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3 days 3 hours ago

Public meeting set for old power plant

PUEBLO - City planners and members of Black Hills Energy want to hear from Puebloans about the future of the old Power Plant 5 & 6 located downtown off Victoria Avenue. The plant has been decommissioned and the power company has plans to demolish the structure. However, the City...

3 years 1 month ago

Energy fair offers cost saving ideas

Utility customers in Canon City can learn about products and services that will help them save money on their electric bills at the Second Annual Energy Fair. The event began at 9:00 Saturday morning at Sonny's Ace Home Center on 3090 E. Main Street in Canon. Sonny's, the Upper...

3 years 2 months ago

More info on Canon power outage

Black Hills Energy says a car hit a pole in Canon City, causing a power outage. More than 2,000 customers are in the dark, including St. Thomas More Hospital. Crews are working on the lines. It could be 1 to 2 hours before the lights are back on.

3 years 3 months ago

Black Hills Energy rates talks in Pueblo

DENVER (AP) - Colorado regulators are heading to Pueblo to hear public comments on a proposal by Black Hills Energy to raise annual electric revenues by $40.2 million, or nearly 19 percent. That translates to an increase of about $18.96 per month for typical residential customers, or $67.20 per...

3 years 3 months ago

Energy company to review power shutoffs

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Black Hills Energy officials say they want to work with customers in Pueblo who can't pay their electric bills and face shutoffs. Colorado vice president Chris Burke says he was unaware of complaints until city officials brought it up. According to the Pueblo Chieftain,...

4 years 1 month ago

Tips to weatherize your house for winter

With cooler temperatures on the way, you might want to weatherize your house for winter this weekend. Black Hills Energy says you should drain and cover swap coolers, cover your water heater with a thermal jacket and put weather stripping on windows and doors. "These are all things that's an...

4 years 2 months ago

Black Hills moving on power plant construction

Construction in underway on two new natural gas power plants near the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Black Hills Energy is spending more than $400 million to build the complex, which is located off of Pete Jimenez Parkway. On Tuesday, Pueblo County Commissioners approved an incentive agreement with the energy company. Black...

4 years 3 months ago

State-Issued Winterization Rebates Available

Tuesday's cooler temperatures served as a reminder of the change of seasons on the way and a timely reminder that rebates are still available from the State of Colorado for winterization efforts in your home. Utility providers across Colorado have partnered with the Governor's Energy Office to provide rebates...

4 years 10 months ago

Black Hills moves forward with Pueblo plants

Black Hills Energy says its moving forward with plans to build two natural gas plants in Pueblo. On Wednesday, the power company gave community leaders more specifics on the project. Black Hills has purchased equipment and is now finalizing construction plans. The plants will be located on ten acres of...

4 years 10 months ago

No deal in Pueblo power play

The Pueblo City Council did not vote, as expected, on a deal that could bring a $500 million power plant complex to Pueblo. Black Hills Energy is considering building two natural gas plants near the Pueblo Airport. If an agreement is eventually approved, the city will give Black Hills a...

5 years 1 month ago

Pueblo chosen as site for new power plant

Black Hills Energy has announced plans to build a multi-million dollar power plant in Pueblo. However, the project is still in negotiations. The plant could cost between $425 to $515 million. It would be located near the airport in Pueblo's industrial park. Black Hills Energy says the project could...

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