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.
Colorado’s Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved a rate increase for Xcel Energy customers. The rate increase applies for the next three years.
Dozens of Centennial homeowners are upset after Xcel Energy cut down approximately 75 trees in their neighborhood.
Waterton Canyon will fully be open to recreation for the first time since Sept. 2014 now that an Xcel Energy project wrapped up earlier than expected.
More than 150 people took to the streets in Thornton on Saturday to protest a new energy substation.