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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 [...]

Feds deny Boulder’s request to limit cost of divorce from Xcel Energy  | Denver Business Journal

Feds deny Boulder’s request to limit cost of divorce from Xcel Energy | Denver Business Journal

Posted On: July 30, 2013

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied the city of Boulder’s request for a declaratory judgment that would [...]

Survey: 76% of Consumers Don’t Trust Their Utility | greentechmedia

Survey: 76% of Consumers Don’t Trust Their Utility | greentechmedia

Posted On: July 08, 2013

Two years ago, Greentech Media asked if utilities could rebuild trust with customers. According to a recent study [...]

PUC extends Xcel’s Solar Rewards subsidies | Denver Post

PUC extends Xcel’s Solar Rewards subsidies | Denver Post

Posted On: June 19, 2013

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved a plan to extend subsidies for Xcel Energy’s solar-panel program [...]

Carroll: Binz might head FERC? Say it ain’t so | Denver Post

Carroll: Binz might head FERC? Say it ain’t so | Denver Post

Posted On: June 19, 2013

No, Politico. Ron Binz was not cleared by the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission of any wrongdoing “for accepting [...]

Utilities stymied in finding smart way to finance the smart grid | Denver Post

Utilities stymied in finding smart way to finance the smart grid | Denver Post

Posted On: May 09, 2013

The U.S. electricity industry is struggling to figure out how to finance smart grid investments, a survey by [...]

Xcel, solar industry reach incentives deal | Denver Post

Xcel, solar industry reach incentives deal | Denver Post

Posted On: May 02, 2013

Xcel Energy and solar industry representatives have agreed on a plan to triple the size of the utility’s [...]