Wyoming legislators take aim at Colorado’s decarbonization with a $1.2 million legal fund. The nexus for this potential lawsuit will be Laramie River Station.
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.
Colorado’s second biggest electrical utility will soon identify its path to 80% reduced emissions by 2030. Surely this map will include Arizona and Wyoming.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission and its four co-owners of the second coal-burning unit at Craig have announced it will be closed Sept. 30, 2028.
“Watch our feet,” Tri-State CEO Duane Highley said last October. Today, he announced the closing of two coal units in Colorado and one in New Mexico, which will allow the wholesale supplier to comply with Colorado greenhouse reduction goals. But can Highley keep his biggest members from leaving? That’s the biggest of several questions going forward.