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Wyoming governor’s speech erupts into fight over future of fossil fuels, carbon capture

By Kevin Killough

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon sparked a backlash from state lawmakers when he discussed plans to make the Cowboy State carbon dioxide-neutral during a talk at Harvard last month.


Wind and solar energy are booming in surprising places

By Shannon Osaka

a county named for its coal deposits — a power company is building hundreds of wind turbines. In Mingo County, W.Va., where many small towns were once coal towns, the Adams Fork Energy plant will sit on a former coal mining site and produce low-carbon ammonia.


Critics make case against utility’s historic electric rate hike

By Dustin Bleizeffer

Rocky Mountain Power officials took the stand here Wednesday to defend the company’s proposed $140.2 million rate hike — a 21.6% increase that’s sparked fear and outrage among its 144,000 customers in Wyoming.


Wyoming passes up federal funds to voluntarily close oil and gas wells

By Dustin Bleizeffer

Gov. Mark Gordon announced this week the state will decline an invitation to apply for millions in federal Inflation Reduction Act funds aimed at shuttering low-producing oil and gas wells.


Harriet Hageman: Boneheaded “Green” Policies Cause Massive Electricity Rate Increase

I have often said that there is a special place in hell for those who pursue policies that are intended to increase the price of food, energy, and housing. Yet, we currently have people in positions of power who are pushing energy poverty as official policy, and as the cost of energy increases, the cost of everything else quickly follows.


Wyoming, Colorado to partner on developing carbon capture technologies

By Sharon Udasin

The governors of Wyoming and Colorado signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday for interstate collaboration on the development of carbon capture technologies.


Wind farm opponents lose Wyoming Supreme Court appeal

By Nicole Pollack

Albany County’s board of commissioners was justified in authorizing a 120-turbine wind farm to proceed during the summer of 2021, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Monday.


Think this winter was bad? More extremes are likely for Wyoming due to climate change

By Nicole Pollock

To hear climate scientists tell it, that record snowstorm that walloped central Wyoming earlier this month — well, it was pretty much par for the course.


Wyoming’s Second Utility-Scale Solar Farm On Pace To Be Online This Year

By Kevin Killough

The 950-acre South Cheyenne Solar Project broke ground this spring as expected, and it’s still on task to finish by the end of the year, despite supply chain and contractor availability issues.


Federal Delays Cost Wyoming More Than 6,000 Oil And Gas Wells

By Kevin Killough

The federal government held up oil and gas projects involving more than 6,000 wells for so long that operators canceled them. Lengthy permitting times are also impacting renewable energy projects, which is driving bipartisan support for reform.