Great River Energy is dedicated to promoting energy education and awareness to students and educators. Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives. Can you imagine life without it? Today’s students are tomorrow’s scientists and inventors. They will discover new ways to generate electricity and innovative ways to use less energy.

Great River Energy scholarship programs


Learn about North Dakota’s energy resources and possible careers


A museum just about electricity and magnetism in Minneapolis:

The Bakken Library and Museum


A fun site from the U.S Energy Information Administration:

Energy Kids

For teachers

The Lignite Energy Council offers teachers a first-hand look at North Dakota’s lignite industry with a seminar each summer:

Lignite Energy Council Teacher Seminar