In 2020, lignite production was 26.4 million tons. North Dakota's five lignite mines produce and sell coal to regional utilities who operate seven power plants and the nation's largest coal-based synfuels plant.

Recent News

April 27th, 2020

Annual Report

September 15th, 2023

New Poll Reveals Surging Support for Carbon Capture and N.D. Coal Industry

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August 10th, 2023

NDIC recognizes Weeda with Resolution, Vigesaa named NDTA director

John Weeda, former North Dakota Transmission Authority Director was officially recognized for his service and dedication to the industry and […]
July 18th, 2023

Defending the industry against attacks

Defending the industry Update on Lignite Council activities on behalf of and with work in conjunction with members, state leaders, […]