WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white

Local

Xcel Files Plan To Meet Clean Energy Mandate Early

View Comments
Xcel Energy Responsible by Nature

(credit: Xcel Energy)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

DENVER (AP) – Officials at Colorado’s largest energy provider say they’re continuing a program encouraging home solar sources to help them meet the state’s renewable energy mandate.

The proposal is part of a plan Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy submitted to state regulators on Friday.

Officials say the proposal puts them years ahead of a state mandate that requires that at least 30 percent of their energy comes from renewable sources by 2020.

The proposal outlines a 10-year comprehensive plan for meeting the state’s renewable energy standard. But officials say they’re only going to ask the state Public Utilities Commission to approve the next two years of the plan.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus