Mines & Plants

February 8th, 2023

Value-Added Opportunities for Lignite

Recently, the Lignite Energy Council teamed up with the Energy & Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota […]
January 22nd, 2018

Keeping us warm

North Dakota’s lignite-based power plants performed well during the cold snap between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
November 14th, 2017

Coal Creek Fly Ash

August 17th, 2017

North Dakota’s largest power plant: Coal Creek Station

Trains, trucks, cars and conveyors make Great River Energy’s Coal Creek Station near Underwood, North Dakota, look like a giant […]
July 31st, 2017

North Dakota’s Freedom Mine: The largest lignite mine in the United States

Half of the 27.7 million tons of lignite coal mined in North Dakota in 2016 came from The Coteau Properties […]
June 29th, 2017

Antelope Valley Station: A model of affordable and reliable generation

Antelope Valley Station (AVS), north of Beulah, North Dakota, stands out among Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s fleet of electric generation […]