Capitol Conversation: Coal Fired Power Plants

March 22, 2010

A bill to close aging coal fired power plants along the Front Range and retrofit and replace them with cleaner burning natural gas facilities is making its way through the legislature. The measure requires the state's largest utility, Xcel Energy, to come up with a plan to do so by this summer. Bente Birkeland examines the political and economic impacts as part of our Capitol Conversation series.