Clean Sustainable Energy Authority

Monday, May 16, 2022 - 11:00 a.m.
Pioneer Room, State Capitol

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I. Call to Order and Determination of Quorum and Opening Comments – Lt. Governor Brent Sanford, Chair
II. Consideration of May 16, 2022 agenda
III. Consideration of December 14th, 2021 Meeting Minutes (Attachment 1)
IV. Financial Report - Karlene Fine (Attachment 2)
V. Declaration/Consideration of Conflicts of Interest - (Attachment 3)
VI. Summary of CSEA Technical Committee May 10, 2022 meeting results (Attachment 4)
(approximately 11:25 a.m.)
VII. Review of Round 2 Applications (Each agenda item will include a Summary from Director Anderson followed by a presentation by the applicant and time for questions.)
       a. C-02-01 – Flare Mitigation/Elimination through Wellsite Energy Recovery and Advanced Computing; Submitted by Digital Stream Energy; Total Project Costs: $58 million; Amount Requested: $15 million (loan) (Attachment 5)
There will be a short break (10 minutes) and the meeting will resume as a working lunch
(approximately 12:15 p.m.)
       b. C-02-03 – SAFuels X; Submitted by AIC Energy Corporation; Total Project Costs: $357 million; Amount Requested: $10 million (grant) $25 million (loan) (Attachment 7)
(approximately 1:00 p.m.)
       c. C-02-04 – Commercial Deployment of Carbon Dioxide Capture & Geological Sequestration in McLean County; Submitted by Carbon America Developments, LLC and Midwest AgEnergy Group; Total Projects Costs: $68,934,121; Amount Requested: $34,467,061 (loan) (Attachment 8)
(approximately 1:45 p.m.)
       d. C-02-05 – Internal Combustion Engine Carbon Capture and Sequestration; Submitted by Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation; Total Project Costs: $18.1 million; Amount Requested: $9.055 million (grant) (Attachment 9)
(approximately 2:30 p.m.)
       e. C-02-06 – Accelerating the Waste-to-Energy Commercialization Pathway for the Sandwich Gasifier; Submitted by Dakota Green Power; Total Project Costs: $10,985,489; Amount Requested: $5,371,457 (grant) (Attachment 10)
(approximately 3:15 p.m.)
       f. C-02-07 – Green Hydrogen Generation and Storage System; Submitted by BWR Innovations LLC; Total Project Costs: $16.4 million; Amount Requested: $5,764,000 (grant) (Attachment 11)
(approximately 4:00 p.m.)
       g. C-02-09 – Project Tundra; Submitted by Minnkota Power Cooperative; Total Project Costs: $1.45 billion; Amount Requested: $150 million (loan) (Attachment 12)
Consideration of motion to enter Executive Session pursuant to N.D.C.C. 54-63.1-06 and 44-04-19.2
(approximately 4:45 p.m.)
       h. Review of Confidential Information - Todd Steinwand (Confidential Attachment 13)
Meeting Returns to Open Session  
(approximately 5:45 p.m.)
VIII. Vote on Funding Recommendations for each application.
IX. Other Business
X. Adjournment
Bold items require CSEA action.
For access to the non-confidential applications and the technical reviewers' comments, go to Clean Sustainable Energy Authority (