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5,000 Affected By Power Outage

People from Craig to Baggs were without power for a little over two hours Friday night. According to a Yampa Valley Electric Facebook post, the outage, which affected nearly 5,000 customers, is believed to have been caused by an Xcel Energy transmission issue. Xcel Energy is the wholesale Continue reading

State’s Utilities Running into Problems with Solar

SOLARA rate dispute between an electricity cooperative that serves a large swath of Colorado and its residential solar power customers is part of a national conflict between the utilities and the solar industry. The Intermountain Rural Electric Cooperative has agreed to review its proposal to cut residential credits for solar energy. The co-op Continue reading