The Four Corners Wind Resource Center (4CWRC) is comprised of three partner organizations (Utah Clean Energy, Interwest Energy Alliance, and Northern Arizona University). The 4CWRC works to engage, educate, and enlist wind energy stakeholders in the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, and Wyoming. The 4CWRC facilitates regional wind development by providing the most up-to-date and accurate information to those involved in wind energy decision making processes.
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On Friday, Xcel Energy Inc. filed their $1 billion Rush Creek Wind Project plans with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. Under the plan, Xcel would build, own, and operate the 600MW wind farm and 90-mile 345kv transmission line.
"New Mexico became the seventeenth state in the U.S. in December to surpass the 1,000-megawatt mark for installed wind energy capacity, following the startup of a 250-megawatt wind farm in Roosevelt County."
Last week, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe penned an op-ed in The Huffington Post to address false reports that the agency’s proposed rule changes would allow energy companies to legally kill thousands of bald eagles. “The notion that we intend to permit the killing of more than...