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2022 Energy Champion Award Presented to Ron Ness

The EERC Energy Champion Award was created in 1986 to honor individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary personal commitment to energy and environmental research and development. Since then, the award has been presented 12 times to honorees who represent both public service and the private sector, most recently to North Dakota Petroleum Council's President, Ron Ness,… Continue reading 2022 Energy Champion Award Presented to Ron Ness

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Hamling and Kalk Accept AVP for Strategic Partnerships Positions

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – John Hamling and Brian Kalk recently accepted positions with the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) as Associate Vice Presidents for Strategic Partnerships. John Hamling Hamling has worked at the EERC since 2009, most recently as Director for Subsurface Initiatives. In his new role, he will focus on partnerships with industry… Continue reading Hamling and Kalk Accept AVP for Strategic Partnerships Positions

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2022 PCOR Partnership Annual Meeting

Every year, the EERC and the PCOR Partnership partners gather at the PCOR Annual Meeting, which includes partner networking opportunities and discussion on the latest advancements in CO2 management on a regional level. Topics include recent program accomplishments; CO2 storage strategies and technologies; regulatory and infrastructure developments; and future carbon capture, utilization, and storage activities in the… Continue reading 2022 PCOR Partnership Annual Meeting

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Welcoming a New Flock of Hawks

As the weather warms up in Grand Forks, North Dakota, a new flock of Hawks ushers in the 2022 Energy Hawks Program. 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… Continue reading Welcoming a New Flock of Hawks

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CEO Speaks on Minnkota and Summit Partnership

During a press conference on April 28th, Minnkota Power Cooperative's CEO, Mac McLennan, announced Minnkota's plan to co-develop carbon dioxide storage facilities with Summit Carbon Solutions near Center, North Dakota. During the press conference, many mentions about the EERC were included. Charlie Gorecki at Minnkota Power Cooperative press conference Among those asked to speak was… Continue reading CEO Speaks on Minnkota and Summit Partnership