Ambitious plan to reduce CO2 emissions still leaves Tri-State getting 23% of electricity from coal plants
The state’s second largest electric provider plans to spend $21 billion to add renewable sources and battery storage. Natural gas is in the mix.
Three coal-burning power plants in Colorado face orders to close early. Their owners aren’t happy about it.Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Metro Denver has this year recorded the highest number of particulate warning days — the form of pollution exacerbated by wildfire smoke — in at least 10 years.
As wildfires, avalanches and drought increase in intensity, worried city managers are planning and budgeting for better water systems and backup sources.
The long-term forecast for Colorado doesn’t look good, but experts say context is necessary.
“Flaring” at oil and gas wells to be curtailed as Colorado regulators adopt some of nation’s strictest rules
The practice of burning off natural gas is relatively rare in Colorado, but tough rules on flaring and venting may help the state meet greenhouse gas reduction goals.
The Colorado Sun interviewed about a dozen firefighters, first responders and evacuees to piece together a timeline of the East Troublesome fire’s terrifying 100,000-acre run on Oct. 21
Colorado regulators probe why the coal-fired Comanche 3 power plant has been out of service for months
Xcel Energy customers have been paying for the $1.3 billion plant since it opened in Pueblo 10 years ago and now are picking up the tab for costly repairs and electricity purchased to meet summer demand
Coronavirus prepared schools for a second crisis — the East Troublesome fire. But students now have double the trauma.
Schools in Granby and Fraser recognize that students will likely need much more support
The bodies of Lyle and Marilyn Hileman, who honeymooned in Grand County in 1952, were discovered on Friday afternoon in their home near Grand Lake
First coronavirus, then an inferno: How schools in the East Troublesome fire’s path are scrambling to keep their students learning
Districts are pondering distance learning after many students and teachers were forced to evacuate because of the East Troublesome fire. But officials know education will take a backseat to the crises.