During the summer, the Red Trail Energy ethanol plant near Richardton, N.D., became the first facility in the state to commercially operate a carbon capture and storage facility. UND’s Energy & Environmental Research Center played an instrumental role in developing the project.
North Dakota Petroleum Council meetings at EERC address key energy issues.
Red Trail Energy’s ethanol plant at Richardton, N.D., is on track to become the first facility in North Dakota to commercially employ carbon capture and storage to help mitigate the impact of climate change.
“We’re less than a year and a half into the initial SERC program," said Erickson. "It’s exploratory and fundamental, so it takes time for things to move forward. But we’ve already seen six new invention disclosures as a result, and we will see more before the first biennium is up."
We remember Mark Andrews, a great friend to UND and the EERC. Andrews was the first recipient of our Energy Champion Award.
Rosemary Pleva Flynn chairs an archivists group which received a Council Exemplary Service Award from her professional association.