Two more electric co-ops are trying to leave Tri-State Generation. They’ve asked the Colorado PUC for help
United Power and La Plata Electric say they’re being held hostage and need regulators to help negotiate breakup fees
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
Fearing Tri-State could duck clean-energy goals, Colorado utilities commission files unprecedented protestBy 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
Bold $500 million offer to replace 3 coal-powered plants with renewables, gas met by reluctance from Tri-StateBy Mark Jaffe Energy Primary category in which blog post is published
As fight with Delta-Montrose Electric Association heads to court -- and PUC hearing -- Tri-State announces new wind, solar projects
Delta Montrose Electric Association wants break its contract with big electric generator to get more renewable sources in the mix.
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