Community choice electric, or CCE, is a concept pioneered in 1999. Xcel Energy says it’s a solution to a carbon problem that is already on its way to being solved.
National Western Center and Colorado State University Spur campus exchange effluent heat to clean water pipes for a low-carbon, renewable flow.
We have a system for transporting the renewable resource right under our feet.
The move comes a day after Colorado’s largest electric company received federal permission to study the $1.6B project
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has accepted Xcel’s application for a preliminary permit to study a massive hydropower project in Unaweep Canyon, where residents are promising a fight.
The wind industry on the Eastern Plains is running into the same concerns that once plagued the fossil fuel industry.
The sheep — and the sprinklers and maybe the honeybees — carried the day as the Delta County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a once-spurned solar project on agricultural land. The 80-megawatt Garnet Mesa project, on 475 acres, had been rejected by the commission in March over concerns about the loss of farmland […]
John Muir, naturalist and noted environmental advocate, said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” And so it is with electric vehicles — their operation and, especially, the production of their batteries. How “Green” are electric vehicles? Are they good for the environment? […]
As elected officials from different parts of the state, we are encouraged by the recent decision by Colorado’s Public Utilities Commission regarding Xcel Energy’s Electric Resource Plan. Xcel is the state’s largest electric utility, serving 1.3 million Colorado customers. Because electricity generation is Colorado’s second largest carbon-emitter after transportation, this decision will have real and […]
Vladimir Putin’s war of aggression in Ukraine has made it abundantly clear that our fossil fuel-dependent economy jeopardizes our national security as hostile foreign leaders weaponize their energy resources. Similarly, the rapidly intensifying climate crisis, which is causing widespread disruption with no place on earth escaping the impacts of rising temperatures and increasingly extreme weather, […]