Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

Wyoming’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, or, Standard Portfolio Renewable?

25 Jan , 2017  

Ethan Forauer, ERS, for Zondits In a piece of legislation that has proven to be one of the first of its kind, Wyoming State Representative David Miller has brought forward a bill aiming to penalize state utilities that incorporate ineligible clean energy resources in the state’s electricity portfolio. This comes at a juncture where economic […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Regulatory Affairs

USDA Renewable Energy Investments Making Rural Communities Stronger

15 Jun , 2015  

USDA Invests in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects in Wyoming USDA, June 10, 2015. Image credit: skeeze Grants will promote energy independence, create jobs and advance the use of renewable fuels During his visit to the state today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is investing in several energy efficiency and renewable energy […]

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Clean Grid Technology, Connectivity, Energy Storage

Energy Storage Key to Grid Connectivity

19 Feb , 2015  


Experts Tout Storage At Wyoming Energy Conference Wyoming Public Media, February 16, 2015 Energy storage will be a key part of the grid of the future, according to industry experts speaking at this month’s Wyoming Infrastructure Authority conference. Currently, power generation and consumption are balanced in real-time, but storage would allow power generated now to […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Wyomingites Question Lawmakers on Lack of Clean Power Plan Reaction

1 Dec , 2014  

The apocryphal explanation for the rise of the Japanese auto industry — and the accompanying fall of Detroit — has it that when the U.S. government established fuel economy standards for motor vehicles in 1975, “Japan hired 1,000 engineers but Detroit hired 1,000 attorneys.”

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