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PRECorp prepares to construct new substation

Powder River Energy (PRECorp) is gearing up to construct a new substation and replace a power line in the Inyan Kara area.

The work, along with a second project that’s in the beginning stages right now, is intended to support Oneok Pipelines as they increase capacity on the two pipelines that run through the county.

Inyan Kara Substation

The upcoming project, known as the Inyan Kara Substation, is with the Wyoming Public Service Commission (PSC) for a decision on issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity, which will allow construction to begin.

“We’ve had the public engagement,...