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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


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


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


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


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


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


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