US firm seeking to install 1 GW wind in Colorado

Xcel Energy is seeking permission from Colorado authorities to close down two coal power plants and replace them with 2.4 GW wind, solar, and natural gas.

Photo: Vestas

Coal must be replaced with wind, solar, and natural gas. This is the proposal from a group of 14 US players headed by utility Xcel Energy.

They are seeking permission from the Colorado authorities (CPUC) to initiate a process which could lead to closure of two coal power plants of 660 MW, while instead investing USD 2.5 billion in wind, solar, and natural gas production, writes Xcel Energy, adding that the plan could be implemented without increasing electricity prices.

Read the whole article

Get 14 days free access.
No credit card required.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Denmark allocates additional PtX funds

Danish parliament's IPCEI agreement doesn't touch Dutch funds previously earmarked by the government for Power-to-X, says energy minister Dan Jørgensen. On the other hand, the allocated DKK 850m will not necessarily go to the common European projects.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs