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May 23, 2022: Xcel on rate increases and climate change; The horse race to buy the Broncos

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50min 17sec
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Solar energy panels in front of the coal-fired Comanche 3 Power Generating Station operated by Xcel Energy, southeast of Pueblo on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021.

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Xcel, Colorado's largest utility says it messed up when that cold snap hit last year, and natural gas prices skyrocketed. The company says it ought to have warned people. A top executive addresses that, renewables, and the future of a Pueblo coal-fired power plant. Then, Sportico reporter Eben Novy-WIlliams on the crucial contest to become the Denver Broncos' new owner.