The Boulder City Council has voted to take over the power lines, substations and other assets Xcel Energy owns.
Intense storms left behind a big mess along the Front Range and Eastern Colorado as several inches of rain fell in many areas.
Operations are back to normal after a power surge briefly knocked out some lights in concourses at Denver International Airport and caused other lights to flicker.
Mike Zemlock held his helicopter steady about 400 feet above the power line he was following over Rocky Mountain valleys and slopes, while Chris Hakes sat in the back with a jumble of computer gear.
Xcel Energy on Monday announced some help to keep low-income families cool this summer.
Xcel Energy is proposing an $8 million refund in electric rates for Colorado customers based on the company’s financial performance.
As long as state regulators give their okay — your Xcel Energy bill will be going up in July.
Firefighters say a blaze on a conveyor belt system at Xcel Energy’s coal-fired Comanche power plant caused an estimated $1 million in damage.
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.