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Work starts again on Wyoming wind power project after winter

 

June 1, 2017



RAWLINS (AP) — With Wyoming's harsh winter weather in the past, work has resumed on a massive onshore wind development in the United States.

"We have about 40 pieces of equipment and about 30 or 40 operators," said Bill Miller, CEO of Power Company of Wyoming, a Denver-based subsidiary of the Anschutz Corp. "We started up in early April for this year's infrastructure construction."

However, it will be at least a year before any turbines are erected, Miller said.

Once complete, the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project will have as many as 1,000 turbines and generate up to 3,000...



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