Amy Oliver CookeAmy Oliver CookeAugust 2, 20187min3508

Late last summer, and with great fanfare, Xcel Energy announced its proposal to close the Comanche I & II power units in Pueblo a decade ahead of schedule. They offered as replacement the euphemistically titled “Colorado Energy Plan” (CEP), a massive $2.5 billion fuel-switching scheme to move its Colorado customers away from baseload, reliable hydrocarbons in favor of intermittent renewables, predominantly industrial wind.


Colorado PoliticsColorado PoliticsNovember 29, 20173min391
American Wind Action launched a statewide campaign in Colorado Tuesday to encourage the Colorado congressional delegation to recognize the benefits of wind energy, and to support efforts to protect its 7,000 local jobs and contribution to the local economy. The group be airing several TV, print, radio and digital ads throughout the state for the […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningAugust 16, 201710min525

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner kept his cool even as hundreds of constituents lost theirs time and again Tuesday afternoon at a town hall meeting in Lakewood. After going more than a year without holding a traditional town hall —Gardner has held several tele-town halls and numerous roundtable discussions with small groups —the Colorado Republican held three in one day, starting in Colorado Springs and finishing in Lakewood, with a stop in Greeley in between.