Residents’ bitter opposition fails to convince land board to put off controversial commitment said to generate $21 million from state land over the project’s lifespan.
State’s leaders, however, must be willing to embrace renewable energy and let go of fossil fuel dependence, Drake writes.
Utility would retire one Jim Bridger Plant unit early in 2023, another in 2028 and two Naughton Plant units in 2025.
Utility company PacifiCorp is in the midst of “repowering” older wind turbines with newer technology, including blades.
A decade into the hunt for a sensible wind power policy in Wyoming, a grassroots effort seeks to take the question legislators have failed to resolve directly to the people