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5:53 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Microsoft Plans Expansion For Cheyenne Data Center

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.

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6:07 pm
Mon December 31, 2012

UW to benefit from demonstration project

The University of Wyoming will get to participate in Microsoft’s innovative fuel cell demonstration pilot project.  

The fuel cell being built in Cheyenne will essentially be powered by sewage.  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.     

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5:21 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

Money added to Data Center recruitment

The State Loan and Investment Board has
approved a $5 million grant to help bring a proposed $112 million
data center to Cheyenne.
     Cheyenne is one of two finalists in the Rocky Mountain region
for the data center. State officials have declined to identify the
company behind the project, but they say it is a Fortune 100 firm.
     The state board approved the $5 million grant on Monday.
     Gov. Matt Mead says he's willing to provide another $5 million
in state money to help land the center, bringing the state's total

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8:46 am
Wed November 16, 2011

New data center to open in Cheyenne

Governor Matt Mead and other state officials are touting a new data center, which will be built in Cheyenne.

Green House data will build the $35 million facility, which will be 100-percent wind-powered.

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.

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