The Federal Aviation Administration just gave Xcel Energy the approval to fly the drones, and Xcel says its customers will be the big winners.
Approximately 3,600 customers in Park County were without power because of Tuesday’s snowfall.
The Mother’s Day snowstorm damaged trees and cars, but most homeowners were prepared.
Clearing skies on Sunday revealed the aftermath of the Mother’s Day snowstorm.
Colorado lawmakers took up a bill on Wednesday aimed at making sure the state’s power grid is protected.
Xcel Energy says a power outage that affected 2,000 people Saturday night in Denver’s Capitol Hill neighborhood was caused by a rare occurrence.
A power outage in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in Denver impacted more than 2,000 people on Saturday night.
More than 9,440 customers in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver were without power on Thursday night after a power pole fire. Power was restored to residents less than 30 minutes later.
When strong winds whipped tree branches back and forth in January sparking small fires concerned neighbors called Xcel Energy.
Xcel Energy plans to ask Colorado’s utility regulator to OK rate increases of around 3 percent this year and in the next two years.