The last week of April saw two funding announcements from the Department of Energy (DOE) that positively affect the State of Wyoming, our research and development entities, and the continued advancement of technology in our energy sector. First, the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources Center for Economic Geology Research received funding for two…

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The Wyoming Energy Authority, Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, and Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities has put together a survey to gauge Wyoming’s interest in electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The interest captured in the survey will be used to develop a proposal for federal financial assistance to expand EV infrastructure in Wyoming.  Responses are…

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The Wyoming State Legislature worked through a plethora of energy bills during the 66th General Legislative Session and six of note made it through the entire process. In addition to the bills listed below, the Legislature allocated $10 million to be available as cost match for research grants and contracts related to carbon capture, utilization,…

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The Wyoming Energy Authority, through its State Energy Program, is offering grants for energy audits and retrofits for K-12 Schools, Local Governments, Small Businesses & Agriculture Producers Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority’s State Energy Program announced today the opening of its annual grant program for energy audits and retrofits for K-12 Schools, Local Governments,…

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The Wyoming Energy Authority and statewide partners have developed a permitting guide for commercial solar energy projects in Wyoming. Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority announced today the release of the Guide to Permitting Solar Energy Projects in Wyoming. This guide was developed in partnership with the state’s Renewable Energy Coordinating Committee member organizations and serves as…

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The Wyoming Energy Authority, through its State Energy Program, has launched a new grant program providing energy audits for agricultural producers and rural small businesses. Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority’s State Energy Program has launched its first grant opportunity for 2021 – a grant for energy audits for agricultural producers and rural small businesses. …

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The Wyoming Energy Authority has opened a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the State of Wyoming Pilot Project: Design and/or Construction of a Pilot Project Demonstrating “Green” or “Blue” Hydrogen Production and Use. The goal of this program is to identify actual and proposed benefits of hydrogen projects for the State of Wyoming, its residents and communities, including, but…

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Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority has elected new leadership on their Board of Directors. Paul Ulrich, Jonah Energy, is the Board Chairman. Wendy Hutchinson, Weston Strategic LLC, is the Vice Chairman and Wanda Burget, Accord Resource Solutions, is the Secretary. Mark Stege, VP of Operations for Black Hills Energy, is stepping down as…

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Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, in collaboration with WEA and the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources, released a report this week on the potential impacts of a ban on oil and gas development on federal land to Wyoming. The study reveals several impacts of the proposed ban that include: • Greenhouse gas emissions…

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Governor Gordon gave his annual State of the State address yesterday, March 2, 2021, and highlighted some of the challenges and opportunities that Wyoming’s energy industry is presented with. Some key excerpts for the Governor’s speech include: “That is why I ask this Legislature to pick up where we left off last year with HB200,…

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