Electric Power Research Institute
The Electric Power Research Institute is the only research and development consortium
serving the entire power industry.
The Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC)
at the University of North Dakota
The EERC, a federal research and development facility, is recognized internationally as an
expert in scientifically advanced energy systems and the prevention and cleanup of air,
water and soil pollution.
Energy Generation Conference
The Energy Generation Conference is a cooperative effort among producers,
suppliers and educators to promote competitive, efficient and safe energy
Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration provides general information regarding the energy
industry in the United States.
Fossil Fuels Link Center
This site is a starting point for anyone who wants to learn more about how North America
uses its fossil fuel resources. It includes 1,000 annotated links on fossil fuel,
electricity, oil, natural gas and coal.
Global Climate Coalition
The Global Climate Coalition is an
organization of trade associations established in 1989 to coordinate
business participation in the international policy debate on the issue of
global climate change and global warming.
Global Warming Cost
Global Warming Cost highlights the economic consequences of the United Nation's greenhouse
Great River Energy
Great River Energy is Minnesota's second largest electric utility
based on generating capacity, and provides electrical energy and services
to 29 distribution cooperatives. In turn, those members supply
electricity to residential, commercial and industrial customers across
Minnesota and part of Wisconsin.
Greening Earth Society
The Greening Earth Society was created to spread the good news about the beneficial impact
of carbon dioxide on the earth's biosphere to the American people.
Lignite Vision 21 Project
Learn about this project that is designed to revitalize growth in the
lignite industry and to meet the energy demands of the 21 century.
The George C. Marshall Institute
The George C. Marshall Institute is a nonprofit organization that conducts technical
assessments of scientific issues with an impact on public policy.
Mid-Continent Area Power Poll (MAPP)
MAPP is a voluntary association of electric utilities doing business in the Upper Midwest.
Mineral Information Institute
The Mineral Information Institute provides teachers and
students with a wide range of educational materials about the mining and minerals
Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association
The Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association (MMUA) represents the interests of
Minnesota's municipal electric, gas, and water utilities.
Mining the Internet
Mining the Internet includes information on mining in the United States.
Minnkota Power Cooperative
Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc. (MPC) is a regional generation and transmission company
serving 12 member-owner Cooperatives and 12 municipal utilities in northwestern Minnesota
and eastern North Dakota.
Minnesota Rural Electric Association
The Minnesota Rural Electric Association (MREA) is a service organization for the electric
cooperatives of Minnesota.
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.
Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. operates electric power generation, transmission and
distribution facilities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.
National Energy Education Development (NEED)
The mission of the NEED Project is to promote an energy conscious and educated society by
creating effective networks of students, educators, business, government and community
leaders to design and deliver objective, multi-sided energy education programs.
National Mining Association
The National Mining Association (NMA) is the voice of one of America's great basic
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is the national service
organization dedicated to representing the national interests of cooperative electric
utilities and the consumers they serve.
North American Coal Corporation
North American Coal Corporation engages primarily in the surface mining of
lignite as fuel for power generation by electric utilities.
North American Electric Reliability Council
NERC's mission is to promote the reliability of the electricity supply for North America.
North Dakota Association of Rural Electric
The North Dakota Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives works in partnership with the
states 19 distribution co-ops and six G&T co-ops since it began in 1958.
North Dakota Coal Conversion Counties
The North Dakota Coal Conversion Counties works to ensure fair taxation for the coal
producing region of North Dakota.
North Dakota Lewis & Clark
A new Visitors Center at Fort Mandan - part of the North Dakota Lewis &
Clark Interpretative Center, Washburn, ND - was made using coal combustion
by-products. Major donors included the Lignite Energy Council and its
Otter Tail Power Company
Otter Tail Power Company is an investor-owned electric utility headquartered in Fergus
Partners for Affordable Energy
Partners for Affordable Energy is a broad based coalition of organizations and businesses
that support coal-based electricity as a low-cost, efficient and environmentally
compatible energy source for consumers, farms and businesses in Minnesota.
The Science and Environmental Policy Project
A nonprofit organization formed in 1990 to clarify diverse problems facing the planet.
Features work of atmospheric physicist S. Fred Singer.
Western Fuels Association
A nonprofit cooperative dedicated to providing coal to 22 consumer-owned electric
World Climate Report
This site covers breaking news concerning the science and political science of global
The World Coal Institute
The World Coal Institute is a
non-profit, non-governmental association of coal producing and coal
consuming enterprises. The WCI is the only international group
working worldwide on behalf of coal producers and coal consumers.
Xcel Energy Inc.
Xcel Energy Inc. is a prominent U.S. electric and natural gas utility
with annual revenues of nearly $7 billion and operations in 12 Western and
Midwestern States. Formed in July 2000 by the merger of New Century
Energies and Northern States Power Company, Xcel Energy provides a
complete portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3 million
electricity customers and 1.5 million natural gas customers.
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