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Eric Blank
Eric Blank

Xcel Energy cleared to collect $500 million from Coloradans for storm, but regulators say it can’t happen again

Colorado’s largest utility put “on notice” by the Public Utilities Commission, saying it mishandled the spike in prices during Winter Storm Uri in 2021

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Colorado rejects Xcel Energy’s attempt to extend the life of Pueblo’s coal plant by 12 more years

Comanche 3, which has been shut down by equipment failures since Jan. 28, is schedule to permanently close in 2034 

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Xcel Energy needs a smarter, greener electric grid. But should Colorado customers foot the $344 million bill for it?

If the Public Utilities Commission OK's Xcel’s largest ever rate increase, electric bills for Colorado customers will have increased 20% since the start of the year

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Colorado’s big electric users could get a 30% discount on power under Xcel Energy’s incentive plan

The Public Utilities Commission reluctantly OK’d the program, worried that it won’t benefit areas most in need of economic development help.

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