Tri-State Generation to close all of its Colorado, New Mexico coal-fired power plants and coal mines — 3 locations — by 2030
Tri-State has been pressured by its rural electric co-op members -- including Brighton-based United Power and Durango-based La Plata Electric Association -- to use more renewable energy in recent years
A $60,000 solar project, with no money down: A Colorado program helps businesses finance renewable energy projectsBy Sharon Sullivan Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Scattering BLM will be good for policy, boss William Pendley says. Not with him at the helm, advocacy groups argue.By Mark Jaffe Environment Primary category in which blog post is published
More Colorado coal-fired power plants could be closing, but the timing depends on some complex dealsBy Mark Jaffe Energy 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
Homes with no energy bills are catching on — even in Pueblo — and the extra cost isn’t as high as you’d think
A study that found building net-zero homes costs not much more than standard homes changed the trajectory of a Pueblo housing project. Now, more than 5,000 net-zero ready homes are proposed for Colorado.
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.
Paul Romer, son of former Gov. Roy Romer, won for studying the way innovation drives prosperity. He said Monday the research gives him hope that people can solve even a problem as difficult as a warming planet.