Wyoming PSC Public Notice

The Commission is seeking comments and will hold a technical conference on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. in the Commission’s Hearing Room at the Hansen Building, 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming, to discuss the revision of Commission Rules, Chapter 3 to establish a process by which specific arrangements to generate electricity […]

WEA Executive Director To Step Down

WEA Executive Director Announces Resignation Cheyenne, Wyoming – The Wyoming Energy Authority announced today that Dr. Glen Murrell intends to resign as Executive Director effective March 1, 2023. The WEA was created in 2020 by the Wyoming State Legislature by merging the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority and the Wyoming Pipeline Authority; Dr. Murrell was the agency’s […]

WISHH Concept Paper Receives Positive Recommendation

A regional hydrogen hub in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming is one step closer to reality after the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program issued an “Encouraged” recommendation for the concept paper submitted by Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub (WISHH). According to the DOE, reviewers only issued “Encouraged” recommendations to 33 […]

WY Energy Regional Economic Coordination Office

New Request For Proposals for establishment and operation of Wyoming Energy Regional Economic Coordination Office. In September 2022, the WEA was awarded a grant by the United States Economic Development Administration to create a Wyoming Energy Regional Economic Coordination Office (RECO). This award will, among other things, help enhance the economic development planning capacity of […]

Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub Releases Concept Paper

The paper outlines several projects to facilitate the production, distribution, storage, and use of clean hydrogen while pursuing environmental justice and workforce development goals in the four-state region Cheyenne – Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 – The Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub (WISHH) released on Tuesday a public version of a concept paper it submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy’s […]

Input Sought on Direct Air Capture Initiatives in Wyoming

Request for Expression of Interest for Direct Air Capture Initiatives in Wyoming Released by University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources Request for Expression of Interest seeks input from stakeholders on Direct Air Capture as Wyoming considers federal funding opportunities Cheyenne, WY (For immediate release) – The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER), […]

Idaho Researches Help Wyoming Trailblaze Energy, Manufacturing Frontiers

Wyoming’s embrace of advanced energy and manufacturing technologies has positioned the state to become a trailblazer in the global low-emissions economy.   Wyoming’s leadership in the nation’s energy future was the topic of this year’s Frontiers Project Meeting Oct. 7 in Jackson, Wyoming. The meeting brought Wyoming officials and entrepreneurs together with some of North America’s leading experts […]

Rare Element Resources awarded grant from WEA

Rare Element Resources receives $4.4 million grant from Wyoming Energy Authority in support of Rare Earth Demonstration Plant Project November 21, 2022 – Littleton, Colorado – Rare Element Resources Ltd. (the “Company” or “RER”) (OTCQB: REEMF) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the Wyoming Energy Authority (the “WEA”) to […]

The next frontier: Wyoming’s nuclear industry

by John Wagner and Glen Murrell Nuclear energy is having a moment. Some even say we are entering a new atomic age. In the pursuit of net-zero emissions, it’s easy to see why. Nuclear power offers a reliable, stable and clean energy source that forms “the backbone of low-carbon electricity generation,” according to the International […]

TerraPower and PacifiCorp announce expansion efforts for Natrium deployment

The companies are exploring the potential for the deployment of 5 additional Natirum reactors. TerraPower, a nuclear innovation company, and PacifiCorp, a regulated utility, announced today their undertaking of a joint study to evaluate the feasibility of deploying up to five additional Natrium1 reactor and integrated energy storage systems in the PacifiCorp service territory by […]