Company says it has deals with land owners along the Yampa River in northwestern Colorado
Breakthrough Energy Catalyst gives $20 million to test iron-rust storage at sites of two Xcel coal plants
The Colorado Solar and Storage Association has added muscle for reasons beyond the growth of solar and storage sectors
With an incentive here, a mandate there, state legislators hope to nudge buildings to a low-emissions future of heating and cooling.
Utilities have figured out how to integrate high levels of renewables, but not 100%. Until they do, nuclear energy will be on the table, despite the high cost.
Some Colorado utilities want to get to 100% emissions-free electricity by 2030, others just 80% or above. What mix of new technologies will get them there?
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.
To get to 100% renewables for electrical production won’t be as simple as going to the wind and solar shelf and stocking up. That can get utilities to 50% easily enough, perhaps even 70% or 80%, conceivably even 90%.