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Xcel Energy wants to deliver carbon-free electricity by 2050. Can capturing...

As Xcel Energy executives announced their vision of delivering zero-carbon electricity by 2050 in Denver on Tuesday, they may have also revived a long debate over the viability...

What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable...

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael...

At Colorado utilities hearing, an overwhelming plea for renewable energy

Farmer and rancher Jan Kochis knows what it’s like to live by the whims of the market. Her farm in Elbert County grows dryland...

Environmentalists differ on bill to speed closing of coal plants

A bill that seeks to give Colorado communities with coal-powered plants a soft landing if the plants are retired early got panned last week...

Fenberg’s climate-change candidacy for Colorado Senate

"Look, there’s no getting around the work we have to do on this. We have to maintain a livable planet. What’s the alternative?”

Xcel Energy makes an honest mistake, you guys

  Xcel Energy, the utility giant that serves much of Colorado, was ousted by Boulder voters last year in favor of a city plan to...

Controversial utility commission appointee Vaad never confirmed

Vaad drew heat from clean energy supporters for his ties to ALEC and its powerful fossil-fuel lobby. Governor Hickenlooper reappointed Vaad in May after the Senate failed to act.

Public pressure mounting in opposition to Hickenlooper Utility Commission appointment

Government watchdogs, energy consumers, environmental activists say former state Rep. Glen Vaad's ties to powerful anti-clean energy lobby shop ALEC should disqualify him.

EPA gives initial approval to Colorado’s collaborative plan to reduce air...

Colorado officials have a plan to reduce more than 70,000 tons of pollutants annually from the skies by 2018. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preliminarily approved the plan Friday.

EPA mercury rules hailed as environmental victory for Obama

Tough new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules limiting mercury, lead and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants were met with widespread praise from previously demoralized environmental groups on Wednesday.