Six Projects Awarded with Energy Matching Funds

Six Projects Awarded with Energy Matching Funds Governor Gordon approves all six Wyoming-based energy projects recommended for cost-share funding CHEYENNE, WYOMING – The Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) announced today that Governor Gordon has approved six separate projects to receive Energy Matching Funds. The total awarding for all six projects is $37,513,104 – leveraging over $120 million […]

Governor Gordon on “60 Minutes”

Governor Gordon on “60 Minutes” Governor Mark Gordon appeared on long-running CBS show, “60 Minutes.” Speaking about Wyoming’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, Governor Gordon said, “We want to be part of the solution. There are some really remarkable things that if we — stop talking about what we shouldn’t do and start talking about what we […]

WEA Submits Public Comment to EPA

WEA Submits Public Comment to EPA Proposed GHG Rule The Wyoming Energy Authority has submitted public comment to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the proposed new source performance standards for greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from new, modified, and reconstructed fossil fuel-fired electric generating units. Executive Director Rob Creager wrote the public comment […]

EMF Review Committee Recommends Two Projects

Energy Matching Funds Review Committee Recommends Two Projects Funding Recommended for School of Energy Resources – University of Wyoming with Frontier Carbon Solutions and Also BWXT Advanced Technologies LLC CHEYENNE, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority has announced today that two separate projects will be recommended to the Governor to receive funds from the Energy […]

2023 Nuclear Energy 101 Summit

WEA Participates in 2023 Nuclear 101 Summit WEA’s Marcio Paes-Barreto, Director Of Industrial Development, participated in the 2023 Nuclear 101 Summit, hosted by Wyoming’s Innovative Entrepreneurs and Idaho National Lab. In addition to Marcio, speakers included Steven Aumeier, PhD, Senior Advisor, Strategic Programs, INL, Todd Allen, University of Michigan, Mike Wandler, President and CEO, L&H Industrial. […]

WEA Responds to BLM Coal Leasing Moratorium EIS

WEA Responds to BLM Coal Leasing Moratorium EIS The Wyoming Energy Authority submitted public comment on the Bureau of Land Management’s Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to analyze the potential environmental effects from maintaining or revoking former Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell’s coal leasing moratorium.  Executive Director Rob Creager […]

UW Lands $40.5M From DOE for New CarbonSAFE Project

UW Lands $40.5M From Department of Energy for New CarbonSAFE Project The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected UW’s School of Energy Resources (SER) to receive a $40.5 million award over three years to support the development of a new and expanded large-scale, commercial carbon storage project in the Greater Green River Basin. The […]

WEA Grant Awarded to Black Hills Energy

Black Hills Energy Explores Versatility of Wyoming Coal Partnership effort promotes clean energy technology GILLETTE, WY – May 1, 2023 – Black Hills Energy was recently awarded a grant from the Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) to conduct a feasibility analysis on hydrogen generation using coal from Wyodak Mine in Campbell County. The ongoing research project […]