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April 22, 2019

North Dakota youth, lend your voice to the future of energy and agriculture interests

Recruitment is underway for the second year of a youth advisory council to provide voice, insight and vision to North […]
February 25, 2019

10 things made from lignite

North Dakota is one of the country’s top 10 coal-producing states. Approximately 30 million tons of lignite is mined regionally […]
February 12, 2019

A peek into the future of my grandchildren’s world

This blog was written by LEC vice president of communications Steve Van Dyke after test driving a Tesla Model X […]
February 11, 2019

Reliable and resilient lignite-based power keeps the lights on and the homes cozy

The following is an op-ed that LEC President and CEO Jason Bohrer wrote on January 31, 2019, as North Dakota […]
January 18, 2019

Adding value to North Dakota’s abundant reserves of lignite coal

Since the mid-1980s, the lignite industry has been one of North Dakota’s steadiest major industries. North Dakotans have been able […]
December 3, 2018

NDIC approves funding for two lignite R&D proposals

The North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) approved funding totaling over $15 million for two lignite research projects at its November […]