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Basin Electric Power Cooperative's
Leland Olds Station

leland stationOne mile south, 3.5 miles east of Stanton, ND. Lignite-fired electric generating station. Owned and operated by Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bismarck, ND.

Unit 1 operational in 1966, rated at 210,000 kilowatts. Unit 2 operational in 1975, rated at 440,000 kilowatts.

Tours available by appointment. Groups of five or fewer can contact plant directly at (701) 745-3371.

Larger groups should contact Basin Electric at (701) 223-0441



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1016 E. Owens Avenue, PO Box 2277, Bismarck, ND 58502 i (701) 258-7117 or 1-800-932-7117 i Fax: (701) 258-2755