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Judge urges PUC to cut rate request | Pueblo Chieftain

Judge urges PUC to cut rate request | Pueblo Chieftain

Posted On: October 29, 2014

Black Hills Energy would be allowed a smaller rate increase — about $1.52 a month for average households [...]

Black Hills, Xcel, water board use same rules in service cuts  | Pueblo Chieftain

Black Hills, Xcel, water board use same rules in service cuts | Pueblo Chieftain

Posted On: September 14, 2014

Puebloans have heard impassioned testimony in recent weeks about Black Hills Energy, its electric rate increases and how [...]

Oops. Xcel mistakenly included cost of Boulder fight in rate hike request | Denver Business Journal

Oops. Xcel mistakenly included cost of Boulder fight in rate hike request | Denver Business Journal

Posted On: September 09, 2014

XcelEnergy’s request for higher rates included the expense of $460,000 spent fighting the city of Boulder’s efforts to form [...]

Letter: The faces of rate hikes | Pueblo Chieftain

Letter: The faces of rate hikes | Pueblo Chieftain

Posted On: September 08, 2014

…One of the top challenges facing Pueblo’s — and all of Colorado’s — economy is the need to [...]

Xcel asks federal regulators to intervene in Boulder’s condemnation bid | Boulder Daily Camera

Xcel asks federal regulators to intervene in Boulder’s condemnation bid | Boulder Daily Camera

Posted On: August 26, 2014

Xcel Energy asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday to issue a ruling that Boulder cannot condemn [...]

Carroll: Pueblo’s lesson for the EPA | Denver Post

Carroll: Pueblo’s lesson for the EPA | Denver Post

Posted On: August 03, 2014

…the transition to non-coal energy does indeed have to be “managed carefully” or rates will soar — but [...]

Public Utilities Commission: Customers deserve cut | Pueblo Chieftain

Public Utilities Commission: Customers deserve cut | Pueblo Chieftain

Posted On: August 01, 2014

Cindy Schonhaut, the new director of the Office of Consumer Counsel at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, has [...]

Editorial: Why it’s critical to find balance on solar credits | Denver Post

Editorial: Why it’s critical to find balance on solar credits | Denver Post

Posted On: July 27, 2014

The debate over net metering of rooftop solar is a vital discussion about energy production that most people [...]

How not to shut down coal plants | Washington Post

How not to shut down coal plants | Washington Post

Posted On: July 24, 2014

Colorado is way ahead of the rest of the country on moving towards cleaner energy. But if that’s [...]

Colorado Springs Utilities to Xcel: ‘Thanks, but no thanks’ | Colorado Springs Gazette

Colorado Springs Utilities to Xcel: ‘Thanks, but no thanks’ | Colorado Springs Gazette

Posted On: July 16, 2014

Colorado Springs City Council will soon send a letter that reads something like this: “Dear Xcel Energy, thank [...]