Backers of Wyoming’s efforts to find second lives for aging coal plants describe several profitable scenarios. But how does their vision for coal power stack up in a quickly shifting power market?
Looming coal plant closures, energy industry layoffs and an exodus of young people has several Wyoming communities scratching their heads about how to forge economic transitions.
PacifiCorp’s announcement of early plant closures may trigger the first test of Senate File 159. WyoFile digs into the bill’s feasibility, mechanics and implementation.
Fees for public records as imposed by Wyoming Department of Administration and Information rules are unnecessary, undemocratic and threatening to government transparency, argues Bleizeffer.
Wyoming New Power says it will buy the Campbell County property, requests $100M in tax-exempt bonding to build a waste coal plant.