All Posts Tagged With: "Xcel Energy Solar*Rewards"
The Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved a plan to extend subsidies for Xcel Energy’s solar-panel program for homes and small businesses, while in Boulder County, Commissioners extended the ban on oil and gas development for an additional 18 months.19Jun2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
A spokesperson for the utility, which serves communities in southern Colorado, including Pueblo, said low natural gas prices are making renewables uneconomical to pursue.27Aug2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
As Neal Lurie of the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association points out, only the limited capacity in the new Xcel Solar*Rewards Community program spured by HB10-1342 has ended. The solar rewards program remains intact as approved by the PUC in June.23Aug2012 | admin | 3 comments | Continued
The appeal included two requested changes to Xcel’s 2012-2013 Compliance Plan that SEIA says would have improved the business climate for Colorado solar businesses, which employ more than 6,000 people in the state.20Jul2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
While a new agreement on installation rebates and a pay-for-performance structure was hammered out following the Solar*Rewards restructuring, the most commonly asked question remains: How much will PV for my home really
cost me now?
The utility is asking state regulators to allow it to exclude Boulder customers from certain renewable energy and demand side management programs –unless the city guarantees it will assume the their costs if the city forms a new municipal utility.21Feb2012 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
While American companies are virtually unmatched at developing new technology, a lack of support from government and consumers is hurting growth, said participants at the Boulder County Business Report’s Roundtable yesterday.18May2011 | admin | 1 comment | Continued
The utility’s Solar*Rewards program could be back in business as early as next week if the Colorado Public Utilities Commission approves a compromise agreement reached between the utility and solar industry groups on Tuesday.16Mar2011 | admin | 1 comment | Continued
CSU, NREL Collaborate to Research Utility Business Models for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
“We’re looking at ways we can reform the electricity market, utilities’ rate structures and their finance operations to develop a business environment that provides structural incentives for energy conservation, renewable energy and smart electric grids.”3Mar2011 | admin | 5 comments | Continued
To solar installers in Xcel Energy’s territory, the move was a punch to their collective gut. This move will “fundamentally destabilize the marketplace,” said Neal Lurie, executive director of the Colorado Solar Industries Association. The state’s largest utility, however, sees it as a sound market-driven decision.18Feb2011 | admin | 1 comment | Continued