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Pilot Blames Xcel Energy For 2015 Plane Crash

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A pilot says Xcel Energy is to blame for a strange crash on Interstate 70 in Mesa County.

The crash is now the center of a lawsuit. 79 more words

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Loggers' Group Files Lawsuit To Block Closure Of Biomass Plant

WALKER, Minn. (AP) — The Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers of Minnesota have sued to block closure of a biomass power plant in Benson.

The plant burns wood chips and turkey litter. 119 more words

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Xcel Now Using Drones To Inspect Transmission Lines

FREDERICK, Colo. (CBS4) – Xcel Energy is now using drones to inspect transmission lines across Colorado.

The company used a drone for the first time in Frederick on Wednesday. 98 more words

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Power Outage Impacts 20 Buildings In Downtown Denver

DENVER (CBS4)– More than a dozen buildings, most of them high rises, were without power in downtown Denver on Monday morning, impacting hundreds, maybe thousands of customers. 129 more words

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Brief Outage Leaves Homes Without Power In Denver, Aurora

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — More than 50,000 homes in the Aurora area briefly lost power Monday afternoon, according to the outage map on the Xcel Energy website… 88 more words

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Xcel Energy wants to raise the price of natural gas; public hearings announced

DENVER — The Colorado Public Utilities Commission will take public comment in Denver, Pueblo and Grand Junction over the next several weeks on a proposal by Xcel Energy that would raise natural gas rates by $139 million over the next three years to pay for improvements to its natural gas distribution system. 101 more words

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Temperatures Plummet Prompting Hard Freeze Warning

DENVER (CBS4) – 96-year-old Richard Grupp spent most of the day in the dark using only a flashlight in his front pocket.

“I was just getting ready to go to bed and I said hang on I don’t want to freeze to death,” said Grupp. 119 more words

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