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Colorado


Award-Winning Coal Unit Set for Retirement

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…


Colorado Utility Will Close Last Two Coal Plants

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…


Colorado Utility Will Close Coal Plant 16 Years Early

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…


Coal Is Out as APS Sets Carbon-Free Goal

Arizona Public Service (APS) announced Jan. 22 that it plans for all its power generation to be carbon-free by 2050, and also said it plans to produce nearly half its…


Public vs. Private: The Debate Continues
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In the September issue of POWER, I wrote about a public utility (JEA) that is exploring privatization, and in October, I looked at a city (Boulder, Colorado) that is exploring…