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Denver Taxi Companies: More Regulation For Uber, Lyft Is Needed

As ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft flourish in the Denver metro area, taxi companies and drivers said the startups are unfairly and increasingly encroaching on their turf.

12/02/2014

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Towing Company Tows Good Samaritans, Cop Calls It ‘Unethical’

A controversial Denver towing company has infuriated some Denver police officers with its latest move: towing a car belonging to witnesses who were assisting Denver police officers with an accident investigation.

10/02/2014

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Xcel Energy Files With Public Utilities Commission To Raise Rates

Bills could be going up for Xcel Energy customers.

06/18/2014

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Governor Signs Colorado Broadband Expansion

Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation that reroutes part of a $54 million annual ratepayer subsidy to telecom companies into a broadband fund to provide service in rural areas.

05/09/2014

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Xcel, Solar Groups Agree On Colorado Incentives

Xcel Energy and two solar industry groups have made a joint interim proposal to Colorado utility regulators on incentives that encourage customers to put panels on their roofs, they said Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Yellow Cab Hit With A Large Fine

The Public Utilities Commission has reportedly found hundreds of violations involving Yellow Cab drivers logging too many hours on the road.

05/04/2014

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Colorado Holds Hearing On Xcel’s Solar Panel Plan

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.

02/03/2014

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Xcel Looking To Add 550MW Of Wind Power

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.

05/30/2013

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Xcel Energy Plans Biomass Demo Project In Colorado

Xcel Energy Inc. is asking Colorado regulators to approve a demonstration project that would use forest biomass to generate electricity.

05/20/2013

Diana Webb took this photo on June 26 when the Waldo Canyon Fire exploded.

Waldo Canyon Fire Report Notes Concerns With Alert System

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.

02/28/2013

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