December 10, 2023


Bureau of Land Management
BLM to Consider Changes to Western Transmission Corridors
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public input on potential changes to about 673 miles of seven designated transmission corridors.
TransWest Express
TransWest Express Transmission Line Breaks Ground
Developers held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the TransWest Express line, intended to carry 3 GW of wind power from Wyoming to California.
WAPA Approves Interconnection of Wind Farm in Wyoming
The Western Area Power Administration approved interconnection of the proposed 504-MW Rail Tie Wind Project in Wyoming, allowing the start of its construction.
Mountain States Partner to Secure Hydrogen Hub
Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico team up to compete for a share of federal funds to be awarded for the development of regional clean hydrogen hubs.
Dominion Commits to Net-zero Supply Chain Emissions by 2050
By 2030, Dominion's generation in South Carolina will be coal-free, while it will “have only two remaining facilities in Virginia,” CEO Robert Blue said.
Glick Says West Should ‘Finish the Job’ on RTO
FERC Chairman Richard Glick says "the time is right for the states, the region’s utilities and other key stakeholders" to form one or more Western RTOs.
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ACP Explores Western Transmission ‘Renaissance’
A spate of transmission projects is in the works to move renewables from remote regions of the West to urban load centers.
Wyoming Welcomes DOE-funded Advanced Nuclear Plant
One of Wyoming’s four coal plants will be closed and the site repurposed for a 345-MW advanced nuclear reactor, officials said Wednesday.
Wyoming Public Service Commission
SPP Hires Wyo. PSC Chair Fornstrom as Policy Lead
SPP said it has hired Kara Fornstrom, chair of the Wyoming Public Service Commission, as its director of state regulatory policy.
Wyoming Wind Power Revs up, but is it too much?
Multiple developers are building or seeking to build massive wind projects in Wyoming, but they lack interstate transmission options to export it.

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