Industry Trends

Should Colorado adopt California's energy policies?

Natural gas is currently used by both residential and commercial building owners for a variety of purposes, with water heating, space heating, and cooking making up the primary preferred applications. Over the last year, environmental groups have been targeting the natural gas industry and its consumers through local bans on new natural gas hookups. A look at how this could affect access to affordable and reliable energy.

8 things to know when selling your home

It’s a great time to sell a home in Colorado. One recent study found that Colorado is one of just eight states where more than half of all zip codes saw double-digit increases in home values over the previous year. But, even in a booming market, selling your home is complicated. Check out these expert-tips before you sell your home.

New law raises the roof on solar

SB21-261 removes the former limit on total capacity of roof-top solar. The limit, now gone, was 120% of the power consumed by occupants of that building. More important, the bill authorized a new concept called virtual net-metering to customers of Xcel Energy and Black Hills Energy. This will allow a company to do business in one location and own solar panels elsewhere.