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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Wyoming seeks to increase a tax on wind energy

State lawmakers consider increasing a four-year-old tax on wind As one of the largest wind energy systems in the United States inches closer to beginning construction in Wyoming, state lawmakers are looking to increase taxes on one of the state’s most plentiful resources: Wind. Four years ago, state lawmakers effectively declared Wyoming to be the owner of the winds billowing throughout the state. In doing so, lawmakers instituted a tax on wind resources, generating approximately $15 million in tax revenue over the past four years. Now, legislators hope to increase…

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Wyoming to be home to massive wind energy project

Federal agency notes that wind project has reached a major milestone The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has announced that the largest proposed wind energy system in the country has reached a major milestone. The project is set to take form in Wyoming and is expected to create as much as 1,000 jobs at the peak of its construction. Once operational, the wind project is expected to generate as much as 3,000 megawatts of electricity, which is enough to power approximately 1 million average homes. Project to have 1,000 wind…

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