Colorado Regulators Give Xcel Okay on Panasonic Demonstration Microgrid

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission yesterday approved plans by Xcel Energy and Panasonic to install a $10.3 million demonstration microgrid at the Denver International Airport. Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel subsidiary, applied for approval of the solar microgrid in October (Proceeding No. 15A-0847E ). The demonstration … [Read more...]

Xcel, Panasonic and Denver Airport to Team on $10.3M Solar Microgrid

Xcel Energy, Panasonic and Denver International Airport plan to build a $10.3 million solar microgrid in Colorado to demonstrate the use of batteries in a microgrid. Public Service Company of Colorado, an Xcel subsidiary, applied for approval of the microgrid last week before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. “Public Service has … [Read more...]

Colorado Okays $500/kW Incentive for Recycled Energy

Xcel Energy will begin offering a $500/kW incentive for recycled energy projects, following a recent ruling by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. The incentive will be paid out over 10 years to industrials and manufacturers who convert waste heat from stacks and processes into electricity. “The ruling—a first for the state—places recycled … [Read more...]