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October 21, 2022

Xcel Energy will hike its gas rate for a third time this year in Colorado

Link to the original story Adding utility rate increases one on top of another is called “pancaking” and Wednesday Colorado regulators tossed another flapjack on the stack, granting Xcel Energy a $64.2 million increase in gas rates. The increase in the basic rate follows increases in gas rates for rising fuel prices this year and […]

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Frustrated with their utilities, some Coloradans want the state to change its rules so communities can buy their own electricity

Link to the original story To lower utility bills and slow climate change, Colorado regulators are looking to a strategy that worked for California and other states but has lost some luster in recent years. The concept would allow Colorado counties, cities and towns to band together to buy electricity directly from wholesale suppliers, which

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