Legislators consider a suite of bills to help keep aging coal-fired power plants in the state in operation.
Wyoming Public Service Commission
State investigation concludes PacifiCorp’s plans to retire coal units ahead of schedule in Wyoming lack evidence to support touted benefits of adding renewables.
The cost of short-term relief measures will have to be billed down the line — perhaps with interest — as will the utility revenue lost to plummeting industrial demand.
The House on Friday passed a Gov. Mark Gordon-backed bill that would subsidize carbon capture projects through Wyoming residents’ electrical bills, without the original $1 billion subsidy limit.
Bill backed by Gov. Mark Gordon forces utilities to implement carbon capture but allows them to pass costs on to consumers’ electrical bills.