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Oil And Gas Association Challenges Democrat To Fracking Debate

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

The president of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association invited Colorado's Democratic U.S. Rep. Jared Polis to a series of energy debates in response to...

Twenty-Somethings of Colorado With Skin in the Game

Anne Butterfield | Posted 01.22.2012 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Our children's climate is being pushed over a cliff. This is the time to pay even more attention to Xcel's emissions, and New Era Colorado is up to the task.

The Plunging Cost of Renewables and Boulder's Energy Future

Anne Butterfield | Posted 06.19.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

The talking point about the high cost of renewable energy has become a litany for the fossil fuel crowd.

Pueblo's Lack Of Political Clout Means ‘All Of The Impacts, Few Of The Benefits' Of Power Infrastructure

Colorado Independent | Rachel Cernansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Xcel produces 1,410 megawatts of electricity in Pueblo -- enough to power at least a million homes -- but sells none of it to local residents. It does...

Steven Chu:

AP | SAMANTHA ABERNETHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — Promoting Colorado's renewable energy industry is key to generating jobs and easing dependence on foreign oil – but the U....

Mule Deer Herds Threatened By Drilling In Piceance Basin

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

Stepped-up natural gas drilling in northwestern Colorado can ripple-effect Denver politics, where wrangling over new drilling regulations last week to...

Xcel Energy Lavishing Execs As It Hikes Rates In Colorado

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

With Xcel Energy on pace to disconnect power to some 70,000 Coloradans this year for nonpayment, energy activists are openly questioning why ratepayer...

Xcel Granted $128 Million Rate Cuts After 'Polite But Powerful' Statement From The PUC

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

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission late Friday afternoon approved a $128.3 million increase in Xcel Energy electric rates that will go into effe...

Xcel Executive Perks: Energy Company Eliminates Executive Spending From Rate Increase After Outcry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

After weeks of public outcry, Xcel Energy, Colorado's largest energy provider has agreed to drop $280,000 worth of requests for food, travel and other...

Bill Ritter To Raise The Bar On Energy Efficiency Standards

Denver Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The governor's office and lawmakers this week plan on announcing plans for legislation that would increase the state's renewable energy standard, the ...