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A new era for Tri-State

A new era for Tri-State

Colorado’s second biggest electrical utility will soon identify its path to 80% reduced emissions by 2030. Surely this map will include Arizona and Wyoming.

Electrical empires in Colorado

Electrical empires in Colorado

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.

The cost of leaving Tri-State G&T

The cost of leaving Tri-State G&T

United Power would pay $234.8 million to leave Tri-State Generation & Transmission under a methodology recommended by an administrative law judge to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.

Coal and the hope of carbon capture

Coal and the hope of carbon capture

Wyoming continues to hope that coal can be burned without producing emissions, a technology proven at smaller scale but expensive. Others in Colorado and New Mexico also have an interest.

Windy enough in Dust Bowl land

Windy enough in Dust Bowl land

Southeastern Colorado has wind aplenty, almost enough to power the entire state. But that wind is like a farm without a road to market. Why that may change.

Getting to 100% renewable energy

Getting to 100% renewable energy

To get to 100% renewables for electrical production won’t be as simple as going to the wind and solar shelf and stocking up. That can get utilities to 50% easily enough, perhaps even 70% or 80%, conceivably even 90%.

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