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  • The Wyoming Innovation Center has a new Logo

    The Wyoming Innovation Center has a new Logo

    Our Wyoming Innovation Center (WyIC) project is making great strides to diversify and grow our economy.  We may see real results with commercial plants opening within the next five years.  This past week the ECED Board of Directors selected a logo for the facility.  The emphasis is on “Innovation” and is a good reflection of ...

  • Energy Capital Economic Development Pursues $24.6 Million in Grants for Business Expansion and Recruitment

    Energy Capital Economic Development Pursues $24.6 Million in Grants for Business Expansion and Recruitment

    Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Energy Capital Economic Development continues to help businesses in recovery as well as working on business expansion efforts. CEO Phil Christopherson shared that they are working on more than $18 million in grants and loans to support existing Campbell County businesses looking to expand their operations and increase their number of ...

  • Wyoming Awarded $1.25 Billion to Address Impacts of COVID-19

    Wyoming Awarded $1.25 Billion to Address Impacts of COVID-19

    To help businesses address the current pandemic, the Wyoming State Legislature held a special session in May to allocated federal funds to help jobs and businesses in Wyoming.  A special session in June is planned for additional legislation that continues to address issues related to the pandemic and the budget crisis. The May special session was ...

  • Gillette Jobs Board Sponsorship

    Gillette Jobs Board Sponsorship

    Energy Capital Economic Development has partnered with Rudloff Solutions to develop a Jobs Board with links to job listings in Gillette, Wright, and Campbell County. As some unemployed individuals have never had to apply for a job online, the site provides links to the Hiring/Careers sites of major employers, Workforce Services, and links to employers in ...

  • Welcome Curtis Burdette

    Welcome Curtis Burdette

    We are thrilled to welcome Curtis Burdette as Vice President of Operations at Energy Capital Economic Development. With more than 10 years consulting with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits, Curtis is well-versed in what it takes to make an organization thrive. His efforts will support the CEO in meeting and exceeding goals set out for ...

  • Alkain Studios Earns BBB Accreditation

    Alkain Studios Earns BBB Accreditation

    Alkain Studios, a FUEL Business Incubator member, was recently accredited by the Better Business Bureau. The company was initially given an A rating. When the Better Business Bureau accredits a business, it is saying the company maintains high ethical standards and its business practices will meet or exceed  expectations. Alkain Studios is owned by Zach Aars.

  • DEQ Releases Environmental Report

    The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has released its State of the Environment report . The release and report can be found HERE. WMA Regulatory Affairs Chairman Phil Dinsmoor (Peabody) commented that "The mining industry should take pause and consider that there are few (if any) industries in Wyoming that are more heavily involved in ...

  • UW to Host Entrepreneurship Summit in April

    The University of Wyoming College of Business will host the third annual US Entrepreneurship Summit April 17-18 at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie. Speakers will discuss entrepreneurial resources, highlight some of the emerging companies throughout the state and focus on building connections to strengthen Wyoming's entrepreneurial ecosystem. The annual John P. Ellbogen $50K ...

  • WIA Conference Set for March 28-29

    WIA Conference Set for March 28-29

    The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority annual Spring Energy Conference will be March 28 and 29 at the Snow King Resort in Jackson.Sessions include: Opportunities for Wyoming posed by international, federal, and regional CCUS policy developments, including the Green New Deal.Traditional ratemaking and how it interacts with the current state of technology, including investments in CCUS projects.Economic impacts ...