NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center

Webcam in LEADS’ North Range Business Park

View an amazing video showing what the NWSC Supercomputer in Cheyenne can do!

NWSC_logoThe NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) provides advanced computing services to scientists studying a broad range of disciplines, including weather, climate, oceanography, air pollution, space weather, computational science, energy production, and carbon sequestration. It also houses a landmark data storage and archival facility that will hold, among other scientific data, unique historical climate records.

www.nwsc.ucar.edu


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    500,000
    45 mi south (Ft. Collins & Greeley, CO)
    2,500,000
    90 mi south (Metro Denver & Boulder, CO)

    Education
    Excellent two year Community College in Cheyenne
    Three universities in Cheyenne commute zone (50 mi)
    Student population of over 55,000

    Unemployment Rate
    4.5%

    Climate
    Semi-arid

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    6,100 ft

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    Sales Tax 6% (State 4% – County 2%)

    Water Rates for Commercial/Industrial Users
    Per 1,000 gallons: $4.28 (2014) , $4.14(2013)

    Recent Locations to Cheyenne
    National Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputing Center
    Microsoft Data Center
    Wal-Mart Regional Distribution Center
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    North Range Business Park – West Interstate 80
    PUD with Technology Emphasis
    Cheyenne Business Parkway – East Interstate 80
    Heavy Industrial
    Swan Ranch – South Interstate 25
    PUD with Industrial Emphasis (rail)
    Niobrara Energy Park
    Light Industrial
    Campstool Business Park
    Heavy Industrial

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    sierra-gray“Cheyenne’s financial community was more supportive and responsive than any other we found in the Western states. We custom-built our facility for less than it cost to rent a facility in Nevada. In addition, our business survives on quality transportation. Our Cheyenne location allows Sierra Trading Post to enjoy a 20% savings in overall shipping charges with first-rate transportation resources.”

    Keith Richardson, President Sierra Trading Post, Formerly of Nevada





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