chokecherry http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Dept. of Interior approves 3 major renewable energy projects http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/dept-interior-approves-3-major-renewable-energy-projects <p>Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the approval of three major renewable energy projects on public lands. Jewell emphasized her commitment to President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy and said one of her top priorities was to continue the work started by her predecessor, Ken Salazar, to expand the nation’s renewable energy portfolio.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 21:03:17 +0000 Irina Zhorov 41720 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Dept. of Interior approves 3 major renewable energy projects Delay of Carbon County energy projects make some nervous http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/delay-carbon-county-energy-projects-make-some-nervous <p>This week Carbon County Commissioners were told that the huge Chokecherry and Sierre Madre wind project will be delayed a year and that construction for the DKRW coal to gas plant will be delayed another year as well.&nbsp;</p><p>County Commissioner Leo Chapman says the wind project needed more time to deal with some sensitive siting issues. Chapman says the one-thousand-turbine Chokecherry and Sierre Madre wind project is necessary for parts of the country that need clean energy.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:56:19 +0000 Bob Beck 38278 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Delay of Carbon County energy projects make some nervous