All Posts Tagged With: "Wyoming wind energy"
Power Company of Wyoming, the organization behind what would be the country’s largest wind energy project, said it will wait until next spring to seek key state permits, likely pushing project construction back until fall 2014.28Mar2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC), and Investment Tax Credits for community and offshore projects, will allow continued growth of the energy source that installed the most new electrical generating capacity in America last year, with factories or wind farms in all 50 states.2Jan2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Bucking the Wyoming’s Congressional delegation, Governor Mead says he favors extending the Wind Energy Tax Credit. His position is in line with the Western Governors Association’s stance that the tax credit should be extended, but eventually phased out.14Dec2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
In addition to previously announced closures of R&D operations in Houston and Marlborough, Mass., the Louisville, Colo., facility also will close. In the next three to six months, as Vestas closes its R&D offices in Houston, Marlborough and Louisville, there will be a resulting workforce reduction of about 85 people combined at the three locations.12Nov2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Residents who attend will receive more information about the 1,000-wind turbine Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project south of Rawlins, and be able to ask questions and provide comment to Power Co. of Wyoming, the project’s developer.7Sep2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The company plans to lease 12,000 acres at the Belvoir Ranch and construct 150 wind towers. The project also could be the first wind/natural gas combination facility in the country.7Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The report is valuable for decision-makers and utility executives because it compares estimates across six renewable energy technologies and unifies assumptions and methods. It shows the achievable energy generation of a particular technology given resource availability – solar, wind, geothermal availability, etc.31Jul2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told reporters that his department is promoting wider use of renewable energy on public land to reduce consumption of foreign oil and create clean energy jobs. The agency has approved 31 utility-scale wind, solar and geothermal projects since 2009 with more than 7,200 megawatts of capacity.3Jul2012 | admin | 2 comments | Continued
Developed as a component of the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative, this publication compiles coal, including coalbed methane, and wind resources data in southwestern Wyoming. It adds maps and information on electrical energy sources in southwestern Wyoming to previously published maps of oil and gas development for
the entire state.
H.R. 4480, called the Strategic Energy Production Act of 2012,
is a package of domestic energy production legislation aimed
at reducing energy costs and fueling economic growth and job creation, according to a news release from Gardner’s office.
Environmentalists are facing a conundrum: To fight green energy projects that they see as detrimental to their cause or to work with the developers and the authorities to minimize damages. The U.S. Dept. of Interior has made some suggestions that it thinks will help alleviate bird deaths associated with wind energy.23Apr2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Some Idaho and Wyoming residents and environmental groups are expressing opposition to a proposed 1,100-mile long high-voltage power line designed to transmit 3,000 megawatts of mostly wind-generated electricity to fast-growing areas in the western U.S.16Apr2012 | admin | 1 comment | Continued
The amendment that failed Tuesday also included tax credits for energy-efficient homes, biofuels and other initiatives; but, because there wasn’t a way to pay for them included in the proposal, it struggled to win broader support — and the 60 votes needed to pass it.14Mar2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued