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Duke Energy is planning a project in Kit Carson
County with a 51-MW capacity. This 34-turbine
facility will supply power to Tri-State Generation
and Transmission. Platte River Power Authority in
Fort Collins purchases electricity generated from
wind farms in nearby Wyoming. Renewables
Colorado’s abundance of renewable energy
resources includes wind, solar, hydroelectric, and
biomass resources. These alternative electricity
resources accounted for nearly 10% of the net
generation in 2010. In terms of overall alternative
energy, Colorado ranks 10th nationally. Colorado’s renewable energy standard of 30% potential
renewable electricity by 2020 is one of the most
aggressive in the nation. Wind Energy
As of January 1, 2011, Colorado wind facilities
cumulatively installed 1,299 megawatts (MW) of
generating capacity. These wind farms produced
3.42 million megawatt-hours (MWh) of electricity in 2010, accounting for 6.6% of the total power Solar Energy
General Electric recentl...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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