Platte River Power to go 100% zero-carbon by 2030

The Colorado generation co-op has one-upped Xcel Energy, as the 100% renewable energy movement grows even in the energy industry. However, there are some sticky caveats.

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Xcel gets in front of the 100% renewable energy movement

By setting a timeline for the inevitable decarbonization of its fleet, Xcel is moving to have an energy transition on its terms.

Colorado regulators clear the path for clean energy growth

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has issued an order that gets rid of a requirement that renewable energy facilities go through an auction process before qualifying for PURPA contracts – as well as deciding to require utilities to examine energy storage as an alternative to infrastructure.

Extra Space Storage adds 2.7 MW to solar arsenal

The company has partnered with Pivot Energy to provide 2.7 MW of capacity over 23 Colorado and Illinois locations.

Five new governors aim for 100% renewables

Governors-elect in Colorado and Connecticut want a 100% renewables mandate. Approaching 100% is the goal for governors-elect in Illinois, Nevada and Maine.

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POWERHOUSE to turn on in December

RGS Energy says it expects to deliver its first POWERHOUSE solar shingles in December. The company did not accept deposits for its $127 million in written reservations, but now that UL approval is in they’re soliciting those groups for cash deposits.

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Pro-clean energy candidates for governor identified by AEE win 7 “open” elections

The new governors favor policies such as a higher renewables mandate, community solar, increased use of storage, and expanding the Western grid, reports the nonprofit Advanced Energy Economy.

Democrats sweep AEE clean energy scorecards

Trade group Advanced Energy Economy has published a scorecard which ranks candidates in nine gubernatorial races on clean energy issues, and one of the two major parties is largely missing in action.

Fort Collins, Colorado to go 100% renewable by 2030

The city becomes the 9th in Colorado to adopt a 100% renewable energy transition mandate.

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Holy Cross seeking clean energy redemption

The Colorado co-op has adopted a plan to get 70% of its electricity supply from clean sources by 2030, almost doubling its current 39% and far outpacing its required 10%.

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