The company said customers will save about $213 million by 2054 as renewable energy continues to get cheaper.
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Xcel plans to buy two existing gas-fired generating plants in Colorado and add five solar farms and three wind farms.
When the big regional banker said it would stop financing fossil fuel operations, Craig residents started circling the wagons.
The chances of a shortfall in Lake Mead, the Colorado River’s biggest reservoir, are now 57 percent, up from the 52 percent projected in May.
Smoke from fires continues to hover above the Front Range and northwestern Colorado on Friday. The most active wildfires in the state have grown little this week.
The City of Colorado Springs will place prominent signs around parks being sprayed with pesticides and weed killer.
A 4.3 magnitude earthquake has been reported in northwest Colorado south of White River City.
Mesa County rancher Janie VanWinkle is one of the workshop organizers. She has already had to sell off 10 percent of her herd.
Kroger, the parent company of King Soopers and City Market, will phase out plastic bags in its stores nationwide by 2025.
Colorado's drought monitor shows some improvement in Central Colorado, however much of the western portion of the state is still under "severe drought" or worse.
Grand Junction has implemented mandatory outdoor water restrictions. Prior restrictions were voluntary.
The state began its shift away from coal nearly a decade ago with the Clean Air, Clean Jobs act.
The EPA says it won't release public comments on its interim cleanup plan for mines in southwest Colorado, until a full plan is released.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have fishing restrictions in nearly a half dozen rivers across the state.