With southwestern Colorado’s snowpack at 183% of average, a reservoir manager admits to a “pucker factor” when contemplating spring runoff.
Once-in-a-century runoff predicted for river. “Don’t squander it,” water officials warn.
During the long, leisurely days of 2021, there were split-second decisions, the difference between darkness and light so terribly narrow.
Holy Cross Energy expects to surpass 90% in carbon-free energy in 2024. It hasn’t had a rate increase since 2018. Why does Xcel Energy have higher rates even as it pivots more slowly?
The short answer is yes. But it will take a lot of carrots from the state and federal governments. The good news is that the seeds have mostly been planted.
10,000 solar roof-tops in Colorado’s United Power service territory, a temporary setback for Pivot Energy, and solar replaces coal in northwestern New Mexico.
How much should Xcel’s customers have to pay for Hayden, Craig and Pawnee as the coal era winds down? Opinions vary—and widely so!
San Juan and Dolores snowpacks at 179%, but the Yampa Basin has neared historic highs, registering 145% of average
Cañon City mulls electric pathways, Aspen speaker talks about fossil fuel subsidies, and group accuses Colorado of being slower than Utah or Nebraska in renewables
Getting a bead on soil moisture in the Yampa Valley, and some hesitation among Western Slope farmers in participating in demand-management program
Do Colorado’s electrical providers have the juice to keep the lights on? Bill would mandate annual resource adequacy reports\
Colorado and other upper-basin states try to reduce water demand to allow reservoirs to recover. But this won’t be easy.
Climate scientists issue their latest, stern warning while farmers in Colorado grapple with whether they can sustainably pump Ogallala Aquifer water
But environmental activists worry this is the wrong path for trying to remove carbon from atmosphere
4 Corners Carbon Coalition awards grants to tech companies with four projects in Colorado trying to get rid of carbon emissions associated with concrete
Congress appropriates $200,000 for study of potential future uses of Craig Station. Plus, can Colorado utilities get pieces of the federal climate funds?
A press conference to parade the raft of energy bills in Colorado. But why did the governor reverse course? He now supports new interim carbon reduction goals.
Maury Galbraith becomes first executive director of Colorado agency charged with figuring out how to surmount constraints on further decarbonizing electricity
Some say the deep snows in northwestern Colorado are unlike anything they have ever seen. What will it do for Powell and Colorado River?
GreenLatinos organizer Ean Tafoya talks about what he would do if elected mayor of Denver, and what got him to this point in life