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 plantBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Tri-State, under pressure from its member co-ops to change or fall behind, is shifting to renewable energyBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.By Jesse Paul Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado Springs has big plans for its downtown. But first the city must deal with the Martin Drake Power Plant.By Jesse Paul Growth Primary category in which blog post is published
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
As fight with Delta-Montrose Electric Association heads to court -- and PUC hearing -- Tri-State announces new wind, solar projects
Colorado power companies bet big on net-zero emissions as state debates 100% renewable energy future
Xcel, Platte River banking on lowering emissions with nuclear, geothermal and carbon capture tech, but critics argue it would be too small, too slow
Jared Polis wants Colorado 100 percent powered by renewable energy, but talk is easier than the walk
At least 9 Colorado governments are working to wean themselves from coal and natural gas, but they say getting to 100% solar and wind power is harder than it seems.
Delta-Montrose Electric Association votes to sell stock to raise cash to exit contract, following Taos, N.M., co-op that says it will save $70 million after paying breakup fee