Study finds that existing technology can get Colorado to near-zero electricity without need for breakthroughs in geothermal, nuclear or other realms. It will requite a bit of natural gas.
Lots and lots of thoughts about how to refine the path forward as Colorado barrels toward it hopes emissions-free living
Company says it has deals with land owners along the Yampa River in northwestern Colorado
Eagle County gets $1.5 million federal grant for bus barn. County also considering geothermal to cool and heat old courthouse and other buildings.
Colorado’s second largest cooperative 313.34 megawatt-hours of storage at six locations across its service territory
Transportation matters greatly to solar and battery factories arising along metro Denver’s I-76 corridor. What about Craig and other coal towns?
Denver-based wholesaler to deliver a third of power for Colorado’s second-largest electricity cooperative. Where will the rest come from?
Colorado has rapidly been adding clean-energy sector jobs. That includes in Pueblo. But will any end up in the coal capital of Craig?
Lots of issues here: social equity, closing in on 100% renewables — and whether rates adopted by Colorado’s forward-looking utility would break state law. Will that law be changed?
And Xcel Energy will add more from planning begun in 2016 — with much more coming beyond this wave.
Colorado’s Power Pathway is the biggest capital investment in Colorado ever for Xcel Energy. That’s not including the wind, solar and storage that the $1.7 billion transmission line will enable.
Finally, the Nuggets are in the NBA finals, but the seeds were planted a decade ago. NREL decades ago helped push solar to where it is today, Now it is looking beyond 2030.