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Jobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming Fact Sheet

Jobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming Fact Sheet

Jobs and Economic Development from New Transmission and Generation in Wyoming Fact Sheet

Date: 5/10/2011

Location: WY

Wyoming is a significant energy exporter, producing nearly 40% of the nation's coal and 10% of the nation's natural gas. However, opportunities to add new energy exports in the form of power generation are limited by insufficient transmission capacity. This fact sheet summarizes the findings of the complete report conducted by NREL for the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority that estimates jobs and economic development activity that could occur in Wyoming should the market support new investments in power generation and transmission in the state.

This information was last updated on May 17, 2011