data center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Microsoft Plans Expansion For Cheyenne Data Center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/microsoft-plans-expansion-cheyenne-data-center <p>Microsoft plans to expand its data center operations in Wyoming. Microsoft opened a data center outside of Cheyenne last year…and this spring plans to grow it with a $274 million addition. Governor Matt Mead met the news with excitement. He says he’s made growing the Wyoming technology sector a priority and sees the expansion as a good sign.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 23:53:54 +0000 Irina Zhorov 57414 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Microsoft Plans Expansion For Cheyenne Data Center UW to benefit from demonstration project http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-benefit-demonstration-project <p>The University of Wyoming will get to participate in Microsoft’s innovative fuel cell demonstration pilot project. &nbsp;</p><p>The fuel cell being built in Cheyenne will essentially be powered by sewage.&nbsp; After 18 months of use by Microsoft, the City of Cheyenne and the University will get access to the so called Data Plant. U-W Chemical and Petroleum Engineering professor David Bagley says a number of students will benefit.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 01 Jan 2013 01:07:39 +0000 Bob Beck 34690 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW to benefit from demonstration project Money added to Data Center recruitment http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/money-added-data-center-recruitment <p>The State Loan and Investment Board has<br />approved a $5 million grant to help bring a proposed $112 million<br />data center to Cheyenne.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cheyenne is one of two finalists in the Rocky Mountain region<br />for the data center. State officials have declined to identify the<br />company behind the project, but they say it is a Fortune 100 firm.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The state board approved the $5 million grant on Monday.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Gov. Matt Mead says he&#39;s willing to provide another $5 million Mon, 19 Mar 2012 23:21:58 +0000 The Associated Press 21314 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Money added to Data Center recruitment New data center to open in Cheyenne http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-data-center-open-cheyenne <p>Governor Matt Mead and other state officials are touting a new data center, which will be built in Cheyenne.</p><p>Green House data will build the $35 million facility, which will be 100-percent wind-powered.</p><p>Green House Data currently has a data center in Cheyenne. The company says grants and aid from the Wyoming Business Council were vital in choosing Wyoming as a home, and building a second center.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 15:46:40 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 15200 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org