Starting in 2018, the EERC began awarding five employees for their outstanding efforts in aligning their work with our five Core Values. Nominated by their peers for embodying these values, five individuals were honored at the EERC’s 2023 annual meeting.
2023 marks 40 Years of the EERC
February 28 marks the 40th anniversary of the EERC. In 1983, the Grand Forks Energy Technology Center (GFETC) was transferred from the DOE Office of Fossil Energy to UND. The 28th of February 1983 also happened to be the University’s 100th anniversary: a momentous shift befitting such an occasion.
EERC and Climeworks announce collaboration to explore direct air capture (DAC) and storage technology
EERC and leading DAC company Climeworks today announced their collaboration to explore the potential to develop and deploy commercial-scale direct air capture and storage (DAC+S) technology. This collaboration unites one of the world’s most advanced DAC technology providers with a global leader in carbon capture and storage (CCS).
EERC Welcomes New Employees
In the past 3 months, seven people have joined the EERC. We welcome them to the team!
Christin Fine Named Prairie Business’ 40 Under 40
Christin Fine, Director for Environment, Health, and Safety at the EERC, was named to Prairie Business’ 40 under 40 list for 2022
Produced Water Management project received runner-up for iChemE Global Awards
The EERC, in partnership with Nuverra Environmental Solutions, the NDIC OGRP, and the NETL, were nominated as runner-up for iChemE Global Awards for produced water management project.
Midwest AgEnergy holds open house for CCS project
Midwest AgEnergy Group (MAG) held an open house on November 3 near its Blue Flint location in Underwood, N.D. Approximately 40 community members attended the event to learn about a carbon capture and storage project that is underway at the ethanol facility. The Blue Flint CO2 storage project involves injecting CO2 deep underground for permanent… Continue reading Midwest AgEnergy holds open house for CCS project
EERC Welcomes New Employees
In the past 3 months, five people have joined the EERC. We welcome them to the team!
Governor’s Award Presented to Kevin Connors
On September 15, Assistant Director for Regulatory Compliance and Energy Policy at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC), Kevin C. Connors, was presented with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service. The Governor’s Awards recognize state team members who go above and beyond to serve North Dakotans and deliver on our shared purpose… Continue reading Governor’s Award Presented to Kevin Connors
Setting the Stage for Safety
EERC's Assistant Director for EHS, Christin Fine, was rated the top presentation at the 40th annual College and University Hazardous Materials Management Conference.