Xcel Energy announces testing of 100-hour batteries in Pueblo by as early as 2025. Will this technology displace natural gas peaker plants?
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
Colorado’s San Luis Valley rips with solar potential but lacks a way to get the electricity to market. What will it take? A conversation is beginning at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission has moved briskly in recent years, but is it moving fast enough to hang onto its members?
A new study finds even greater benefits to many Colorado electrical utilities froma regional alignment due to declining electrical production from dams.
A 3% reduction in staffing by Tri-State G&T includes several senior executives, a reflection of the challenges facing the wholesale provider.
New Mexico’s Kit Carson Electric has wrapped up the solar it needs for 100% daytime needs and on June 30 will make its last payment to Tri-State G&T.
Tri-State G&T has asked for proposals for renewable energy to go on line into 2025. Meanwhile, Mountain Parks Electric and three other of members say they want to reduce their purchases of wholesale power.
With new confidence they can afford to leave Tri-State G&T, United Power’s directors also decided that they cannot afford NOT to leave their wholesale supplier.
To lower its wholesale power costs, another Colorado electrical coop may pursue a partial-requirements contract with Tri-State G&T.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission, Colorado’s second-largest electrical utility, plans new transmission lines as it pivots to renewables.
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.