Rail Tie wind project

LARAMIE — After three years of evaluation, the Western Area Power Administration has approved a request to connect the Rail Tie Wind Project with its transmission system.  The decision marks one of the many permissions required for ConnectGen to move forward with building the wind farm, which will...

The Rail Tie Wind Project location via the Rail Tie Wind Project website

LARAMIE – In another step in a years-long battle over the proposed Rail Tie Wind Project, some area residents are making their case to the Wyoming Supreme Court.  The Albany County District Court upheld an Albany County Commission on March 30 decision to grant a permit to ConnectGen, the company...
Considering the cost:  Study examines trade-offs in energy development   By Eve Newman Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE – A study conducted by the University of Wyoming found that Wyomingites are open to renewable energy and diversifying the economy.  However, they realize they...
State denies lease for wind farm   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — After heated deliberation, Wyoming regulators voted to deny a renewable energy company a lease to build a wind farm on state land in Albany County on Thursday, after members of the public...

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