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Scientists Helping Xcel Fine Tune Wind Forecasts

Xcel Energy Inc. says a new wind energy forecasting system developed by national scientists is saving it money by helping it predict when it can power down its natural gas-fired power plants and rely on wind turbines to generate electricity instead.

11/10/2011

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Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Wyoming Push For Natural-Gas Cars

The governors of Colorado, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wyoming have agreed to work together to encourage U.S. automakers to develop affordable natural-gas vehicles.

11/09/2011

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Black Hills Proposes New Colorado Gas Power Plant

Black Hills Energy is proposing that a new natural-gas-fired power plant replace two coal-fired units in southern Colorado.

03/15/2011

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PUC Refuses To Reconsider Xcel Coal-To-Gas Plan

Colorado regulators are sticking to their decision to approve plans for Xcel Energy to retire some of its coal-fired power plants and switch others to run on natural gas.

01/29/2011

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