Dr. Brian Kalk was recently appointed as the Chief Research Officer at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota (UND).
EERC Awarded $38 Million for CCS Project
The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) at the University of North Dakota (UND) was awarded $38 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.
Our Roots Run Deep
From early settlers who saw potential in North Dakota coal mines, to researchers who saw a need to expand the uses of our vast resources, we recognize the pioneers that laid the groundwork for what we are today.
CEO Speaks on Next Steps for CCS
EERC’s CEO, Charles Gorecki, recently participated in a roundtable conversation with Computer Modeling Group (CMG) and other industry leaders about the transition to a lower-carbon energy landscape.
iPIPE Selects Technology Partners
iPIPE recently selected technology partners to advance pipeline integrity and safety. These exciting technologies include a wide variety of applications from point sensing to aerial patrol that promise to advance iPIPE’s efforts toward an era of zero pipeline releases. The new iPIPE partners and developers of these technologies are Flowstate, Flyscan, Seismos, and Syscor.
EERC Welcomes New Employees
In the past 3 months, five people have joined the EERC. We welcome them to the team!
iPIPE Sets Out for Space
iPIPE, EERC, and OSK are participating in the launch of the first satellites in OSK’s planned GHOStTM constellation scheduled for April 13, 2023, from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
2022 Core Value Award Recipients
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).