Award-Winning Coal Unit Set for Retirement

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 23:26:48 +0000

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The five owners of a 410-MW coal-fired unit at the Craig Generating Station in Colorado have said they will retire the generator on Sept. 30, 2028, about one year before what will then be the last operating unit at the facility will be shuttered. Owners of the Yampa Project—Units 1 and 2 at the site […]

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Natural Gas As A Bridge Fuel To The Future? Not Anymore

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 05 Jul 2020 01:45:34 +0000

US utility companies are starting to transition directly from coal to renewables, eliminating the natural gas peaker plants that everyone thought would be part of the clean energy transition

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Colorado Utility Will Close Last Two Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:59:57 +0000

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Two coal plants operated by Colorado Springs Utilities (CSU) will close early after the agency’s board voted June 26 to retire the facilities. The move will leave Xcel Energy, Colorado’s largest utility, as the only group still operating coal-fired units in the state after 2030. The CSU board in a 7-2 vote Friday decided to […]

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Top 5 U.S. Cities For Bicycling

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 02:48:27 +0000

People for Bikes has published the top 5 cities, perhaps happier cities than most, for bikes in the US, out of a total of 567 cities

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Colorado Utility Will Close Coal Plant 16 Years Early

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 05:33:46 +0000

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A Colorado-based electric utility owned by the four communities it serves announced it will close its remaining coal-fired plant by the end of the decade, a facility that had a planned retirement date of 2046. The Platte River Power Authority on June 16 said the 280-MW Unit 1 at its Rawhide Energy Station near Fort […]

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