Powder River Awards Three at State Science Fair

April 11, 2018 In an ongoing effort to promote the importance of studying Wyoming’s ecosystems and as well as the ecological impacts of development, Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) presented two sets of awards at the Wyoming State Science Fair in Laramie. Each recipient earned a free membership to the Resource Council and a […]

Solar Q&A Session planned for April 17

April 4, 2018 Learn more about powering your home or business with solar power. Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) is hosting a Solar Q&A Session on Tuesday, April 17 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Sheridan County Library, Inner Circle. The event will bring solar installers and home and business owners who […]

The Clean Power Plan Serves Public Health & Safety

March 26, 2018 (Gillette, Wyo.) In 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the final version of the Clean Power Plan (Plan), a program to reduce harmful emissions and carbon pollution from power plants. Just about a year ago, President Trump signed an Executive Order directing the EPA to review the program. Shortly thereafter, EPA […]

Spring Solar Celebration planned for March 20

March 6, 2018 The cost of installing residential solar power has dropped 80 percent in the last 20 years, so now is a great time to learn more about powering your home or business with solar. Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) is hosting a Spring Solar Celebration on Tuesday, March 20 from 5:30 […]

RENEWyoming: Solar Stories from the Cowboy State

RENEWyoming was born in response to a growing trend of solar installation in Wyoming. Across the state, more people are installing solar panels than ever before. Wyoming is not alone. Nationally and globally solar cell technology has improved and prices have come down accordingly, spurring an increase in installation. People have a variety of reasons […]

RENEWyoming campaign increases awareness of solar opportunities

February 14, 2018 Solar energy is gaining ground in Wyoming with both home and business owners generating their own electricity. Solar power installation has become increasingly affordable, and Wyomingites have taken full advantage of this opportunity to generate their own power. Over the last several months, Powder River Basin Resource Council (Resource Council) has collected […]

Renewable Energy Facts & Falsehoods

This factsheet untangles the facts and fiction surrounding renewable energy subsides. To read the factsheet, download the PDF.

Powder River Basin Resource Council Statement on EPA’s Decision to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

October 15, 2017 “We are disappointed that EPA chose to prioritize marginal corporate profits over public health. The Clean Power Plan was grounded in good science and good law, and it was supported by citizens and businesses from around the country, including here in Wyoming. Reducing our carbon pollution to safe and sustainable levels is […]