By Marie Venner
Xcel is breaking the law and lying to the people of Colorado. The Clean Energy Plan (CEP) that Xcel submitted on March 31, 2021, failed to follow Colorado law and should be rejected by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). Although the plan claims that it includes the cost of carbon dioxide, this claim is highly misleading.
Written by Allie Lowy
In February, Xcel Energy — Colorado’s largest utility — released its latest draft Electric Resource Plan (ERP) outlining its projected resource use for the next twenty years. After several public hearings, Colorado’s Public Utility Commission (PUC) will have the opportunity to review the plan and suggest changes before approving it.
by Anastasia Furnari
As the climate crisis continues to intensify, nationwide climate-action legislation has yet to keep up. The majority of scientists estimate that to limit the worst, most intense effects of global warming, greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) must be reduced by a minimum of 26% within the next four years, and by around 80% by 2030.