Lignite Research, Development and Marketing Program

Advanced Energy Technology Program:
Two Sentence Summaries
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FY18-LXXXIV-212: "Project Carbon": Program Funding: $3,200,000; Total Project Costs: $12,700,000. Objective: Enable carbon capture, utilization, and storage projects to move forward in the state of North Dakota by determining the best capture technology options and system configurations for an existing North Dakota lignite-fired system.

FY19-LXXXVIII-220: "Project Tundra – FEED”: Program Funding: $20,000,000; Total Project Costs: $46,006,695. Objective: Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) study for carbon capture utilization and storage at the Milton R. Young plant.

FY20-XCI-224: “Preliminary Front End Engineering and Design (pre-FEED) Study for a full-scale carbon dioxide capture system at Coal Creek Station (CCS2)”: Program Funding: $4,239,000; Total Project Costs: $8,478,000. Objective: This project provides an initial investigation of the potential for CCUS at Coal Creek through a pre-FEED study and includes investigation of the storage geology.

FY20-XCII-228: "Drill Stratigraphic Test Well & Determine Feasibility of Central ND Geology to Safely and Permanently Store Carbon Dioxide”: Program Funding: $3,388,000; Total Project Costs: $6,956,000. Objective: To provide critical information about central North Dakota geology as required to demonstrate the capacity for long-term storage of carbon dioxide (CO2).