Xcel Energy wants to spend upwards of $2 billion delivering wind and other renewables to Front Range customers. But what motivates Colorado’s largest utility?
Nobody in the world has done this, replacing natural gas combustion within buildings at scale. Colorado must if it hopes to achieve its goals of emissions reductions.
Colorado’s second largest electrical utility has plans to retreat from coal. Environmental groups want a faster, deeper retreat. We just can’t, says Tri-State.
State utility regulators have started talking about their role in weaning buildings from natural gas. Colorado must do it differently than California.
What will be Colorado’s last standing coal plant? Xcel Energy wants it to be Comanche 3. Can the company persuade state regulators it should operate to 2040?
Colorado regulators are looking into what gas utilities should have known before the February chill that briefly sent natural gas prices shooting upward.
As unsexy as it sounds, an energy imbalance market is a necessary but important first step toward deep decarbonization of Colorado’s electricity and economy.
Ronald Reagan had it wrong, said Jeff Ackermann in departing the Colorado PUC after 4 years as chairman. There is a valuable and honorable role of regulation.
Xcel Energy will become a transportation company and Colorado’s decarbonization efforts will gain traction as a result of a plan about electric vehicles.
Colorado-based wholesale supplier Tri-State G&T scored two small wins this week in cases involving dissident co-ops United Power and La Plata Electric.
Eric Blank has been appointed to chair the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, which has a central role in the state’s decarbonizing of its economy.
Tri-State G&T’s plan to deeply decarbonize its electrical supply in Colorado is voluminous, but it leaves many blanks to be filled in later.