July 6, 2022

Wyoming Economic Development Association Notice: Department of Energy Program to Transform Mines to Clean Energy Hubs

      Department of Energy announced their intent to launch a $500M program to transform mines into new clean energy hubs. The program will support projects that demonstrate one or more of the following clean energy technologies on mining sites: SolarMicrogrids Geothermal energy Direct air capture Fossil-fueled generation with carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration Energy storage, including pumped-storage hydropower and compressed air Advanced nuclear


Please let us know if your community wishes to provide comments regarding this Request for Information or if you have a project in mind where we can assist in any way. DOE expects to announce a funding opportunity to solicit project proposals in 2023 so we have some time to prepare.    

Dru (Bower) Palmer President Email   Wyoming Economic Development Association 822 West 23rd Street Cheyenne, WY 82001      
This project was developed by the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network and funded through a Cooperative Agreement with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) funds appropriated by Congress through the CARES Act to assist businesses in recovering from the negative effects of COVID-19. SBDC appreciates ongoing support from the SBA, The Wyoming Business Council, and the University of Wyoming.