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Lignite is coal. Formed over millions of years by decomposing plant material, it’s abundant, low-cost, reliable and environmentally sustainable.
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1016 E. Owens Avenue
PO Box 2277
Bismarck, ND 58502
Phone: (701) 258-7117
Toll Free: 1-800-932-7117
Fax: (701) 258-2755
CEI (Colstrip Electric, Inc.) started in maintenance at the mines and coal fired plants in the Colstrip, MT area in 1985 and have grown into one of the largest electrical contractors in the region.