Reports

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

Wind Energy Transmission

Wind Collector & Transmission
Oct 2009
Focuses on key elements required to get Wyoming’s wind resources to market at a competitive price

Wyoming Gasification

PacifiCorp Company
Jun 2007
Jim Bridger Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Project

State Energy Programs Impact for FY2020

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

Cryptocurrency in Wyoming

WEA
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

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

Our Vision

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