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LISTEN: New podcast episode explores the potential of geothermal energy wit...

Published on October 04, 2023
The potential of geothermal energy in the West is vast and offers significant advantages in the effort to expand renewable energy resources. Advances in technology and increas...
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Energy

LISTEN: New podcast episode explores the potential of geothermal energy wit...

Published on October 04, 2023

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Launches WGA Chair Initiative

Published on September 21, 2023
Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon launched his WGA Chair initiative, Decarbonizing the West, on Sept. 21 in Gillette, Wyoming. During his opening remarks, he called on th...
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Energy

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Launches WGA Chair Initiative

Published on September 21, 2023

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023
The 2023 Annual Report of the Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work on topics such as renewable energy,...
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Agriculture

2023 Annual Report

Published on August 08, 2023

WGA weighs in on the future of subsurface science and technology

Published on July 31, 2023
Ahead of its hearing, Unearthing Innovation: The Future of Subsurface Science and Technology in the United States, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology receiv...
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Energy

WGA weighs in on the future of subsurface science and technology

Published on July 31, 2023

WGA calls on Senate to reform environmental review process for energy proje...

Published on July 31, 2023
Ahead of its hearing, Opportunities for Congress to Reform the Process for Permitting Electric Transmission Lines, Pipelines, and Energy Production on Federal Lands, the Senat...
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Energy

WGA calls on Senate to reform environmental review process for energy proje...

Published on July 31, 2023

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Announces WGA Chair Initiative: Decarbonizing ...

Published on June 28, 2023
On June 28, Colorado Governor Jared Polis officially handed off the reigns as Chair of the Western Governors’ Association to Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon. The Gover...
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Air Quality

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Announces WGA Chair Initiative: Decarbonizing ...

Published on June 28, 2023

The Heat Beneath Our Feet Initiative Report

Published on June 26, 2023
The potential of geothermal energy in the West is vast and offers significant advantages and benefits in efforts to expand the portfolio of renewable energy resources. Advance...
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Energy

The Heat Beneath Our Feet Initiative Report

Published on June 26, 2023

Learn about ground-source heat pumps in the final Heat Beneath Our Feet web...

Published on May 04, 2023
The final installment of The Heat Beneath Our Feet webinar series, "Geothermal Energy at Home," explored the growing use of ground source heat pumps and what communi...
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Energy

Learn about ground-source heat pumps in the final Heat Beneath Our Feet web...

Published on May 04, 2023

Explore strategies for improving renewable energy incentive parity in a new...

Published on March 16, 2023
As the nation seeks to meet its ambitious zero-emission goals, the potential for geothermal energy to provide low-carbon dispatchable power has been well documented. Geotherma...
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Energy

Explore strategies for improving renewable energy incentive parity in a new...

Published on March 16, 2023

New WGA webinar explores the potential to use geothermal energy for long-te...

Published on January 24, 2023
For most, geothermal energy equates to electricity generation and heating and cooling needs. As the resource becomes more mainstream, however, geothermal energy use is expandi...
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Energy

New WGA webinar explores the potential to use geothermal energy for long-te...

Published on January 24, 2023

Explore the potential for Enhanced Geothermal Systems in a new WGA Webinar

Published on December 13, 2022
While the potential for geothermal energy use in the West is vast and its benefits wide-ranging, accessing the resource can be difficult and expensive – especially when ...
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Energy

Explore the potential for Enhanced Geothermal Systems in a new WGA Webinar

Published on December 13, 2022

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-02, States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Rev...

Published on December 07, 2022
The federal government has codified several historic agreements and programs to compensate western states for reduced revenue associated with the presence of tax-exempt federa...
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Economic Development

WGA Policy Resolution 2023-02, States’ Share of Royalties and Leasing Rev...

Published on December 07, 2022

LISTEN: New podcast episode explores the potential for repurposing oil and ...

Published on December 01, 2022
In the latest episode of WGA’s Out West podcast, The Well of the Future: Repurposing Oil and Gas Wells for Geothermal Energy Production, WGA Policy Advisor Ste...
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Energy

LISTEN: New podcast episode explores the potential for repurposing oil and ...

Published on December 01, 2022

Best of the West: Western soccer players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup; future...

Published on November 23, 2022
The Western Governors' Association keeps you updated on the latest news in the West. Here are the top stories for the week starting Nov. 21, 2022. (Photos courtesy of AP P...
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Data

Best of the West: Western soccer players at the 2022 FIFA World Cup; future...

Published on November 23, 2022

WATCH a new webinar about geothermal mapping and permitting

Published on October 27, 2022
In 1892, The Boise Warm Springs Water District in Idaho became the first community in the World to tap into a geothermal reservoir for heating buildings. Though it initially o...
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Energy

WATCH a new webinar about geothermal mapping and permitting

Published on October 27, 2022

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