Mary Throne and now-Gov. Mark Gordon smile during the Wyoming gubernatorial debate at Casper College on Oct. 18. Throne now serves as the deputy director of the Wyoming Public Service Commission.
Wyoming’s Public Service Commission unanimously approved a new agreement with the state’s largest utility Tuesday to ensure the cost of generating and transmitting electricity across six states within the utility’s service territory remains equitably distributed.
The 2020 interjurisdictional agreement makes changes to a previous 2017 agreement in an effort to extend greater flexibility and autonomy to Wyoming and other states in PacifiCorp’s service territory. Under the new plan, states will have a bit more agency to determine their own energy portfolio, but still