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Xcel Energy Adding New Wind Project in Colorado

Jun 27, 2011
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Colorado’s largest utility has announced its adding more wind power, further helping it meet a mandated renewable energy standard.

The city of Boulder and utility provider Xcel Energy are embroiled in a controversy over a new franchise agreement. But the company offered a new proposal this week that could make Boulder the “greenest” city in the world. KUNC’s Brian Larson speaks to Boulder County Business Report Publisher Chris Wood.

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Starting Wednesday June 1, Xcel Energy will resume a two-tiered seasonal rate that it first introduced to Colorado customers last summer.

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The state's largest utility Xcel Energy says it’s on par to meet Colorado’s renewable energy mandate by 2017, three years earlier than state law requires.