Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

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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 [...]

Colorado Bill Would Roll Back Renewable Mandates As Prices Soar | Forbes

Colorado Bill Would Roll Back Renewable Mandates As Prices Soar | Forbes

Posted On: January 15, 2014

…the bill highlights rapidly rising electricity prices in the Centennial State and illustrates how voters and legislators are [...]

Xcel’s battle with solar industry over net metering heats up | Denver Business Journal

Xcel’s battle with solar industry over net metering heats up | Denver Business Journal

Posted On: December 04, 2013

The dispute between Xcel Energy Inc. and Colorado’s solar power industry over the value of the solar power generated by [...]

Carroll: Hickenlooper’s panel on renewable mandate drops the ball | Denver Post

Carroll: Hickenlooper’s panel on renewable mandate drops the ball | Denver Post

Posted On: September 27, 2013

When the governor signed a controversial bill in June imposing a 20 percent renewable energy standard on rural [...]

Carroll: How much solar-power subsidy is too much? | Denver Post

Carroll: How much solar-power subsidy is too much? | Denver Post

Posted On: September 04, 2013

Once again, Xcel Energy and the solar power industry are at loggerheads over incentives for solar customers. Once [...]

Conservatives ID next confirmation fight: FERC | Politico

Conservatives ID next confirmation fight: FERC | Politico

Posted On: August 01, 2013

Conservative activists have chosen their target for the next big confirmation fight: President Barack Obama’s choice to head [...]