Basin Electric Power Cooperative

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Basin Electric is a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative incorporated in 1961 to provide supplemental power to a consortium of rural electric cooperatives. By end of year 2016 Basin Electric will operate 5,205 megawatts (MW) of wholesale electric generating capacity and have 6,555 MW of capacity within its generation portfolio Owns 2,334 miles and maintains 2,419 miles of high-voltage transmission, and owns and maintains equipment in 85 switchyards and 205 telecommunication sites