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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WEA Welcomes New Board Member

Wyoming Senate Renews Appointment of Two Board Members and Confirms New Board Member March 10, 2022 Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming State Senate renewed appointments of two Wyoming Energy Authority board members, Mark Stege and Ken Miller, and approved the nomination of a new board member, Kara Choquette. Ken Hendricks’s term has concluded. Choquette is…

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Coalition of Mountain States Sign Hydrogen MOU

Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming joined the states of Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to coordinate and develop a regional clean hydrogen hub. Together, the states will work to compete for a portion of the $8 billion allocated in the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act towards four or…

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Dr. Glen Murrell at the U.S. Senate

Washington, D.C. – Dr. Glen Murrell, Executive Director of the Wyoming Energy Authority, testified Thursday in front of the U.S. Senate Committee for Energy and Natural Resources. He discussed the opportunities and challenges for clean hydrogen and its future in the transportation, utility, industrial, commercial, and residential sectors. As the only panel member today representing…

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Energy Resources Council Approves Three Projects

JANUARY 20, 2022FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority and the Energy Resources Council announce the recommendation of three grant funding requests. Two requests are for carbon capture utilization and storage projects and one is for a hydrogen production project. Read the full press release.

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Energy Auditor Request for Qualifications

The WEA is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from service providers, consultants, qualified individuals, and other interested entities who can perform investment-grade energy audits for K-12 Schools and Local Governments participating in WEA grant programs. The number of energy audits to be completed depends on the budget and grant interest for each program year.…

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RFQ: Geothermal Resource & Technology Feasibility

The Wyoming Energy Authority is issuing an RFQ for Geothermal Resource & Technology Feasibility Study. The purpose of this solicitation is to secure services from qualified organizations that can perform a comprehensive feasibility study on geothermal opportunities in Wyoming. Read the full Request For Qualifications. The RFQ closes January 21, 2022. **UPDATE** We have extended…

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