Wyoming Sees big Increase in Wind-Power Generating Capacity
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming doubled its wind-power generating capacity from 2019 to 2021 and is looking to add more wind farms in the next five years.
Get our free mobile app
The Casper Star Tribune reports in a story on Friday that researchers at the University of Wyoming say that boost in power generation is like adding another coal-fired power plant.
The increase has pushed Wyoming's wind-power generating capacity from about 1,600 to about 3,200 megawatts and from 17th to 14th in the nation in wind-power capacity.
Enough future wind farms have been proposed to the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council to nearly triple the state's wind-power capacity.
Here Are 7 Unique Places In Wyoming That You May Want To Visit
Wyoming's State and National Parks are well-known tourist destinations, but there is so much more to see off the beaten path. Here are 7 unique places in Wyoming that you might want to add to your next road trip.
15 Outrageous Wyoming Myths That People In The US Think Are True
It's really interesting how many people in the U.S. have no clue about Wyoming. The less they know, the better off we are, BUT these actual misconceptions about Wyoming are just ludicrous. Hard to believe these 15 came out of someone's mouth.