The mission of the Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) is to advance Wyoming’s energy strategy by driving data, technology, and infrastructure investments.  On behalf of the Governor of Wyoming, the WEA is issuing a request for proposals (RFP) from research and technology providers, project developers, financiers, and other interested entities seeking resources for demonstration and deployment…

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Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Energy Authority announces three finalists for the State of Wyoming Pilot Project: Design and/or Construction of a Pilot Project Demonstrating “Green” or “Blue” Hydrogen Production and Use. On March 17, 2021, the Wyoming Energy Authority opened a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Hydrogen Pilot Project and received 10 proposals…

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Since 2018, Wyoming has been enacting policy to encourage cryptocurrency mining in the state, and utility companies have been developing innovative solutions on how to support this energy-intensive industry.WEA has compiled an overview for cryptocurrency companies on the benefits and opportunities of cryptocurrency mining in Wyoming. Read more.

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U.S. LNG Would Reduce Net Life Cycle Emissions by 42%-55% if Exported to Asia to Replace Coal-Fired Generation, Western States and Tribal Nations Study Finds.  Denver, CO – LNG produced in Rockies basins and exported from the North American West Coast to China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan would produce net life cycle emissions…

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State of Wyoming Pilot Project: Design and/or Construction of a Pilot Project Demonstrating Green or Blue Hydrogen Production and Use The selection committee has reviewed all proposals and will present the finalist(s) at a virtual public hearing on July 12, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. in order to seek citizen input.  Those wishing to comment on…

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Cheyenne, WY – In response to today’s announcement from Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, PacifiCorp and TerraPower on the effort to advance nuclear energy technology, Wyoming Energy Authority’s Executive Director Dr. Glen Murrell issued the following statement of support: “Wyoming is home to the most experienced energy workforce in the country and has a proven record of…

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WEA’s Executive Director, Dr. Glen Murrell, will be joining Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon as speakers for the first Wyoming Oil and Gas Fair Virtual Series event. This webinar will focus on the current state of Wyoming’s oil and gas industry and its future. Now in its 25th year, the Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Fair has brought…

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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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