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.
Most used wind turbine blades end up in landfills. Colorado is part of the push to make the industry greener.By Kevin Simpson Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Colorado’s climate future is now. Let’s confront the challenges and seize the opportunities.By Will Toor Opinion
Xcel wins $41.5 million rate increase, but Colorado regulators balk at charging for repairs to troubled coal plantBy Mark Jaffe Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Tri-State Generation to close all of its Colorado, New Mexico coal-fired power plants and coal mines — 3 locations — by 2030By Jesse Paul Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
More Colorado coal-fired power plants could be closing, but the timing depends on some complex deals
The utility PacifiCorp hopes to retire its Colorado properties, though co-ownership with power-providers Xcel and Tri-State complicates the process
Tri-State, under pressure from its member co-ops to change or fall behind, is shifting to renewable energy
Giant power provider on the verge of deal with departing utility says it will shutter coal-fired plant in Nucla two years early as it retools carbon-emissions goals.
Trump administration says its decision to lift moratorium on coal sales from public lands won’t increase emissions
About 40% of coal burned in the U.S. comes from federal leases, primarily in Western states including Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, Montana and New Mexico