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A sharper coal pivot could be in store for Xcel Energy, according to a new settlement agreement with state regulators. Will it assuage timeline concerns among Boulder advocates?

An agreement filed Tuesday with state regulators proposes a sharper, faster pivot by Colorado’s largest electrical utility from coal to renewables and alternative technologies. The settlement agreement filed by Xcel Energy and other parties calls for retirement of Comanche 3, the state’s youngest and most powerful coal plant, “no later than” Jan. 1, 2031. Retirement […]