across Colorado

Wind Farm Brings Jobs, Rate Savings to Southern Colorado

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In 2004, Colorado enacted a renewable energy standard (RES), which has informed energy diversification by requiring Colorado utilities to increase their share of electricity from renewable sources. Each investor-owned utility must achieve 30% renewable generation by 2020, and for one utility, a single project recently played a crucial role to keep them on target to meet Colorado's RES.

Is Fall Here? Cooler Temperatures, Rain Continue

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The calendar may say August 4; however, temperatures have an early fall feel in many areas. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms are possible Friday, particularly for the northeast plains of Colorado.

Eastern Colorado

There is a risk for thunderstorms, some severe, over the northeast portion of the state, stretching as far south as Kiowa, Prowers and Bent counties. Large hail, potentially over one inch, is possible, along with gusty winds and locally heavy rain.