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.
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.
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).
Carbon capture and storage: From dream to reality
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.
Energizing North Dakota’s Future
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - June 27 marked the start of the 6 annual "Energizing North Dakota's Future." The event hosted at the EERC brought together experts from all energy sectors, along with legislators and state officials, to discuss critical energy topics. This year's event featured keynote addresses from U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer,… Continue reading Energizing North Dakota’s Future
Carbon and Lignite: Adding Sustainability to Efficiency
Since its defederalization, the EERC has evolved to conduct research on all fossil fuels, as well as renewable and alternative fuels, and has become a progressive global leader in energy and environmental research.
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
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
RTE Open House Outlines CCS Project’s Future
The biggest news of the open house was the approval of the storage facility permit by the North Dakota Industrial Commission on October 19, which brings the RTE CCS project one step closer to becoming the first of its kind in North Dakota.
Red Trail Energy awarded the first CO2 Storage Facility Permit in North Dakota
The North Dakota Industrial Commission approved Red Trail Energy’s (RTE’s) storage facility permit at its October 19 meeting.