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PRECorp to fight "off the grid" bill

 

January 31, 2019



Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow third parties to produce and sell electricity to industrial members of an electricity cooperative, to all intents and purposes permitting some of Wyoming’s largest energy consumers to take themselves “off the grid”. Powder River Energy CEO Mike Easley believes the bill is “irresponsible” and could have detrimental effects on the cooperative.

“This legislation opens that up so that anyone can contract with a member to generate power for them,” said Easley in a statement to PRECorp Local Action Network members.

“This could cre...



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