All Posts Tagged With: "Xcel Energy"
Xcel Energy and the City of Fort Collins Utilities received leadership awards for highly effective energy efficiency programs in that are exceeding energy savings goals, in a ceremony held Nov. 21 during the 10th annual Southwest Regional Energy Efficiency Workshop.23Nov2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
An attempt to find common ground on state policies for rooftop solar started Tuesday with a sharp exchange between Xcel Energy and solar-energy advocates. The session ended with Xcel’s refusal to withdraw its proposal — which is pending at the State PUC — to cut rooftop-solar incentives.30Oct2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Xcel Energy expects to pay about $25/MWh to $35/MWh over 20 years for recently approved wind power purchase agreements, Xcel President and CEO Ben Fowke said during an earnings conference call with analysts.29Oct2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The findings were submitted to the Colorado Public Utilities Commission in opposition to a study from Xcel Energy that could be used to weaken one of the state’s most important solar policies — net metering.10Sep2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The state’s largest electricity provider wants to trim the “net metering” credit that homeowners and small businesses with solar arrays get for putting electricity onto the grid. Opponents say the move would have a huge negative impact on Colorado’s solar industry.6Sep2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Xcel Energy, which runs the state’s largest rooftop solar program, has suggested deep cuts in the incentives it offers for solar in a filing to the utilities commission.The problem, said David Eves, chief executive officer of Xcel’s Colorado subsidiary, is that the benefits of rooftop solar do not cover
the program’s costs.
Issued last week as part of the utility’s 2014 Renewable Energy Standard compliance plan, the proposal, say renewable energy supporters, takes aim at net metering, one of the state’s most important programs for encouraging consumer investment in solar power1Aug2013 | admin | 1 comment | Continued
The expansion would boost the utility’s share of wind energy by 25%. “The price for this additional wind generation is as low as any wind power currently operating on our Colorado system,” says David Eves, president and CEO of Public Service Co. of Colorado, Xcel’s local subsidiary.3Jun2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Colorado’s largest utility is proposing to harness the power from a demonstration biomass plant that would be built by someone else, and to do so for 10 years. That decade long commitment may make the demonstration project more attractive to investors.29May2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
Despite nearly year-long uncertainity concerning the extension of the Production Tax Credit, 2012 was the best ever for domestic wind energy, according to the rcently released U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association.24Apr2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The utility exceeded energy savings goals by 22% by helping its business and residential customers save a record 401 million kWh from energy efficiency programs implemented in 2012, according to an annual DSM report recently issued by the utility.11Apr2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued
The suit was brought in 2009 by WildEarth Guardians, an environmental group, over Xcel’s alleged failure to monitor emissions from the coal-burning plant as required by law.8Mar2013 | admin | 0 comments | Continued