U.S. Chamber of Commerce link
 


Search by Project


Search State-by-State

Learn More & Take Action

User Submitted Projects


» Add Your Project

North Dakota

Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $11,600,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $3,600,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               21,800

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $2,000,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $400,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           8,100

Download a printable state sheet

Luverne Wind Farm, ND

STATUS: Complete TYPE: Wind Project   OPPOSITION: Local residents PROSPECTS: Complete  BACKGROUND:  NextEra Energy Resources announced that it will build a wind farm near Lake Ashtabula in Griggs and Steele Counties in east central North Dakota. It is expected that the … Continue reading

South Heart Coal Gasification Plant, ND

STATUS: In progress, with opposition TYPE: Coal OPPOSITION: Dakota Resource Council, local residents PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND:  In 2001, the project developer began assembling mining leases.  In 2003, it announced a plan to develop a 500 megawatt, lignite-fired electric generating plant … Continue reading

American Lignite Energy LLC, Coal-to-Liquids project, ND

STATUS: In progress TYPE: Coal OPPOSITION: Sierra Club, Dakota Resource Council PROSPECTS: Indeterminate BACKGROUND: American Lignite Energy LLC was formed in late 2006 to develop a coal-to-liquids project at an undefined site in western North Dakota at a projected cost … Continue reading

Westmoreland Power Inc., Gascoyne 500-MW Project, ND

STATUS: Canceled TYPE: Coal OPPOSITION: Plains Justice, Sierra Club, Dakota Resource Council, Rocky Mountain Office of Environmental Defense, National Parks and Conservation Association PROSPECTS: Unlikely BACKGROUND:  In 2001, the developer began planning a $900 million, 500 megawatt coal power plant … Continue reading

Green Power Express: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Transmission OPPOSITION:  Citizens Energy Task Force PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate BACKGROUND:  Green Power Express is a $12 billion, 3,000-mile high-voltage transmission line across seven Midwestern states proposed by International Transmission Company (ITC).  The project’s purpose is … Continue reading

CapX2020 Transmission Project, Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota/Wisconsin

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Transmission OPPOSITION:  City of Fergus Falls; Environmental Groups; Local residents PROSPECTS:  Likely BACKGROUND:  CapX2020 is a $1.7 billion high-voltage transmission line project that while mostly in Minnesota, connects lines in North Dakota, South Dakota … Continue reading