October 3, 2008

Company Profile for Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)

The EERC is a research, development, demonstration, and commercialization facility recognized as one of the world's leading developers of cleaner, more efficient energy technologies as well as environmental technologies to protect and clean our air, water, and soil. The EERC, a high-tech, nonprofit division of the University of North Dakota (UND), operates like a business and pursues an entrepreneurial, market-driven approach to research and development in order to successfully demonstrate and commercialize innovative technologies. The EERC currently employs over 300 people and is aggressively expanding its staff. The Center was founded in 1951 as the Robertson Lignite Research Laboratory, a federal facility under the U.S. Bureau of Mines. It became a federal energy technology center under the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in 1977 and was defederalized in 1983. Today, the EERC leverages and enhances government research dollars by developing working partnerships with industry, government, and the research community. Since 1987, the EERC has had over 1000 clients in 50 states and 51 countries.

 Company:                Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC)  Headquarters Address:   15 North 23rd Street, Stop 9018 Grand Forks, ND 58202-9018  Main Telephone:         (701) 777-5000  Website:                www.undeerc.org  Type of Organization:   Non-profit  Industry:               Energy  Earnings Release Dates: 4th Quarter: June 30, 2009  Key Executives:         Director: Gerald Groenewold  Public Relations Contact:              Derek Walters Phone:                (701) 777-5113 Email:                [email protected]