Become a member of the Lignite Energy Council

The Lignite Energy Council welcomes your interest in membership in our organization. If you would like to learn more about what the Lignite Energy Council does, please browse through our programs, download our Membership Packet and watch our video below.

The Lignite Energy Council is a trade association representing the state’s lignite mines, which have produced about 30 million tons of lignite each year since 1988, along with the lignite-based power plants, the Dakota Gasification Company and more than 350 companies that supply goods and services to the lignite industry.

To join the Lignite Energy Council, please complete the registration form below.

For more information and membership forms please contact Kay LaCoe at 701-258-7117 or

New Member Registration Form