Occasionally, members from Clay-Union Electric, Union County Electric and B-Y Electric take a bus trip to tour Basin Electric’s Antelope Valley Coal Generation Station, North American Coal Corporation, and the Dakota Gasification Great Plains Synfuels Plant – all located in North Dakota. During the tour, cooperative members also stop and tour the East River Electric Power Cooperative headquarters facilities in Madison, South Dakota. Upon the return trip, participants will visit the Capital Lake Visitor Center in Pierre and Central Electric's Solar Garden in Mitchell.
During the trip, members of the cooperative have the opportunity to learn first hand how electricity is generated and distributed to cooperatives like Clay-Union Electric.
The tour is available to Clay-Union Electric members. Each member is asked to pay $15 to reserve their seat, on the day of departure your deposit will be returned. Tour participants must be at least 18 years of age. The cost of the trip includes all transportation, lodging and meals. Seat availablity is limited to members who have never before been on the tour and on a first come basis, please pre-register by July 1, 2019.
For more information on the trip or to sign up, please contact our office.