The U.S. DOE awarded $12.5MM to the EERC for the Prairie Compass Direct Air Capture (DAC) Hub.
The energy industry convened for the 7th annual "Energizing North Dakota's Future" conference. Held at the EERC, this dynamic event brought together experts, legislators, and state officials to tackle critical energy topics.
The program is a fully immersive internship experience hosted by the State Energy Research Center (SERC) at the EERC. During this program, students work closely with EERC engineers, research scientists, and project managers while learning about North Dakota’s current energy landscape, focusing on future energy challenges, and developing value-added opportunities.
Over the past three months, four new employees have joined the team. We are happy to welcome them to the EERC!
Karlene Fine, former Executive Director and Secretary of the NDIC, is the EERC’s 13th Energy Champion. Over a career spanning more than 50 years, Fine’s leadership and unparalleled knowledge of state government have spearheaded and shepherded many programs to help North Dakota and the nation develop clean, sustainable energy.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.