Reports

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

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

Job & Economic Impact of New Transmission

National Renewable Energy Lab
Mar 2011
Jobs and economic development from new transmission and generation in Wyoming

WY Wind Collector System and Integration Study

ICF International
Dec 2010
Energy corridor constraints and opportunities, commercial financing and renewable energy backup

Wyoming Collector and Transmission System

ICF International
Feb 2010
Development of preliminary designs and cost estimates for a collector system for transporting energy

Separation Distances between Transmission Lines

ICF International
Feb 2010
Framework for Analyzing Separation Distances between Transmission Lines in Wyoming

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

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