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 232 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 3509 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 29th in the United States out of 3509 companies in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative is 391st in the United States out of the 3509 for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from renewable fuel types.

    Generating 18,108,006.34 megawatt hours annually, Basin Electric Power Cooperative is ranked 78th for total production of all suppliers in the US.

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative generates 96.68% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuels. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 17,507,576.34 megawatt hours, which is 70th highest out of 3509 providers in the country.

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative's electricity generation plants generate 2,389,613.68 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas.

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative is ranked 67th in the country out of 3509 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

    314,272MWh

    71 National Rank

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative Energy Makeup

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    Basin Electric Power Cooperative State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    North Dakota134,168,70014

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Adams County2,200311.04$115.06/mo
    Benson County5,964410.50$154.76/mo
    Billings County945210.10$126.76/mo
    Bottineau County6,379510.20$127.58/mo
    Bowman County2,993311.04$115.06/mo
    Burke County2,20149.11$106.34/mo
    Burleigh County98,458410.49$104.06/mo
    Dickey County4,999510.52$135.17/mo
    Divide County2,19559.18$132.21/mo
    Dunn County4,09549.66$108.91/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Basin Electric Power Cooperative

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Platte County WY Coal 8,299,8698,366,917,761.091,008.08
    Mercer County ND Coal 5,796,798.996,449,546,647.731,112.6
    Mercer County ND Coal 3,043,191.993,546,956,734.061,165.54
    Campbell County WY Coal 2,786,053.013,027,727,778.81,086.74
    McKenzie County ND Natural Gas 802,289409,966,232.9511
    Williams County ND Natural Gas 662,022349,387,471.72527.76
    Brookings County SD Natural Gas 585,488244,385,764.28417.41
    Prairie Winds SD1Basin Electric Power Cooperative (66.67%)Mitchell Technical Institute (33.33%)
    Aurora County SD Wind 375,600
    Ward County ND Wind 332,941
    Brown County SD Natural Gas 180,71297,573,944.16539.94

    Basin Electric Power Cooperative Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    83.31%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    Natural Gas
    13.20%
    WIND
    Wind
    3.32%
    DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
    Distillate Fuel Oil
    0.16%
    WASTE/OTHER OIL
    Waste/other Oil
    0.02%

    Cities Basin Electric Power Cooperative Has Coverage

    * 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 96.68% 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 3.32% 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 232 cities.

    Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
    Published: 2022-09-24