At least some of Colorado’s 22 electrical cooperatives have hopes of securing help through IRA and other programs. Here is a glimpse of their intentions
Member cooperatives are tempted to hop the fence to graze on greener renewable energy. Chief executive Duane Highley warns his flock about a big, bad wolf called resource adequacy. Can he keep them in his fold?
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
United Power wants to work with 50 EV owners to figure out how their batteries can best be used to manage demands on the electrical grid.
Unhappiness can turn out candidates. But that doesn’t seem to explain this year’s bumper crop of candidates for Holy Cross Energy’s board. Could it be success?
Wholesale electrical provider Tri-State won an important ruling in its dispute with dissident member coops, but two overlapping elements remain to be resolved.
Xcel Energy and Tri-State G&T both are resisting losing chunks of their electrical empires in Colorado. Their nimbleness is at issue—and money, too.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission gains a shallow victory in FERC order about jurisdiction, but the real story will be about legality of new members. At stake are exit fees of hundreds of million dollars—and perhaps the viability of Tri-State itself.
Delta-Montrose Electric splits the sheets with Tri-State Generation and Transmission. Will others follow?
Two of three biggest members of Tri-State Generation and Transmission say they’re very unhappy with the new policies that are purported to provide transparency and increase member flexibility. Together, the two co-ops by July will represent upwards of 25% of the total demand among the by-then 42 members of Tri-State.
“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.