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TWE Project news

June 7, 2021: Initial capacity allocation process begins for interregional TransWest Express Transmission Project
April 19, 2019: Wyoming Industrial Siting Council approves state permit for the TWE Project
Dec. 19, 2018 Carbon County Commission approves TWE Project conditional use permit
Nov. 2, 2018 3 open houses in 2 counties inform public about the TWE Project
Oct. 17, 2018 TransWest to host three open houses to share project information in Wyoming
Aug. 31, 2018 TransWest participates in Utah energy events
Nov. 20, 2017 Updating Utah counties at annual conference
Nov. 17, 2017 TWE Project earns Accepted Rating from WECC
Sept. 5, 2017 Talking about energy in the Uintah Basin
May 31, 2017 USFS issues its Record of Decision for the TWE Project
May 19, 2017 TransWest contributes to Utah, Wyoming state energy events
Jan. 17, 2017 WAPA issues its Record of Decision for the TransWest Express Transmission Project
Dec. 13, 2016 Interior Department approves the Record of Decision for the TransWest Express Transmission Project
Sept. 22, 2016 Ute Tribe, TransWest collaborate for successful construction of the TransWest Express Transmission Project
Sept. 2, 2016 TransWest among Uintah Basin Energy Summit sponsors
May 31, 2016 Trio of conferences supported by the TWE Project
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TWE Project in the news

June 19, 2017 Bureau of Reclamation BOR issues its Record of Decision for TWE Project
April 3, 2017 Federal Register DOE Notice of Availability of WAPA's Record of Decision
Dec. 16, 2016 Federal Register DOI Notice of Availability of BLM's Record of Decision
May 1, 2015 Federal Register DOI/DOE Notice of Availability of the Final EIS
May 1, 2015 Federal Register EPA Notice of Availability of the Final EIS
March 24, 2014 SNL Energy NREL study: TransWest Express HVDC line a better deal than Calif. renewables
March 24, 2014 NREL Study Indicates Economic Potential for Wyoming Wind Transmission to California
Feb. 8, 2014 Los Angeles Times Firm seeks to harness Wyoming’s wind energy for California
Jan. 24, 2014 Casper Star-Tribune Wyoming wind power could save California ratepayers $750M, energy lab says
July 3, 2013 Greenwire BLM advances major Wyo.-to-Nev. project
July 3, 2013 Federal Register DOI/DOE Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS
June 28, 2013 Federal Register EPA Notice of Availability of the Draft EIS
Feb. 19, 2013 Greenwire Wyo. dreams of marrying wind to Calif. Markets
Feb. 1, 2013 E&E Publishing Ventures aim to send Wyo. wind power south
Jan. 25, 2013 Wyoming Infrastructure Authority UW study confirms Wyo. wind energy complements, benefits Calif.
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"Wyoming is taking center stage in being recognized for its true world-class wind resource potential as an electric energy source. The key to its development remains the construction of major high-voltage transmission lines that must be built to move this sought-after product to market."

- Steve Ellenbecker, former director of governmental and external relations for the Wyoming Infrastructure Authority