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 […]

WEA Board Announces New Leadership

WEA Board Announces New Leadership New Executive Director Named; New Board Leadership Voted In CHEYENNE, Wyoming – The Wyoming Energy Authority Board of Directors announced today Rob Creager as its new Executive Director. It also announced changes in board leadership: Wendy Hutchinson is the new Chairwoman of the Board. New leadership roles include Wanda Burget […]

TransWest Express Transmission Project Moving Forward

TransWest Express Transmission Project Moves Forward Interior Department issues the Notice to Proceed for the TransWest Express Transmission Project The Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior, has issued its Notice to Proceed for the TransWest Express Transmission Project – providing TransWest Express LLC with the final federal authorization needed to start construction on this […]

WIH2 Submits Application for DOE Funding Grant

WIH2 Submits Application for DOE Funding Grant Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub Submits Application for U.S. Department of Energy Funding Grant $1.25B grant will build clean hydrogen hubs across four western states CHEYENNE, WYOMING — The Western Interstate Hydrogen Hub LLC (WIH2) submitted an application last week for a $1.25 billion grant from the U.S. Department of […]

UW SER submits Letter of Intent for DAC Hub

Proposed project intends to follow a conservative timeline and will complement other regional proposals Laramie, WY – The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER), together with the Wyoming Business Council (WBC), announced today that it has submitted a Letter of Intent to submit a proposal for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Four Regional […]

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 […]