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Rocky Mountain Power unveils new economic development tool to support Wyoming’s growing and diversifying economy.

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Jan. 26, 2024) — Rocky Mountain Power has rolled out a new economic development tool to support Wyoming’s growing and diversifying economy. The new Feasibility Study is the initial step in processing new load requests exceeding 25 megawatts.

The new tool is now available at no upfront cost and those interested in using the tool can anticipate a response to their inquiry within 15 to 30 days.

“The new Feasibility Study provides a basic estimate of available Rocky Mountain Power service,” said Michael Morrissey, regional business manager for central Wyoming. “If the customer finds the information in the feasibility study favorable and wishes to proceed, the next step is to present an Engineering Services Agreement for a more detailed study.”    

Sharon Fain, certified economic developer, and vice president for Wyoming at Rocky Mountain Power, said the company is seeing a rise in new service requests. The new Feasibility Study tool will ensure Wyoming remains competitive in business and industrial recruitment, expansion and retention.

“We’re pleased to introduce this innovative economic development tool to potential new and current customers, state economic partners, communities, chambers of commerce and economic development organizations, aiming to foster economic growth and diversification,” Fain said.

For more information, contact your Rocky Mountain Power Wyoming regional business managers or visit the economic development section of our website:
Economic Development (rockymountainpower.net)

Ron Wild – Southwest Wyoming
ron.wild@rockymountainpower.net

Wade Wittkop – Northeast Wyoming
wade.wittkop@rockymountainpower.net

Shane Sibrel – Southeast Wyoming & Carbon County
shane.sibrel@rockymountainpower.net

Michael Morrissey – Central Wyoming & Laramie
michael.morrissey@rockymountainpower.net

About Rocky Mountain Power

Rocky Mountain Power provides safe and reliable electric service to more than 1.1 million customers in Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. The company supplies customers with electricity from a diverse portfolio of generating plants including hydroelectric, natural gas, coal, wind, geothermal and solar resources. Rocky Mountain Power is part of PacifiCorp, one of the lowest-cost electricity providers in the United States, with two million customers in six western states. For more information, visit  www.rockymountainpower.net.

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