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Wyoming Hydropower

  • Production/Capacity:
    • Production: 132 Thousand megawatthours
    • Capacity: 300 megawatts
  •  Infrastructure (WSGS, 2012):
    • 13 hydropower plants in Wyoming on 10 reservoirs
    • North Platte River: 6 hydropower dams
    • Shoshone River: 4 hydropower dams
    • Wind River: 2 hydropower dams
    • Green River: 1 hydropower dam

WORKS CITED

Unless otherwise noted, all facts presented here can be sourced to the EIA.

(EIA, 2012) United States Energy Information Administration (EIA). Retrieved October 2012 from:  http://www.eia.gov/beta/state/?sid=WY

(WSGS, 2012)  Wyoming State Geologic Survey (WSGS). “Hydropower.” Retrieved Ocotber 2012 from: http://www.wsgs.uwyo.edu/Research/Energy/Hydro.aspx

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