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Xcel’s claims about its ‘Colorado Energy Plan’ challenge reality

If recent history is any guide, Xcel’s statement that ratepayers will save money challenges reality

By Amy Oliver Cooke and William Yeatman · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Amy Oliver Cooke, Energy, Environment, Politics
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The myth of 100 percent renewables by 2050

Right now, neither Aspen nor Jacobson’s “roadmap” should be considered actual models to follow.

By Michael Sandoval · September 5, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Aspen, Energy, Environment, Michael Sandoval, National
Hickenlooper imposes Paris Accord's petty tyrannies on Coloradans

Hickenlooper imposes Paris Accord's petty tyrannies on Coloradans

Only someone who believes in magic can possibly believe that Hickenlooper’s order will improve Colorado’s economy.

By Linda Gorman · August 2, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment
Coloradans should be free to choose their own energy future

Coloradans should be free to choose their own energy future

Next time you run into candidates Polis and Johnston and are told “100 by 40,” ask them, why can’t we choose our own energy future?

By Grant Mandigora · July 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment
Colorado PUC expands its authority, plays politics at ratepayers’ expense

Colorado PUC expands its authority, plays politics at ratepayers’ expense

The PUC in March expanded its authority in a way that’s likely to drive up electricity costs.

By Brit Naas · July 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Politics
It's hard to take climate change warriors seriously

It's hard to take climate change warriors seriously

If you have air conditioning, it’s hard to take you seriously when you demand others reduce their carbon footprint.

By Jon Caldara · June 20, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Jon Caldara
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The ongoing failure of subsidy-rich solar

The corporate favoritism through subsidies showered on wind and solar by governments has been significant.

By Michael Sandoval · June 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Michael Sandoval, National
Demand side management enriches Xcel at ratepayer expense

Demand side management enriches Xcel at ratepayer expense

Bipartisan support for bad and expensive policy doesn’t miraculously change it to good policy.

By Amy Oliver Cooke and William Yeatman · June 13, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Amy Oliver Cooke, Energy, Environment, Gold Dome
The unknown health risks of 'Big Wind'

The unknown health risks of 'Big Wind'

For those living in the shadow of industrial wind farms, it’s like being in the dark.

By Kohl Watson · June 11, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment
Xcel should be ashamed, not its customers

Xcel should be ashamed, not its customers

I’ve seen a lot of dumb products of political correctness, but this has got to be one of the dumbest.

By Rob Natelson · February 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Rob Natelson