Wind Farms

New Joint Venture Acquiring 2 Wyo. Wind Farms
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A new joint venture funded by TIAA-CREF (T-I-A-A Kref) and an Alaskan company, Cook Inlet Region, Inc. is acquiring two wind farms in Wyoming. The two companies have joined with Edison Mission Energy to form Capistrano Wind Partners LLC. They’re investing $460 milli…
Groups Discuss Wind Farm Impact On Historic Sites
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Federal and state officials held a closed meeting recently with private landowners about the Chokecherry Sierra Madre wind farm project south of Rawlins. Bureau of Land Management archaeologist Pat Walker says the meeting last week in Rawlins was not open to the public in…
BLM Plans To Fast-Track 3 Wyoming Wind Projects
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Three proposed wind farms in Wyoming are among the projects that the Bureau of Land Management plans to fast-track nationally. One is the 1,000-turbine Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy project south of Rawlins, proposed by the Denver-based Anschutz Corp. The Casper…
Sweetwater Wind Farms Face Challenges
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Two proposed wind farms in Sweetwater County are facing challenges. The proposed wind farm on White Mountain is moving slowly forward, though proponents are grappling with issues raised by eagles in the area. Another wind farm proposed on the Sweeney Ranch wind farm …