Colorado Public Utilities Commission
olorado’s Public Utilities Commission is reviewing Xcel Energy’s plans for ensuring solar and other renewable sources remain part of the state’s power mix as regulators debate rules for compliance with a renewable energy law approved by voters.
Xcel Energy Inc. is looking to add about 550 megawatts of wind power to its system in Colorado by 2016, which would boost its wind power by about 25 percent to more than 2,700 megawatts.
Xcel Energy Inc. is asking Colorado regulators to approve a demonstration project that would use forest biomass to generate electricity.
A report released Wednesday notes concerns with two mass calling systems that were used to send evacuation alerts to the phones of thousands of residents during the Waldo Canyon Fire, the most destructive in Colorado history.
Now that the federal wind production tax credit has been extended, Xcel Energy is asking Colorado regulators for permission to speed up its schedule for evaluating potential wind resources for its portfolio.
Consumer complaints against Colorado towing companies are on the rise, and have been so for the last several years, with an outcry over what many consumers call predatory or aggressive towing.
An administrative law judge has approved a settlement reducing a proposed $1 million natural gas rate hike by Black Hills Energy to $174,000.
The Colorado Supreme Court says opponents can proceed with a lawsuit over converting some coal plants to natural gas.
Colorado lawmakers want to drastically change a ratepayer subsidy for telephone providers that once supported underserved areas but that now, critics say, is being wasted on places with plenty of consumer options.
Xcel Energy Inc. says it’s in settlement talks with various parties over its request to increase Colorado electricity rates by $141.9 million.