More than $3 billion to be invested in Wyoming’s wind energy space

Companies plan to show strong financial support for wind energy Two companies have announced major investments in Wyoming’s wind energy sector. Rocky Mountain Power and Alchemy Sciences will both commit large sums of financial support to the wind industry, which could help it grow for years to come. The investments could help diversify Wyoming’s economy, placing more focus on clean power, which could help create thousands of new jobs that will help further invigorate the state’s economy. $3.5 billion investment will help wind energy thrive in Wyoming Rocky Mountain Power…

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Excess wind energy to be stored in salt caverns in Canada

This is the first time the technology will be utilized in Canada. Rocky Mountain Power (RMP) a Calgary company, is gearing up to develop large underground salt caverns in the Lloydminster area, a city that straddles the provincial border between the two Canadian provinces, Alberta and Saskatchewan, for the purpose of storing extra wind energy, reported the Calgary Herald. The storage sites could be ready in as little as five years. According to Jan van Egteren, the president of RMP, the salt caverns could be operational in five years and…

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