To achieve climate goals, Gunnison County must wring building emissions, commissioners told
Say Xcel Energy’s high fuel costs associated with Storm Uri were entirely avoidable
Colorado budget has $9 million to expand geothermal outlay at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction
Taos-based Kit Carson Electric has a new contract with Guzman Energy that includes a provision for a possible green hydrogen project. Why so?
Xcel Energy announces testing of 100-hour batteries in Pueblo by as early as 2025. Will this technology displace natural gas peaker plants?
Electric cooperative in Colorado sets the two-year clock ticking with Tri-State G&T as it begins talks in earnest with new wholesale providers
$5 million in projects an important step in reimagining Colorado’s highways to accommodate wildlife
What goes into selecting those charged with being regulators of Xcel Energy and other utilities in Colorado during a time of rapid change?
Work of 15 scientists at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory synthesized to help understand changed interactions among wildflowers, birds, and insects
New entity proposed for Colorado to improve multi-agency coordination, more community outreach
A key legislative figure in Colorado’s energy transition explains why he wants to be mayor of Denver —and shares what will be inside his big climate bill this year.
A court battle looms for a water projects along Colorado’s northern Front Range. Water quality and loss of agriculture land lie at the arguments about gains — and losses.
Xcel Energy plans to begin building 300 miles of transmission in eastern Colorado in 2023 to deliver new wind and solar. Why the different story in southern Wyoming?
‘Big Fix’ authors Hal Harvey and Justin Gillis are optimists but also realistic. It won’t be easy. But they carefully describe the necessary path forward. We need to take some risk, they say, and we need to invest in the future now.
Raw water in Colorado has almost entirely been carved up. Agriculture’s new frontier lies in innovations that produce more food with the same or less water
Colorado is briskly decarbonizing electricity, but huge challenges remain. What is the role for a grassroots group like CRES?
CRES has been busy in recent years trying to advance Colorado’s clean energy agenda. The most compelling evidence of success is a law that tilts the table on natural gas to favor efficiency measures.
CRES grew 10-fold in membership, held annual conferences, then tried to spread its wings. That didn’t work out exactly as hoped. Why not? Opinions vary.
When running for governor, Bill Ritter thought it important to visit little places sparse on Democrats. He also began talking about a new energy economy.
As a farm boy, Bill Ritter loathed wind. But when he ran for governor, renewables put wind at his back.