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.
Supporters of Black Hills Energy assembled a $1.5 million campaign to defeat municipalization of the electrical utility in Pueblo, most of that money coming from unidentified sources. Can David prevail against these financial odds?
In an interview with proponents of municipalization of electrical power in Pueblo, Frances Koncilja, a former PUC commissioner in Colorado, accused Black Hills of being a rogue utility and an energizer vampire, sweet and cuddly by day, but by night trying to figure out how to steal every last dime out of Colorado’s steel town.
Pueblo voters on May 5 will decide whether to stick with their existing electrical utility, Black Hills Energy, or municipalize operations. Proponents and opponents frame their arguments in terms of opportunity and risk. The fulcrum for the debate is the high cost of electricity in Pueblo, which is among the highest in Colorado.