Wind turbines near Matheson, Colo., are part of Xcel Energy's new 600 megawatt Rush Creek Wind Project. Rush Creek, which became operational in October 2018, uses 300 turbines to generate enough electricity to power 325,000 homes. Xcel estimates the project will cut 1 million tons of carbon emissions each year from its system. (John Leyba, Special to The Colorado Sun)

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Xcel Energy says it's responding in large part to climate change and its goals will affect eight states where the company operates

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A glimpse into why Colorado Springs’ economy is attracting so many outsiders

Colorado Springs leads the state for employment growth in 2018 and 2019, thanks to diversity in business, age, health care, cybersecurity

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Ranked-choice voting could come to Colorado cities in 2019. Is the statewide ballot next?

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Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells to 1,000 feet following Proposition 112’s failure

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