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We now know how many billions of gallons of water Colorado will save by closing coal-fired power plantsBy Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
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 may have missed a deadline to plan for reducing greenhouse gasses. Now the state faces a lawsuit.By Mark Jaffe Environment 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
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
Local plants vow to minimize coal-ash contamination to meet new EPA rules; report finds cases much worse in other states
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
Boulder, Pueblo could be the next cities to create their own utilities in pursuit of 100 percent renewable energy
Nine governments are moving toward having their cities powered by 100 percent renewable energy. Longmont and Fort Collins have the best chances.
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.