Wyoming – Opportunities Blowing in the Wind

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Times are EDT - Wyoming is known as the "Energy State," and for good reason. With an abundance of natural resources, Wyoming consistently ranks high in traditional, and now emerging, energy sources. Including wind. Wyoming was ranked by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) as seventh highest state for wind potential capacity in the United States.

Located at the cross-roads of the West. With 10 commercial airports, three major interstates highway and two Class I rail lines cross the state, Wyoming is a prime location for market access.

With a tax climate extraordinarily favorable for business, higher education programs to develop a workforce skilled in wind energy technology, and wind resources consistent with utility-scale production, Wyoming is poised to be a leader in the wind power industry.


  • Richard Walje, President, Rocky Mountain Power, PacifiCorp
  • Dr. Jonathan Naughton, Director, University of Wyoming Wind Research Center
  • Rob Hurless, Energy and Telecommunications Policy Advisor to Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal
  • Robert Jensen, CEO, Wyoming Business Council
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