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A Unique Research Opportunity
UND Today The first contract awards through the new State Energy Research Center (SERC) have researchers at the UND EERC hopeful about new technologies they can develop for the state of North Dakota.
State Energy Research Center at EERC Hosts Collaboration Meeting
EERC Solutions Leaders from university campuses throughout North Dakota gathered to discuss collaboration efforts around energy education.
Deep Dive for Data
Minnkota Current A geophysical survey seeks to shake out vital subsurface information for North Dakota carbon storage projects like Project Tundra.
Prairie Public/PCOR Documentary Honored with Telly Awards
Prairie Public A Prairie Public original production has been honored with 2019 Telly Awards. “Coal: Engine of Change” won a Silver Telly Award in the Education category and a Bronze Telly Award in the History category.
DOE Awards $16M to EERC for Enhanced Oil Recovery Research
Hoeven News Release Senator John Hoeven, announced that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded two grants totaling $16 million to the Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC
Hoeven Working to Advance Project Tundra & Allam Cycle, Strengthen Partnership Between Energy Department and EERC
Hoeven News Release At a recent hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Senator John Hoeven continued his efforts to advance the development and implementation of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies in North Dakota.
Gorecki Selected to Lead UND EERC
UND Today Gorecki has been with the EERC for 12 years, the last four of which were as Director of Subsurface Research and Development. He succeeds current CEO Tom Erickson, who is stepping down to lead the State Energy Research Center (SERC) initiative at the EERC.
Gorecki Named Next EERC Head
Grand Forks Herald Charles Gorecki has been named the next CEO of UND’s Energy and Environmental Research Center.
Holmberg Honored as 11th Energy Champion
UND Today The Energy Champion Award – created by the EERC in 1986 – honors those who have demonstrated leadership and an exceptional commitment to energy and environmental research and development nationwide.
EERC presents Energy Champion Award to Senator Ray Holmberg
Grand Forks Herald Grand Forks Sen. Ray Holmberg has become a member of an exclusive club among energy supporters in North Dakota. The Energy & Environmental Research Center presented Holmberg with the Energy Champion Award on Tuesday morning...
North Dakota Senator Ray Holmberg Receives Energy Champion Award
EERC Solutions The University of North Dakota Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) presented its Energy Champion Award to the Honorable Ray Holmberg, North Dakota State Senator...
Joshua Stanislowski Speaks To USEA About The Economic Benefits Of CCS For EOR In North Dakota Oil Fields
USEA Briefing On May 30th, USEA hosted Joshua Stanislowski who spoke about Project Tundra, a study he conducted with the Energy & Environmental Research Center on the regional economic impacts of carbon capture and storage.
EERC CEO Tom Erickson to Lead New State Energy Research Center
UND Today Nearly five years after being appointed to head UND’s Energy & Environmental Research Center, CEO Tom Erickson is transitioning to a new opportunity – leader of the new State Energy Research Center (SERC) of North Dakota...
EERC CEO Tom Erickson to Take Helm of New State Research Center
Grand Forks Herald Tom Erickson, the longtime leader of the Energy and Environmental Research Center, will be stepping down from his role as CEO of the EERC and will transition to head up a new exploratory state research center...
EERC Established as the Energy Research Center of North Dakota
UND Today North Dakota Senate Bill 2249 was approved by the state House of Representatives over this past legislative session, providing $5 million over the next two years to establish the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota (EERC) as the state's energy research center...
Rewarded for Greater Service
UND Today EERC CEO Tom Erickson became the 34th person to receive the UND President’s Medal when University President Mark Kennedy made the surprise presentation before employees at the Center...
4th Annual "Energizing North Dakota" Partnership Summit
EERC Solutions The EERC hosted its 4th Annual “Energizing North Dakota” Partnership Summit May 21...
Big Deal on Capitol Hill
UND Today EERC’s John Harju testimony before Congress on curbing climate change attracts bipartisan raves...
Hoeven Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Bolster Development of CCS Facilities & CO2 Pipelines
Hoeven News Release Legislation would help advance efforts like Project Tundra and Red Trail Energy’s CCS Project at Richardton Ethanol Plant...
Project Tundra Forges Ahead
Minnkota Current Jason Laumb admits it was a bit of a pipe dream when he and his colleagues started talking more seriously about carbon capture and storage technology for North Dakota power plants...
Burgum Signs EERC Research Bill
Grand Forks Herald Gov. Doug Burgum has signed a bill that will give exploratory research dollars to the Energy and Environmental Research Center in Grand Forks...
Richardton Ethanol Plant Moves Forward with Carbon Capture Project
Bismarck Tribune A project to capture carbon dioxide from a western North Dakota ethanol plant continues to advance as researchers work to better understand the geology below the facility...