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Rocky Mountain Power’s Centennial Legacy Plaza Dedicated
Rocky Mountain Power Celebrates 100 years of local service with dedication of a plaza and shelter on the grounds of the Nicolaysen Museum just in time for Nic Fest. The Centennial Legacy Plaza marks the history of power in Casper. The Nic building started as a power plant. Local dignitaries turned o…
Downtown Casper Power Problems Tied To Equipment
Two power outages in downtown Casper are being blamed on equipment problems. A spokesperson for Rocky Mountain Power says about 140 customers were affected by a power outage around 7:00 a.m. Monday. Electricty to all but a handful had been restored by 10:00 a.m. A separate outage around 7:30 a.m. af…
High Winds Knock Out Power On Casper’s Eastside
A power outage on Casper’s east side stretching into Evansville knocked out power to over 2800 homes and businesses just before 3pm this afternoon. “It appears that high winds blew debris inside one of our electrical substations which broke a glass insulator and caused a loss of power …
Rocky Mountain Power Keeps Promise With Rate Request
Last year Rocky Mountain Power officials told customers to expect yearly rate increases and they weren’t kidding. A recent rate hike request before the Wyoming Public Service Commission would mean about a 9 percent  increase or about $6  for the average residential user. Commercial …
Watt Smart Holiday Tips
Rocky Mountain Power has some bright ideas for saving energy this holiday season and throughout the winter months. Lots of people will give and receive electronics, like big screen televisions or gaming systems, but those are gifts that can also mean big power consumption. Maria O’Mara, for R…
School Dedicates to Renewable Energy [AUDIO, PHOTOS]
  An elementary school in Casper that uses renewable energy held a dedication ceremony Thursday afternoon. Kelly Eastes (eh’steez), chief public relations officer for Natrona County School District, says that the innovative design of the school started three years ago, and he thanked ins…
Hovering Copters Signal Routine Utility Inspections
Helicopters hovering over power lines next week are likely inspecting for damage and not a security threat. Dave Eskelson, spokesman for Rocky Mountain Power, says their line inspections will happen across Wyoming next Tuesday through Thursday, weather permitting. Helicopters may be seen flying very…
Public Comments Due On Gateway West Line
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is accepting public comments on the proposed Gateway West Transmission Line Project in Wyoming and Idaho through Oct. 28. The federal agency says that all comments postmarked by that date will be incorporated into the final environmenta…
Outages Vex Casper’s East Side [AUDIO]
People on the east side of Casper were inconvenienced by a couple of power outages Wednesday. Jeff Hymas, with Rocky Mountain Power, says the first outage lasted for about 11 minutes. First power outage, brief, cause unknown: “There was a power outage on Wednesday afternoon that affected near…
Rocky Mtn Power Marks 100 Years With Gift To Casper
One hundred years ago the Casper Power Plant, operated by the company now known as Rocky Mountain Power, was located in the brick structure that forms part of the Nicolayson Art Museum. Rocky Mountain Power is thinking a lot about history these days as they move toward a centennial celebration and, …

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