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Wyoming: An OPEC of Wind Power? Planning Puts State in Good Position

Cheyenne— If Benjamin Franklin had ever been to Wyoming, he may have been tempted to change one of his famous quotes to go something like this: “Three things are certain in this life – death, taxes and the wind in Wyoming!” We curse it, we joke about it, and we try to control it with snow fences and shelters. Today, major efforts are underway to harness Wyoming’s wind resources, transforming an eternal nuisance into a major renewable energy resource.