Wind and Solar Projects in the Intermountain West
A vision for the future. The expertise to arrive there.
Since 2002, the team at Enyo Renewable Energy has forged a path to sustainability across the Intermountain West. Through successful collaboration between policy makers, utilities, landowners, business stakeholders and civic leaders, Enyo Renewable Energy has established a foundation for leadership in developing renewable energy solutions. Over the past 15 years in the fast-paced renewable sphere, the company’s leadership has established a track record for success through a variety of projects, geographies and opportunities.
A conversation with renewable energy leaders20, October
Utah Business and Holland & Hart hosted a roundtable event featuring Utah’s renewable energy leaders. Moderated by Christine Watson Mikell of Enyo Renewable Energy, they discussed the outlook for renewable energy in Utah.
Salt Lake City and Partners Get Closer to Ambitious Clean Energy Goals With Ground Breaking on 80 Megawatt Solar Farm19, October
Mayor Mendenhall joined RMP, renewable energy developers D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) and Enyo Renewable Energy, Swinerton Renewable Energy, and other customers to break ground on the 80 Megawatt solar farm in Tooele County.
Major solar farm project underway, set to benefit Salt Lake City and more19, October
Mayor Erin Mendenhall attended a groundbreaking for a large solar farm in Tooele County. The project, Elektron Solar, the result of a collaboration between DESRI and Enyo Renewable Energy, will provide renewable energy to six large customers.
Utah Clean Energy: Climate Champion, Christine Mikell14, October
Enyo Renewable Energy's principal, Christine Mikell, was featured as a Climate Champion by Utah Clean Energy 2021. Watch the video below to learn more about Christine Mikell's leadership in developing renewable energy projects.
It’s Time for the Party For Clean Power! Celebrating Women Leaders In Climate.6, October
Join Utah Clean Energy to celebrate women climate champions, get inspired, and catalyze bold climate action in Utah! The event features Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and local climate champions: Erin Mendenhall, Caroline Gleich, and Christine Mikell.
Intermountain Healthcare going solar with major renewable energy project in Emery County28, September
Intermountain Healthcare joins a utility-scale solar project near Huntington, Utah, which will supply 20% of the health system’s total electricity needs through a partnership with DESRI, Enyo Renewable Energy, and Rocky Mountain Power.
Long road still ahead for Anticline Wind Project after permitting victory8, July
Anticline Wind Project, owned and in development by Enyo Renewable Energy, received a conditional siting permit from Natrona County, WY, and will need state approval from the Wyoming Industrial Siting Council.
Wyoming could see six new wind projects add 1,640.9 MW as Pacificorp pushes to ‘decarbonize’22, June
PacifiCorp shortlisted 19 projects, including six wind projects in Wyoming, which will add 1,641 MW of wind capacity to the state. One of the Wyoming projects, Anticline, is owned and being developed by Enyo Renewable Energy.
Six new wind farms proposed for Wyoming18, June
Six wind farms in Wyoming will potentially add over 1,600 megawatts of electricity generation capacity to the grid in 2024. This will be PacifiCorp’s first utility-scale battery installation after testing battery storage in smaller projects
Platte River Power Authority (Vimeo Page)15, December
Visit Platte River Power Authority's Vimeo page to learn more about the not-for-profit wholesale electricity generation and transmission provider based in Colorado.
County sales tax revenue defies projections with boost from wind farm10, December
The construction of Roundhouse Wind Energy contributes to an unexpected increase in sales tax in Wyoming by 20.5% from July to October from 2019 amidst the coronavirus pandemic showing that wind energy is a positive way to diversify an economy.
Planned solar farm in Tooele County will deliver big on renewable energy30, November
In collaboration with Enyo and D.E. Shaw Renewables, the planned solar plant in Tooele County will provide more than 275-megawatt hours of energy and eventually help reduce the county’s emissions by 30% by the year 2030.
Rocky Mountain Power contracts to deliver renewable energy for six large customers24, November
The Elektron Solar project, a collaboration with DESRI and Enyo Renewable Energy, will be one of the largest solar generators (80-MWac) connected to Rocky Mountain Power systems. Salt Lake City, Park City, Summit County, Deer Valley Resort, and P
University of Utah reaches 71% renewable energy29, September
University of Utah Facilities Management signs 25-year contract with the Castle Solar Project, a project originally awarded to Enyo Renewable Energy (ERE), later sold to D. E. Sahw Renewable Investments (DESRI) and projected to deliver power in 2022.
Energy journal: Should Wyoming give solar energy a shot?13, September
Enyo Renewable Energy proposes project, Dinosolar LLC, as a solar energy provider for Rocky Mountain Power in Casper, Wyoming.
Rocky Mountain Power adds three large solar facilities in rural Utah for Facebook6, August
With the addition of Enyo Renewable Energy’s Horseshoe Solar and Rocket Solar projects, Rocky Mountain Power has partnered with Facebook to move closer to Facebook’s goal of using 100% renewable energy.
Three solar facilities to be built in rural Utah on behalf of Facebook6, August
Using Enyo Renewable Energy’s Rocket Solar and Horseshoe Solar projects, Facebook will increase their in-state solar energy total to 694 Megawatts, which is equal to 63% of all solar energy produced in Utah.
PRPA brings Roundhouse wind project onto the power network26, June
Enyo was awarded and signed the Power Purchase Agreement for the Roundhouse Wind Project. We took the lead through the permitting process, including accessing the 20 mile interconnection line.
Enyo Renewable Energy's commercial for the Wyoming Energy Town Hall (6/26/20)26, June
Attached is Enyo Renewable Energy's Dinosolar project commercial, which aired June 26th on K2 radio's segment discussing the effects that COVID-19 is having on the energy industry in Wyoming.
Wyoming Energy Town Hall23, June
On June 26th, Enyo Renewable Energy sponsored K2 Radio station's "Town Hall Series". This segment discussed the impact that COVID-19 is having on the energy industry in Wyoming.
Wyoming’s 240 MW Dinosolar project advances in the state’s uncertain solar market18, May
On May 12th, Enyo Renewable Energy's Dinosolar project received a permit from the Natrona County Planning Commission. Though the project still requires further approval, when completed, Dinosolar would yield $46.7 million in property tax
Most of the University of Utah’s electricity will now be fueled by renewable energy11, February
With the hope of attaining all of its electricity from renewable energy, the University of Utah has started working with Enyo Renewable Energy on the Castle Solar project to generate 20 megawatts of solar energy for the University.
Energy company wants to build two huge solar farms in Box Elder County6, February
Enyo Renewable Energy is in the process of developing the Steel Solar and Rocket Solar projects in Box Elder County, UT. Generating around 200 megawatts of electricity, the projects will create over $5 million in tax revenue for the community.
Summit County’s renewable energy plan moves forward despite reservations from Council chair31, October
Summit County is showing support for Enyo Renewable Energy’s Elektron Solar project, which is planned to be on the grid by the end of 2022.
Wind Farm Approved17, September
On September 5th, 2019, Enyo Renewable Energy’s Echo Divide Wind project secured its conditional use permit, which is an important milestone in the development of a wind project.
County’s first wind farm to get public airing June 27 in Coalville25, June
Enyo Renewable Energy’s Echo Divide Wind project will be Summit County’s first wind farm. The project will generate 100 megawatts of wind energy, which is enough electricity to power almost 22,000 homes.
City of Fort Collins: Roundhouse Renewable Energy Project16, May
The Roundhouse Renewable Energy Project has the potential to assist the City with its Climate Action goals by reducing community-wide emissions almost 10% (if fully online in 2021).
Platte River Power Authority: Roundhouse Renewable Energy Project16, May
Platte River became the first utility in the region to provide wind energy to Colorado customers in 1998.
Utah Business: 2019 30 Women To Watch Honorees8, May
A dynamic and recognized leader in the development of Utah’s renewable energy, Christine Watson Mikell is an engineer by education and an entrepreneur by practice. The developer of Utah’s first utility-scale wind farm in Spanish Fork and another in Mon
Park City Municipal Will Build A Large Scale Renewable Energy Power Plant21, December
The Elektron Solar project will be constructed in Tooele County, UT. It will generate 80 megawatts of electricity for Salt Lake City and Summit County, helping Park City achieve its goal of being carbon-neutral by 2022.
PRPA’s 150-megwatt wind project will be tracked on website.26, April
People interested in Platte River Power Authority’s efforts to build renewable power sources will now be able to track developments of the Roundhouse Renewable Energy Project through a new website.
Platte River Power Authority signs PPA for 150 MW of new wind power capacity26, January
Enyo Renewable Energy partnered with Platte River Power Authority and NextEra Energy Resources to create the Roundhouse Wind Project. This project will produce 225 megawatts of energy and is expected to power half of the homes in Platte River’s f
Platte River Power Authority Tuesday signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 150 megawatts of new wind power capacity.23, January
Enyo Renewable Energy’s subsidiary, Roundhouse Renewable Energy LLC, will construct the Roundhouse project with up to 75 wind turbines across 14,000 acres of land as well as the additional transmission capacity needed to bring the carbon-free ene
Huge wind farm could reduce Fort Collins electricity rates, triple wind power.8, January
Fort Collins’ electricity provider is nearing the finish line for a wind power project that could save residents money and make almost half its delivered electricity renewable. Roundhouse Renewable Energy, a 150-megawatt wind farm, would triple P
Carbon neutral makes case as viable option8, December
Fort Collins has a path forward for carbon neutral electricity — and no coal — by 2030. On Thursday, Platte River Power Authority — the electricity provider for Fort Collins, Loveland, Estes Park and Longmont — unveiled details about what could be the
Op-ed: Is Utah missing the renewable
Rocky Mountain Power intends to invest $3.5 billion for renewable energy infrastructure, mainly in Wyoming and Idaho. Why not in Utah?
30th Anniversary of the Utah Rural Summit24, July
Linda Clark Gillmor, Director, Office of Rural Development invited Christine Mikell to present at the Governor’s Rural Summit at Southern Utah University this year. Enyo was chosen to speak because it is seen as a successful rural businesses fro
Energy & Natural Resources Roundtable1, July
Enyo CEO, Christine Mikell was one of several energy leaders asked to sit on a panel for Utah Business Magazine to discuss the state of the state of energy in Utah
"Glenrock Will Be Operational in 2016"10, April
The Pioneer Wind Park project, which was developed by Christine Watson Mikell in 2009 began generating clean renewable energy in November 2016.
Monticello’s 126 Million Dollar Wind Farm Nears Startup13, December
The Latigo Wind Project took more than 10 years to develop by Enyo principal Christine Watson Mikell. It was the first wind farm to go in the ground in Utah roughly six years, The power stays in Utah while boosting local revenues.
Kite Festival Celebrates Wind Farm4, September
Utah’s first wind power community celebrated the power of wind and the Spanish Fork’s wind farm completion — a landmark for the city — with a Kite festival.
Celebrate Wind Power Special Section4, September
The Spanish Fork Press dedicated an entire section of their newspaper to wind power. The six page section contained several articles focused on the facts of wind power, wind farm construction, it’s benefits to the community and the Kite Festival
Utah’s First Wind Farm29, August
A Deseret News article about Utah’s first wind farm up and running in Spanish Fork Canyon. Enyo CEO Christine Mikell, a developer of the first commercial scale wind farm in Utah.
Renewable Energy Update1, May
Rocky Mountain Power purchased the green attributes on behalf of it’s Blue Sky participants, which facilitated the construction and operation of the Spanish Fork Wind Project. Enyo CEO Christine Mikell prepared the response for Rocky Mountain Po
Turbines to give Nebo Schools a windfall12, November
The Nebo school district in Spanish Fork will receive tax benefits from the construction Utah’s first commercial wind farm.
Proposed Wind Farm for Spanish Fork Canyon26, April
After thorough testing, project Manager Christine Watson Mikell declares that the Spanish Fork location is... "the best wind site in Utah."
Wind & Solar Energy Conference1, October
Program and Agenda from the first Wind and Solar Energy Conference in Utah which was organized and lead by Christine Watson Mikell.
Utah Has the Potential to Generate Wind Power to Meet State’s Needs30, September
Utah Has the potential to generate wind power to meet state’s needs. While Christine Watson Mikell was an energy Engineer at the Utah Energy Office, she funded a wind map which told those interested in developing wind in Utah where to find it.Read More
Nation Debates Wind Power1, July
An op-ed piece written by Edwin Stafford, Associate Department head & Professor at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Cathy L. Hartman, who at the time was a Utah State University Professor, and Christine Watson Mikell. This article dispels en
Salt Lake City Buying Clean Wind Energy5, January
In 2002 Salt Lake City became the largest purchaser of wind energy. Now, in 2017 Salt Lake announces plans to transition the city to 100% clean energy by 2032.
Wind Power Not Just a Lot of Hot Air5, January
Utah’s anemometer program, started by Christine Watson Mikell, was highlighted in this Salt Lake Tribune article in 2003. The anemometer loan program led to the development and construction of Utah’s second wind farm.
Utah Urged to Try Renewable Energy23, February
Christine Watson Mikell, pushed for a Renewable Portfolio Standard, with goal of 20 percent by 2020. Utah has a Renewable Energy Goal which the state is expected to meet.