Company looks at Guernsey wind project

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) A Wyoming company is considering construction of a project that would explore how to save energy generated from a wind farm in Platte County.

Winhyne Energy Group, based in Cheyenne, hopes to begin testing the
nine-turbine wind project at a site near Guernsey by late 2014.

The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the company intends to use electricity from the turbines to power compressors. It would store compressed nitrogen in a pipeline system that could be used to power
turbines during times of low wind.

Such a system would help to even out energy production from wind farms and allow energy to be stored until it's needed.

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