minnewaukan, ND
  • Minot, ND
  • Mohall, ND
  • Monango, ND
  • Montpelier, ND
  • Mooreton, ND
  • Mott, ND
  • Mylo, ND
  • Napoleon, ND
  • New England, ND
  • New Leipzig, ND
  • New Rockford, ND
  • New Salem, ND
  • New Town, ND
  • Newburg, ND
  • Noonan, ND
  • Oakes, ND
  • Oberon, ND
  • Overly, ND
  • Palermo, ND
  • Parshall, ND
  • Perth, ND
  • Pettibone, ND
  • Pick City, ND
  • Pingree, ND
  • Plaza, ND
  • Portal, ND
  • Powers Lake, ND
  • Ray, ND
  • Reeder, ND
  • Regan, ND
  • Regent, ND
  • Rhame, ND
  • Richardton, ND
  • Riverdale, ND
  • Robinson, ND
  • Rocklake, ND
  • Rolette, ND
  • Rolla, ND
  • Ross, ND
  • Rugby, ND
  • Ruso, ND
  • Rutland, ND
  • Ryder, ND
  • Sarles, ND
  • Sawyer, ND
  • Scranton, ND
  • Selfridge, ND
  • Sentinel Butte, ND
  • Sherwood, ND
  • Sheyenne, ND
  • Solen, ND
  • Souris, ND
  • South Heart, ND
  • Spiritwood Lake, ND
  • Springbrook, ND
  • St. John, ND
  • Stanley, ND
  • Stanton, ND
  • Steele, ND
  • Strasburg, ND
  • Streeter, ND
  • Surrey, ND
  • Sykeston, ND
  • Tappen, ND
  • Taylor, ND
  • Tioga, ND
  • Tolley, ND
  • Towner, ND
  • Turtle Lake, ND
  • Tuttle, ND
  • Underwood, ND
  • Upham, ND
  • Velva, ND
  • Venturia, ND
  • Voltaire, ND
  • Wahpeton, ND
  • Washburn, ND
  • Watford City, ND
  • Westhope, ND
  • White Earth, ND
  • Wildrose, ND
  • Williston, ND
  • Willow City, ND
  • Wilton, ND
  • Wing, ND
  • Wishek, ND
  • Wolford, ND
  • Woodworth, ND
  • Wyndmere, ND
  • York, ND
  • Zap, ND
  • Zeeland, ND

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Basin Electric Power Cooperative FAQ:

What percentage of Basin Electric Power Cooperative's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Basin Electric Power Cooperative produces 97.04% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

What is the phone number for Basin Electric Power Cooperative?

You can reach Basin Electric Power Cooperative by phone via (701) 223-0441.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Basin Electric Power Cooperative?

There are 18 power plants owned by or associated with Basin Electric Power Cooperative.

What percentage of Basin Electric Power Cooperative's electricity is generated from renewable fuel sources?

Basin Electric Power Cooperative generates 2.96% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

How many counties does Basin Electric Power Cooperative supply electricity in?

There are 44 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Basin Electric Power Cooperative including North Dakota.

Who is the CEO of Basin Electric Power Cooperative?

The current CEO of Basin Electric Power Cooperative is Todd Telesz.

What cities does Basin Electric Power Cooperative provider electricity in?

Basin Electric Power Cooperative supplies in 234 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-03-13