When the pandemic gutted oil revenues, wind power rescued Wyoming’s capital city

Mother Jones | Jan 21, 2021 at 7:16 PM
  • This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
  • On land long used for cattle and sheep ranching, in a county named for rich coal deposits, construction crews have built roads and turbine pads for the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project.
  • The Two Rivers and Lucky Star wind projects, smaller developments near the border between Carbon and Albany counties, are expected to generate another 24 long-term operations and maintenance jobs.