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Colorado Public Utilities Commission

Obama Nominates Colo. Energy Regulator To FERC

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated the former head of Colorado's Public Utilities Commission to chair the Federal Energy Regulator...

Controversial San Luis Valley Power-Line Project On Chopping Block

Posted 01.01.2012 | Denver

A proposed powerline that had been billed as a referendum on Colorado's 'New Energy Economy' may be on the chopping block Tuesday after Xcel Energy do...

State OK's Alternative Energy Power Line Fought By Billionaire

Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has approved construction of a $180 million, 150-mile power transmission line from the San Luis Valley to the...

Colo. Says Xcel Should Switch Denver Coal Plant To Natural Gas

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado regulators agreed Thursday that Xcel Energy Inc. should switch another coal-fired power plant unit in Denver to run on natural...

Bipartisanship Starts With Oversight

Robert Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

There was a triple-whammy lesson in bipartisanship on the front page of the Denver Post, starting with a call for a state audit of the Public Utilities Commission by two Republican state senators.

Xcel Energy Explores Expedited Closure Of Coal-Fired Unit

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Xcel Energy Inc. is studying what it would take to speed up its timetable for retiring some coal-fired power plants to help Colorado me...

Taking on King Coal

Pete Maysmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Pete Maysmith

Bipartisanship is dead. At least that is what the chattering class would have you believe. Look a little deeper however, and you'll see that there is a different story to tell in the Rocky Mountains.

Xcel's Smart Grid To Be Subject Of PUC Hearings This Week

AP | CATHERINE TSAI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Xcel Energy's SmartGridCity is supposed to be an experiment in what a modern energy grid might look like. Since the utility announced ...

Catching a Cab in the Mile High City

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

I want to be able to find a nice clean cab at a decent price when I need it. And while more than 150 hardworking cab drivers are chomping at the bit to give me a ride, the government now stands in their way.

Coloradans Prefer Renewable Energy To Coal, Natural Gas By Wide Margin: Poll

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado residents overwhelmingly prefer renewable energy and natural gas to coal as an energy source, according to a poll released Tuesday ahead of C...