Pueblo will always have chiles. But coal? It’s gone after 2030. A committee is studying energy alternatives. Nuclear is among them.
Can nuclear replace the tax base, jobs and generation of coal plants at Pueblo and Craig? Maybe, but tough questions remain to be answered.
Xcel Energy announces testing of 100-hour batteries in Pueblo by as early as 2025. Will this technology displace natural gas peaker plants?
CS Wind hopes to triple employment at factory in Pueblo that produces towers for wind turbines for use across the United States.
Russian oligarchs own most of Evraz, operator of the steel mill in Pueblo. Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, their stake in that plant has been problematic.
Colorado’s youngest coal plant has been down again in 2022. Can it be counted on to deliver power when it’s really needed?
Putin crony Roman Abramovich has been crimped of his ownership in a British soccer club. No sanctions by the United States—yet. He has the largest take in steel company.
Executives of Evraz say the key to their decision to build a $500 steel mill in Pueblo was the long-term cost reliability offered by solar power.
Work wraps up on one major solar project at Pueblo as work soon begins on a second. Looming is the question of whether coal or nuclear will supplement them.
Coal towns in Colorado and Wyoming are very interested in emerging nuclear technology. But can nuclear compete in cost?
Coal-baed communities in Colorado and in Wyoming recently heard visions for new nuclear plants. They’re clearly interested. But can nuclear compete on cost?
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis continued his race-to-the-top tour with utilities, this time commending Black Hills Energy for its carbon reduction goals for 2030.
The gritty steel town of Pueblo has been reinventing itself for almost 50 years. One vision sees green energy being the center of a blue-collar reinvention.