Basin Electric Power Cooperative

Basin Electric Power Cooperative supplies electricity to 44 counties and is considered an electricity cooperative. There is only one customer purchasing electricity from the supplier and it is an industrial customer. The provider sold 30,622,083 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2020. The electricity sourced by Basin Electric Power Cooperative is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce and additional megawatt hours purchased via wholesale channels. These categories comprise 57.14% and 42.88%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. The company earned $1,775,501,400 in 2020. $1,601,536,400 of that came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $34,168,700 of which came from sales to retail end-users.

About Basin Electric Power Cooperative

With 17,264,401.58 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel sources, the supplier is the 72nd largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable sources in the United States out of 3510 providers. The supplier is the 128th highest provider in the country out of 3510 suppliers for megawatt hours generated from natural gas. Basin Electric Power Cooperative ranks as the 79th highest total electricity generator out of 3510 suppliers in the US.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when dealing with electricity transmission. Basin Electric Power Cooperative currently averages a loss of around 0.98% of the electricity they generate. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 2nd best out of 33 companies who report energy loss in the state.

Basin Electric Power Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:1717 E Interstate Avenue
    Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
    United States of America
  • CEO:Paul Sukut

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    Quick Facts About Basin Electric Power Cooperative

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    Basin Electric Power Cooperative ranks 32nd out of 3510 electricity providers in the US in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

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    Basin Electric Power Cooperative is ranked 64th in the United States out of 3510 providers for total percentage of electricity output from sustainable sources.

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    Basin Electric Power Cooperative produces 512,689.33 megawatt hours (or 2.88% of their total production) from the use of renewable fuels in their electricity generation plants.

    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
    Lowest Energy Loss
    North Dakota, Major Provider Category
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    Energy provider of the year for North Dakota, Major Provider Category
    Lowest Energy Loss
    North Dakota, Major Provider Category
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    Energy Loss

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

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    Total Energy Loss

    314,272MWh

    71 National Rank

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative Energy Makeup

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    Basin Electric Power Cooperative State Coverage

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    North Dakota134,168,70017No DataIcon representing missing value.

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative County Coverage

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    Adams County2,216410.95$114.56/mo
    Benson County6,832510.40$145.58/mo
    Billings County928310.23$123.96/mo
    Bottineau County6,282510.11$123.21/mo
    Bowman County3,024410.95$114.56/mo
    Burke County2,11548.31$97.97/mo
    Burleigh County95,626510.30$100.68/mo
    Dickey County4,872610.46$127.14/mo
    Divide County2,26458.67$152.21/mo
    Dunn County4,42459.63$106.23/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative

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    Platte County WY Coal 8,382,778.01378,751,856.7445.18No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Mercer County ND Coal 5,017,190.9946,632,300.269.29YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Mercer County ND Coal 3,137,214.019,069,314.942.89YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    Campbell County WY Coal 3,040,9193,141,764,155.11,033.16YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
    McKenzie County ND Natural Gas 784,053417,049,477.6531.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Brookings County SD Natural Gas 756,351307,842,552.92407.01No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Williams County ND Natural Gas 498,275253,049,878.62507.85No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Prairie Winds SD1Basin Electric Power Cooperative (66.67%)Mitchell Technical Institute (33.33%)
    Aurora County SD Wind 313,712No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Ward County ND Wind 283,932No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
    Brown County SD Natural Gas 118,07563,400,704.22536.95No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative Fuel Makeup

    COAL
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    84.22%
    NATURAL GAS
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    12.66%
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    Wind
    2.88%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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    0.21%
    WASTE/OTHER OIL
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    0.01%

    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:

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

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

    Who is the CEO of Basin Electric Power Cooperative?

    Paul Sukut is the CEO of Basin Electric Power Cooperative.

    What percentage of Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s electricity is produced from renewable fuel types?

    Power production plants owned by or associated with Basin Electric Power Cooperative generate 2.88% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

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

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

    What cities does Basin Electric Power Cooperative have customers in in?

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative serves 234 cities.

    What is the phone number for Basin Electric Power Cooperative?

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative's customer service phone number is (701) 223-0441

    What percentage of Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel types?

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative generates 97.12% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

    Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
    Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25