Wyoming's Electrical Generation

    Few states in the nation possess the portfolio Wyoming has for both energy resources and electric power generation. This website is intended to serve as an information portal on Wyoming's Electrical Generation. It includes regular updates on energy resources used in the state for generating electricity, as well as the megawatts (MW) produced by each fuel source.
Wyoming Electrical Generation
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    While Wyoming coal resources lead in providing 77 percent of all electricity generated in Wyoming, other resources have shown steady increases over the last two decades. These include renewable wind power generation (16 percent), hydropower (3 percent), and natural gas (3 percent). Oil accounts for 1 percent of the total power generation in Wyoming. The majority of the state’s electrical generation is transferred out-of-state to other markets, with a small percentage used in state for industrial electrical generation.

Current Data:

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Wyoming Electrical Generation Capacity

For inquiries, please contact Jim Stafford at james.stafford@wyo.gov or 307-766-2286.