United Power will be the next to go, with 7 other smaller co-ops attempting to renegotiate contracts or find price stability on their own
As the drought cut California’s hydropower production, the utilities in state scrambled to buy natural gas, driving up costs across the West
Xcel appears to have directed its own natural gas supply to meet reserve requirements rather than generate power during 2021 storm. “It’s like someone is knocking on your door to pay a credit card bill and you are putting the money in savings.”
More than 100,000 people have called for aid paying gas and electric bills, but the help is available only once per customer
The transition from fossil-fuel generated electricity to renewables is proving tricky for Colorado’s largest utility.
Colorado’s largest utility is passing on price hikes that will raise the average natural gas bill to $177 from $115
The Colorado Utilities Public Commission on Wednesday gave Xcel Energy the go-ahead to collect a half billion dollars from its customers to cover the spiraling costs of natural gas during a winter cold snap in 2021 — but the commissioners weren’t happy about it. The commission lopped an $8 million penalty off the $509 million […]