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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Cheyenne Population within City limits
60,691

MSA Population
93,663

Proximity to major population centers:
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

Elevation
6,100 ft

Sewer Rates for All Users
Per 1,000 gallons: $3.91(2014), $3.74(2013)


Tax Rates
Personal Income 0%
Corporate Income 0%
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
Searing Industries

Shovel Ready Sites:
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

Workforce Development Training
Up to $4,000 per year for new position
Up to $2,000 per year for existing employees




LEADS Assisted Business

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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