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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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Winter Storm Causes Thousands To Lose Power

DENVER (CBS4)– The winter storm has caused widespread power outages which have left thousands without power along the Front Range.

Xcel Energy tells CBS4 that 31,000 customers, including homes and businesses, were without power in the Denver metro area and Greeley on Monday morning. 186 more words

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Xcel Energy Plans To Open Wind Farm In South Dakota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Xcel Energy has announced plans to build and own a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Codington counties of northeastern South Dakota. 125 more words

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The Light from Coal begins to Flicker and Die in Colorado


Valmont Power PlantPaul Aiken/Daily Camera

❝ Xcel Energy Colorado has closed several coal plants over the past decade, usually to address air quality concerns in metro Denver.

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Xcel Energy Workers From Colorado Head To Florida

DENVER (CBS4) – Millions of people in Florida are without power after Hurricane Irma slammed the peninsula.

Several dozen Xcel Energy workers from Colorado are on their way to help get the power restored. 63 more words

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Day Of Service Draws Hundreds Of Volunteers

By Joel Hillan

THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – CBS4 teamed up with Xcel Energy for Day of Service on Saturday.

Thousands of volunteers worked on projects across Colorado including our Jim Benemann and Michael Spencer. 291 more words

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