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Colorado Springs Utilities to recommend new energy plan

Colorado Springs Utility
Posted at 8:46 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 07:48:15-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Utilities Policy Advisory Committee will recommend a new energy direction Wednesday for the City of Colorado Springs to the Colorado Springs Utilities Board at its June meeting.

This recommendation includes the decommissioning of all Springs Utilities coal generation by 2030, including the downtown Martin Drake Power Plant by 2023.

For more than a year, the advisory committee has worked with Springs Utilities staff to develop this new energy plan that will serve Colorado Springs for the next 30 years.

This recommendation is based on a comprehensive financial and technical analysis and takes into consideration public input, growth forecasts for the city and future environmental regulations.

The approval of the plan will most likely occur at a special Utilities Board meeting on Friday, June 26, at 8 a.m.

For the full details of this plan, please click here.

This is an ongoing store and will be updated when more information becomes available.