Direct Air Capture Project comes to Wyoming

The Wyoming Business Council shared today that a new direct air capture (DAC) project is coming to Wyoming. Project Bison is a partnership between CarbonCapture Inc. (CCI), a U.S. company that develops DAC systems, and carbon dioxide (CO2) sequestration operator Frontier Carbon Solutions. The Project aims to permanently remove and store five million tons of…

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RANGE WISHH Website Launch

Request for Expression of Interest Released by The Western Inter-State Hydrogen Hub Coalition The Request for Expression of Interest will allow stakeholders to inform the development of the regional hydrogen hub in the four-state region CHEYENNE, WY – As efforts to establish a regional hydrogen hub in the Intermountain West continue, the Western Inter-States Hydrogen Hub…

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WEA and WISHH Announces a RFP for Prime Contractor

Prime contractor to assist four-state region in federal funding proposal process On behalf of the Western-Inter States Hydrogen Hub (WISHH), the Wyoming Energy Authority is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a prime contractor. This position will assist efforts across the four-state region to submit a proposal to the Department of Energy (DOE) for…

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Brightfields Energy Siting Initiative (BESI) Mapping Tool

TNC’s new mapping tool aims to place new energy development on previously disturbed lands, or so-called “brownfields,” basically recycling land that was once used to develop fossil fuels for cleaner renewables. By preserving intact habitat, it helps ensure that Wyoming’s legacy of iconic wildlife and sweeping natural beauty isn’t compromised. Angi Bruce, Deputy Director, Wyoming Game…

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WEA and Cheyenne LEADS collaborate on Hydrogen Roadmap

Cheyenne, WY – In conjunction with Cheyenne LEADS, the Wyoming Energy Authority has released a roadmap that outlines the path to building a hydrogen economy in the state. The Roadmap is a strategic plan that champions Wyoming as the Energy State with the potential to lead the region in the low-carbon hydrogen economy. Wyoming’s Hydrogen Roadmap…

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Wyoming’s NEVI Plan available for public comment

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure plan is now available for public comment.  The federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) allocated funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure through the NEVI program, which will install electric vehicle charging infrastructure along key corridors throughout the nation. Wyoming is allocated almost $24 million over five…

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EORI Hires New Director

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lon Whitman as the new Director effective May 1, 2022.  Mr. Whitman has worked for over 10 years at the Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute and brings a wealth of experience to his new role.  As EORI’s Director, Lon will bring his…

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Wyoming Signs MOU with Idaho National Laboratory

Wyoming to Partner with Idaho National Laboratory on Advanced Energy and Related Technologies Cheyenne, WY – The State of Wyoming has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Battelle Energy Alliance, the operating contractor of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to collaborate in the research, development, demonstration and deployment of advanced energy technologies and approaches.…

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Request for Proposal from The Nature Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has put out a new Request for Proposal (RFP) for Pathways to Reuse for Wyoming’s Coal Industry Infrastructure. The RFP is open now and due May 13, 2022. To read the full RFP please download or go to The Nature Conservancy website.

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Western Inter-States Hydrogen Hub RFI Response

Western Inter-States Hydrogen Hub (WISHH) MOU States and the “Collaboratory” submitted a joint response to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Request for Information (RFI) on the Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs Implementation Strategy. The response can be found here. The submission was a collective effort between WISHH – the states of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and…

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