Xcel Energy wants to close the two coal-burning units at Hayden, Colo., in 2027 and 2028. Others itch for much sooner, citing economic and environmental gains.
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.
Xcel Energy in 2015 set out to learn intricacies of solar-plus-storage in residential and commercial applications. Results disappointed the Colorado PUC.
Xcel Energy proposes to spend $102 million in laying out charging infrastructure in its service territory in Colorado, where the state has a goal of rapidly expanding EV sales to 42% of all cars sales by 2030.