It’s called “Project Tundra.”
It will retrofit the Milton R. Young power plant, owned by Minnkota Power Cooperative, to capture carbon dioxide. That CO2 would be used for enhanced oil recovery.
It's a $1.2 billion project.
The Energy and Environmental Research Center at UND is partnering with Minnkota.
"The next step is called a "FEED" study, for 'Front End Engineering Design," said EERC director Tom Erickson. "That's the final step before you go out and get financing, and construct the facility.