Posts by Wyoming ITC

ITC gets ready for new tenants this spring, looks toward new future of fossil fuels

ITC gets ready for new tenants this spring, looks toward new future of fossil fuels

By on Mar 30, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

From Highway 59, the fenced-in scoria lot and adjoining modular building at the base of Basin Electric’s Dry Fork Station north of Gillette blends into the background, squeezed between the sprawling, open pit coal mines that dot the high plains surrounding Campbell County. These grounds are home to the Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC), which many in the state,...

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Carbon capture: can it be efficient, cost-effective and commercial scale all at once?

Carbon capture: can it be efficient, cost-effective and commercial scale all at once?

By on Mar 30, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research (UK CAER) has a long record of researching carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology. The research team at UK CAER partnered with several utilities in their region over the past two decades and recently installed a small pilot-scale CO2 capture facility at the Kentucky Utilities E.W. Brown Generating...

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ITC COVID-19 Guidance

By on Mar 22, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

TO: Wyoming ITC stakeholders and tenantsFROM: Jason Begger, WIA Executive DirectorDATE: March 20, 2020SUBJECT: COVID-19 Guidance Yesterday, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon took additional action to limit the transmission of COVID-19, issuing a statewide public health order, which temporarily closed many public facilities such as restaurants, bars and schools. The full...

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Stripped of $1B limit, Gordon carbon capture bill clears House

Stripped of $1B limit, Gordon carbon capture bill clears House

By on Mar 3, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

The House on Friday passed a Gov. Mark Gordon-backed bill that would subsidize carbon capture projects through Wyoming residents’ electrical bills. The House advanced the effort with a 40-19 vote as lawmakers continued their drive to protect Wyoming’s coal industry through mandates on electrical utility companies. A provision in the bill that would have allowed a...

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‘Not on my watch’: Gordon Vows to Protect Wyoming’s Coal Energy Industry

‘Not on my watch’: Gordon Vows to Protect Wyoming’s Coal Energy Industry

By on Feb 10, 2020 in In the News | 0 comments

CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon covered numerous topics in his 2020 State of the State address on Monday morning, delving into discussions about the economy, energy, education and agriculture and more. “Today, I am proud to report that Wyoming’s economy and the state is strong,” the governor said early in his address. “Unemployment is down and is at the lowest rate...

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