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Wyoming Energy Authority – Position & Candidate Specification for Inaugural Executive Director

Wyoming Energy Authority: Position & Candidate Specification for Inaugural Executive Director Overview of Wyoming Energy Authority The Wyoming Energy Authority (WEA) was created by the Wyoming Legislature and will be effective and operational July 1, 2020, pursuant to W.S. 37-5-502, as created by 2019, Wyoming Session Laws, Chapter 34, Section 2, as amended by House […]

WIA Testifies before Congress on Carbon Technologies

WIA Executive Director testifies on USE IT Act that aims to advance carbon capture utilization and sequestration activities.    Cheyenne, WY – Today, Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Executive Director Jason Begger testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce’s Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change. The hearing was on “Clearing […]

Wyoming & Japan Advance Partnership with Research Project Slated for ITC

Japan Coal Energy Center to Fund New Carbon Utilization Test in WY Cheyenne, Wyoming – The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority (WIA) announced the state was once again partnering with Japan to advance carbon utilization and carbon recycling technology.  The WIA entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL), GreenOre Clean Tech […]

Wyoming ITC Slated Projects Move Forward in DOE Funding Opportunity

 This week, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) announced six projects moving forward in a funding opportunity launched last year for large scale pilot projects aimed at enabling improvements in coal-powered systems. Two of these projects, Membrane Technology and Research and the University of Kentucky’s CAER have partnership agreements with the […]

Wyoming & Carbon180 Announce Funding for Carbontech Business Incubator

Strategic Partnership Aims to Support & Invest in Businesses Turning Carbon into a Commodity Cheyenne, Wyoming – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and representatives from Carbon180 announced the next phase in their strategic partnership to foster carbontech businesses that are creating, perfecting and scaling up technologies that turn carbon emissions into a valuable commodity.  “The carbontech market […]

Wyoming Integrated Test Center Announces Second Partnership on Large-Scale CCS Pilot Project

University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research listed the ITC as their preferred testing site on their U.S. DOE Phase II funding application. Cheyenne, WY – The Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC) announced today that the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) has signed a lease to use a portion the ITC’s […]

Board Blog: Coal Opportunities with the International Community

Title: Coal Opportunities with the International Community Wyoming is home to more than 1.4 trillion tons of coal.  Since the PRB opened in the mid 1970’s, 10 billion tons of coal have been shipped, making Wyoming the largest coal producing state in the country. At its height, Wyoming was producing over 400 million short tons […]

Oil and Gas Tax Study – Legal and Fiscal Frameworks: Best Practices

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Board Blog: Leaders with Vision

Just like strengths and weaknesses are different sides of the same coin, so are opportunities and threats. We can view the world through a lens that sees weaknesses and threats, or we can see that same world through a different lens to see strengths and opportunity.   As leaders in Wyoming, our job is to […]

Congress extends and enhances carbon capture tax credit

Included in the budget passed by Congress, the 45Q tax credits get extended and broadened to include more carbon capture activities Cheyenne, Wyoming –Included in the two-year budget that was passed by Congress was a tax credit that will have a significant impact on Wyoming’s efforts to create a new carbon economy. The language included was […]