Articles By Mark Jaffe
Colorado’s biggest producers, including bankrupt Whiting Petroleum, have slashed capital budgets and cut salaries, but hedging will blunt the worst damage as per-barrel prices continue to drop.
Colorado’s lights, broadband must stay on during coronavirus. Here’s how utilities are keeping their workers safe.
Pandemic plans are being dusted off. In Colorado Springs, where 7 people have died, utility workers have been issued personal protective equipment so they can make gas, carbon monoxide safety checks.
Wyoming coal interests funneled money, experts to influence Colorado PUC decision on closing parts of Pueblo plant
The Coalition of Ratepayers, a group formed by the Denver-based Independence Institute and which received money from out of state, still couldn’t stop the shutdown of Comanche Station units in Pueblo.
Want cheaper electricity? Xcel Energy wants to help — if you’re willing to do your laundry at 2 a.m.
Xcel is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to put all of its residential customers in Colorado on time-of-use rates to blunt the demand for electricity on summer afternoons and early evenings.
Xcel wins $41.5 million rate increase, but Colorado regulators balk at charging for repairs to troubled coal plant
Xcel Energy wanted a $158.3 million increase, but the PUC pushed back to keep rate hike passed on to residential customers to about $1.03 per month.
Colorado drillers, enviros near accord on groundwater protection rules. The only rub: How much to protect?
While Colorado regulators wrangle over air quality and community safety, industry and environmental groups have found lots of common ground -- beneath the surface.
Determining how much water Colorado’s snowpack will yield is an inexact science, but researchers persist
The specter of climate change underscores the importance of gauging how well Colorado’s mountains can wring moisture from those enigmatic flakes
Two critical, big-picture questions loom: How much snow will fall in the mountains and how much water will there be for the region’s forests, farms and cities.
Researchers are scouring the landscape near Crested Butte to gather data and inform climate computer models used around the world