A Tale of Two States: Wyoming Wants Wind Energy Factory Jobs, Neighbor Colorado Has Them

July 26, 2016

Public media collaboration Inside Energy reported that although Wyoming's long-term energy strategy includes plans to attract energy-related manufacturing, the state faces barriers to attracting these jobs, such as a small available workforce, long travel distances to an international airport, and the state's tax on wind production. Neighboring state Colorado has become a wind manufacturing hub over the past few years; the article contrasts the differences between the two states.