Read research and reports by energy experts on the economic and environmental benefits of Wyoming’s energy resources.

Wind Diversity Enhancement of Wyoming/Colorado

Wind Energy Research Center
Apr 2014
The second in a series of four studies on geographic diversity

NREL California Wyoming Grid Integration Study

National Renewable Energy Lab
Mar 2014
Examines the economics of new transmission to deliver wind power from Wyoming to California

New Generation & Transmission in Wyoming, Colorado

National Renewable Energy Lab
Mar 2013
Economic development from new generation and transmission in Wyoming and Colorado

Wind Resource Assessment for the State of Wyoming

Wind Energy Research Center
Aug 2012
An in-depth analysis of the wind resource for the state of Wyoming

Permitting Wind Energy Projects in Wyoming

Tetra Tech
Jul 2012
Guide to permitting electric transmission projects in Wyoming

Permitting Electric Transmission Lines in Wyoming

Tetra Tech
May 2012
Coordination of nine federal agencies to review electric transmission on Federal lands

Wyoming Geothermal Resource

Wyoming Energy Authority
Aug 2022
Final Report of Geothermal Resource and Applicable Technology for Wyoming

Brightfields Energy Siting Mapping Tool

The Nature Conservancy Wyoming
Jul 2022
TNC’s new mapping tool guides new energy development to brownfields.

Bechtel Supplier Portal Guide

Jan 2022
User Guide for Bechtel Supplier Portal

Guide to Permitting Wind Energy Projects in WY

Tetra Tech
Jan 2022
Commissioned by the WEA for the Wyoming Renewable Energy Coordination Committee.

State Energy Programs Impact for FY2020

Aug 2021
An overview of the impact of the WEA's State Energy Program grants.

Cryptocurrency in Wyoming

Aug 2021
Cryptocurrency in Wyoming: Information and Opportunities

Guide to Permitting Solar Energy Projects in WY

Tetra Tech
Mar 2021
Guide to permitting solar energy projects in Wyoming.

Impacts of Federal Leasing & Drilling Ban

Dr. Timothy J. Considine
Dec 2020
This study estimates the losses from policies that restrict oil & gas on federal lands.

Renewable Resource Production Metrics

James Detmers, PE
Jul 2015
A new set of metrics for quantifying the critical parameters effecting power quality and reliability

Wyoming California Wind Energy Project Study

Wind Energy Research Center
Jul 2015
The effects of geographic diversity on overall impact on California’s renewable energy production

Impact of the Coal Economy

Center for Energy Economics
Feb 2015
Addresses the importance of the coal sector to Wyoming’s economy today

Employment at Cherry Point

Hart Hodges & Bill Beyers
Oct 2014
Jobs that currently exist within the Cherry Point Industrial Zone in Whatcom County

Our Vision

To diversify and expand the Wyoming economy through development of commercial energy projects, increased market access and advancing technology.