In Community, Youth Posted

Win a Week-long Trip to Washington D.C.

Dakota Energy Cooperative invites area high school sophomores and juniors to apply for the 2015 Youth Tour, an exciting, week-long, all-expense paid trip to our nation’s Capitol from June 11-18, 2015. Your Cooperative’s board of directors once again has made the decision to send a student on the 2015 Youth Tour. During this action packed […]

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In Youth Posted

Cash for College

Dakota Energy has three different scholarship programs for high school students entering college or vocational school in 2015-2016. 2015-16 Basin $1,000 Scholarship Brochure & Application has a $1,000 scholarship for the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarship must be used for educational costs, and the student must enter college in the fall of the [...]

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Basin Electric Adds More Wind Power

Basin Electric Power Cooperative will add 300 megawatts of renewable energy to its generation portfolio through power purchase agreements signed with developers of two wind projects in North Dakota. “Wind purchase opportunities fit nicely into our existing generation portfolio,” said Paul Sukut, CEO of Basin Electric Power, who announced the new agreements [...]

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EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan wrong for South Dakota, PUC says

Pierre, S.D. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed plan to regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants will have harmful results on the reliability and affordability of electricity in South Dakota if implemented as it is currently written, warned the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission. The PUC responded to the EPA’s call for [...]

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