Drafting rules to reduce Colorado’s greenhouse gas emissions may prove even harder because of missing data
The state's Air Quality Control Commission doesn’t expect new rules to be in place for another year
Only three coal-fired power plants in Colorado are set to operate past 2030 after Craig Station shutdown date is unveiledBy Lauren Irwin Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado Springs will shut down its two coal-fired plants by 2030. Now it’s time for Xcel to do the same, environmentalists say.By Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Larimer County coal-fired power plant will close 16 years early as Colorado speeds move toward renewable energyBy Lauren Irwin Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
A federal court ruled a coal company couldn’t build a road on public land near Paonia. The company did it anyway.By Jason Blevins Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.
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.
Critics accused the administration of producing a flawed analysis of the federal coal program that ignores its broader impacts
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.
Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.
Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.
Colorado Springs has big plans for its downtown. But first the city must deal with the Martin Drake Power Plant.
The success of the city’s redevelopment plans -- including a U.S. Olympic museum and a downtown sports stadium -- depend on powering down the massive coal-fired electric plant, Colorado Springs' leaders say
Local plants vow to minimize coal-ash contamination to meet new EPA rules; report finds cases much worse in other states
It's important to be realistic. So let's start by figuring out how much to spend over five years to build a greener economy.Opinion
Coal-fired power plants are closing early and Colorado lawmakers want to ease towns’ tough transition
House Bill 1037 would let electric companies recoup money spent to build the plants while funding economic impact grants to towns losing jobs along the way