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Rocky Mountain Power to build new wind farms in four Wyoming counties; plans to add 200 full-time jobs

February 22, 2018 in News

Wyoming’s largest utility has selected four wind projects to help meet its expansion goals, growing its wind development in the Cowboy State by 60 percent, enough to power about 450,000 homes.

Rocky Mountain Power, a subsidiary of Pacificorp, is pushing wind development and transmission in Wyoming ahead of a 2020 deadline in order to take advantage of federal tax credits due to sunset.

The Salt Lake City-based firm put out a request last fall for wind proposals of at least 10 megawatts that could reach operation by Dec. 31 2020.

Four projects will move forward, the company announced Tuesday.

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