Project Tundra News
Department of Environmental Quality hosts Project Tundra air permit hearing
The North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality held an air permit hearing on Oct. 19 for the proposed Project Tundra carbon capture facility.
October 19, 2023
North Dakota Industrial Commission approves second Project Tundra CO2 storage permit
The North Dakota Industrial Commission (NDIC) approved a permit on Oct. 4 that will provide additional space for Minnkota Power Cooperative to safely and permanently store CO2 near Center, N.D.
October 11, 2023
Minnkota receives $150 million CSEA loan for Project Tundra
The loan was authorized by the North Dakota Industrial Commission on July 28.
July 31, 2023
Minnkota hosts Project Tundra landowner meeting
Minnkota Power Cooperative made a major announcement in June that TC Energy, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kiewit are joining the Project Tundra team. On July 20, the cooperative had a chance to update area landowners on the new joint development effort and recap other milestones as the project nears a final investment decision in early 2024.
July 24, 2023
Project Tundra moves into final development stage
New relationships with TC Energy, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kiewit position the project for a final investment decision in early 2024.
June 28, 2023
Minnkota hosts Project Tundra landowner meeting
Around 75 attendees gathered for the informational presentation in Center, N.D., to learn about the carbon capture initiative.
October 18, 2022
Minnkota applauds electric co-op provisions in Inflation Reduction Act
Recently signed Inflation Reduction Act will help accelerate energy projects such at Minnkota's Project Tundra carbon capture initiative.
September 7, 2022
Project Tundra receives $100 million loan from state of North Dakota
The loan represents substantial progress toward the financing goals of Minnkota's carbon capture initiative.
May 24, 2022
Minnkota and Summit Carbon Solutions announce CO2 storage partnership
The agreement will accelerate development of the largest fully permitted carbon storage site in the United States and position major carbon capture and storage projects for success.
April 28, 2022
Minnkota hosts Project Tundra landowner meeting
The team behind Minnkota's Project Tundra effort presented updates and answered landowner questions about the proposed carbon capture initiative.
April 25, 2022
Minnkota receives CO2 storage permit from NDIC
The permit approval will help advance the cooperative’s Project Tundra carbon capture initiative.
January 21, 2022
Project Tundra team testifies to strength of storage permit application
The development team behind Project Tundra's proposed storage facility gathered Nov. 2 for a hearing considering the project's storage permit application.
November 3, 2021
Minnkota submits permit application for Project Tundra
Minnkota Power Cooperative submitted a permit application on May 28 to safely and permanently store carbon dioxide (CO2) as part of Project Tundra.
June 1, 2021
Oliver County residents absorb knowledge on Project Tundra
If Project Tundra moves forward, it would bring transformational energy technologies, jobs and more than $1 billion of investment into Oliver County.
May 11, 2021
Finding injection perfection
The latest Project Tundra simulations show promising properties for CO2 injection and storage near Minnkota's Milton R. Young Station.
February 12, 2021
N.D. delegation praises Project Tundra during visit
The state's Capitol Hill cohort communicated proud support of Minnkota's carbon capture initiative following a recent tour of research progress.
September 9, 2020
Project Tundra receives $17 million from DOE
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to the Energy and Environmental Research Center for the next research phase of Project Tundra.
April 24, 2020
Data from the depths
New 3D geophysical survey results will help clear another hurdle for Project Tundra’s future.
April 22, 2020
KFGO radio features Project Tundra
KFGO radio host Joel Heitkamp featured Project Tundra during a segment on his News & Views program on Oct. 2. Heitkamp interviewed Stacey Dahl, Minnkota senior manager of external affairs.
October 3, 2019
Minnkota receives DOE grant for Project Tundra
Minnkota has received $9.8 million in federal grant funding to move forward on a Project Tundra design study.
September 17, 2019
Deep dive for data
A geophysical survey seeks to shake out vital subsurface information for North Dakota carbon storage projects like Project Tundra.
July 25, 2019
Hoeven secures visit from DOE leader
At a recent hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, U.S. Sen. John Hoeven continued his efforts to advance the development and implementation of carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) technologies in North Dakota.
July 15, 2019
Watch: Greeson speaks on Project Tundra
David Greeson, ​development lead for Minnkota’s Project Tundra, spoke at the CO2NNECT Conference in June on progress and next steps for Project Tundra. 
June 3, 2019
Project Tundra featured on podcast
Stacey Dahl, Minnkota senior manager of external affairs, was interviewed as part of the American Bar Association's podcast focused on environment, energy and resources.
July 1, 2019
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