Tri-State members have begun getting power from a new wind farm in eastern Colorado. But as to future wind farms as Tri-State decarbonizes? Much to answer here.
Get going, says Gina McCarthy, Biden’s climate advisor, on the energy transition, even if uncertain remains. And get the public excited about opportunities.
A bill introduced by a Colorado legislator seeks to gently begin escorting methane to the door of buildings, a move that a new UN report says is badly needed.
Demand for natural gas in buildings would be further crimped if a bill considered in Colorado gets passed. One provision puts a social cost on methane.
Xcel Energy says it won’t leave workers or taxing districts stranded once its coal-burning units close at Craig. Battery storage? That’s one of the options.
What will be Colorado’s last standing coal plant? Xcel Energy wants it to be Comanche 3. Can the company persuade state regulators it should operate to 2040?
Xcel Energy has plans for $1.7 billion to build 560 miles of new transmission to deliver renewable electricity from eastern Colorado to the Front Range by 2027.
Colorado’s newest coal plant has been a dog, but Xcel Energy says it should stay open until 2040, a crucial component of the company;’s decarbonization plan.
The 2020s will be the decade of rapidly closing coal plants in Colorado. Utilities have plans for just one plant beyond 2030.
Colorado regulators are looking into what gas utilities should have known before the February chill that briefly sent natural gas prices shooting upward.
Xcel Energy reduce carbon emissions 12% in 2020 and still managed a tidy profit for investors. But in Wyoming, continued problems in the Powder River Basin.
Transportation and building emissions will top the energy and climate agenda as Colorado legislators seek to advance work on ambitious decarbonization goals.