A lot of money, of course, and a lot of new transmission in and around metropolitan Denver. What else is there in this package?
It may not read like Chinatown but this story about weaning our buildings off combustion of gases could get interesting.
Solar and developers have arrived in southeast Colorado. But will the transmission get there to help this county transition from the agriculture supported by the Ogallala and other fast-diminishing aquifers?
And Xcel Energy will add more from planning begun in 2016 — with much more coming beyond this wave.
Colorado’s Power Pathway is the biggest capital investment in Colorado ever for Xcel Energy. That’s not including the wind, solar and storage that the $1.7 billion transmission line will enable.
Steamboat Springs- and Grand Junction-based electrical cooperatives to pick up with Guzman when their wholesale contracts with Xcel Energy lapse in 2028.
Pueblo will always have chiles. But coal? It’s gone after 2030. A committee is studying energy alternatives. Nuclear is among them.
Breakthrough Energy Catalyst gives $20 million to test iron-rust storage at sites of two Xcel coal plants
Renewables need storage, and pumped-storage hydro provides it. Will these projects help Colorado achieve its decarbonization goals?
No doubt, nuclear energy has key advantages. So why isn’t it likely to be the silver bullet that some people in Craig and Pueblo crave?
Proposal would trim Xcel’s sails, start pushing back on natural gas expansion, but falls far short of the major overhaul that some believe is needed
Holy Cross Energy expects to surpass 90% in carbon-free energy in 2024. It hasn’t had a rate increase since 2018. Why does Xcel Energy have higher rates even as it pivots more slowly?