1. Wyoming Pursues $112 Million Data Center

    Wyoming Pursues $112 Million Data Center

    In another code-named mystery project, Cheyenne, Wyoming is reported to be one of two finalists for a proposed $112 million data center.

    Code named “Project Summit,” the unknown Fortune 500 company will choose between Cheyenne and another Mountain West location in the next two to six weeks. The usual incentives and economic impact estimates follow this site selection story – as have become typical when large data center projects are scouting locations to build.

    For Cheyenne, state officials are offering $10 million in grants, the project would create 40 jobs, and the Business Council approved a $5 million grant to subsidize the Project Summit data center’s electricity and broadband Internet during the facility’s first five years.

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