Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

A Colorado utility blamed frozen wind turbines for power shortages. The reality was more complicated.

BY: - February 19, 2021

As temperatures in northern Colorado hovered near zero on Sunday, an electric cooperative serving Grand and Jackson counties sent an urgent message to its customers and local media: Because “regional wind turbines iced up and are unable to generate electricity,” Mountain Parks Electric said in an alert just after noon on Feb. 14, customers were […]

Tri-State pledges to cut emissions from Colorado electricity sales 80% by 2030

BY: - November 12, 2020

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, a Westminster-based electricity wholesaler that provides power to 17 rural electric cooperatives across Colorado, announced Thursday that it plans to achieve an 80% cut to greenhouse gas emissions from electricity sales within the state by 2030. Gov. Jared Polis joined Tri-State executives to announce the pledge, which comes ahead of […]