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04.30.2015

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, Dakota Electric holds annual elections for the board of directors. You many also be involved by attending the annual meeting where you can hear about the operation of your cooperative.

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Energy training for teachers offered through Dakota Electric

02.25.2015

Dakota Electric Association is seeking educators who desire to learn about the energy industry from June 15-18.

The Lignite Council is offering this seminar again in 2015 due to overwhelming positive feedback it has received from past participants. Teachers of all grade levels are accepted, and Dakota Electric, along with its power supplier, Great River Energy, will cover the expenses related to the training.

The seminar includes discussions on lignite coal mining and its conversion into energy, including the economic impact of the industry on the region. This training also includes a tour of a lignite mine, a lignite-fired power plant, the Great Plains Synfuels Plant (which converts coal into synthetic natural gas), and the Headwaters’ Visitor’s Center at Fort Mandan, which was constructed with the use of coal combustion byproducts.

The seminar is being held in cooperation with Bismarck State College, the Center for Economic Education at the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University and Minot State University. Application deadline is April 10, but may fill before then. For more information, contact Kay LaCoe, with the Lignite Energy Council, at 701-258-7117.

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