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Colorado Cooperative Launches Initiative to Reduce Wildfire Impacts

CORE Electric Cooperative (CORE), the largest electric distribution cooperative in Colorado, is partnering with Technosylva, the leading provider of wildfire mitigation technology, to reduce the impacts of wildfire to CORE’s members, employees, and the electric grid. High-resolution modeling of wildfire risk will increase CORE’s ability to proactively adjust device settings...


CORE Electric Cooperative has filed a $253 million lawsuit against the Public Service Company of Colorado, a subsidiary of XCEL Energy, over allegations of mismanagement of Comanche Unit 3, the largest coal-fired plant in Colorado.

Colorado Cooperative Focuses Technology on Wildfire Risk Mitigation

From drones, to AI satellite technology, to 360-degree fire watch cameras, CORE Electric Cooperative has implemented a wide variety of technology to monitor and mitigate wildfire risk. The coop also utilizes enhanced operation and maintenance programs, including robust system inspections.

New Power Supply Partnership Between CORE Electric Cooperative and Invenergy

CORE Electric Cooperative (CORE), Colorado’s largest electric distribution cooperative, and Invenergy have entered into a twenty-year agreement to provide CORE with over 1.2 terawatt-hours of renewable energy per year.

Cooperatives in Colorado File Complaint Against Provider Alleging Imprudent Supply Plans Before Winter Storm

Four Colorado electric cooperatives, Core Electric Cooperative, Holy Cross Energy, Yampa Electric and Grand Valley Power, have filed a complaint arguing that Xcel Energy, the state’s largest electricity provider, did not follow its own supply plans leading to high gas prices during Winter Storm Uri. The cooperatives are asking for the return of $6.9 million in fuel charges.

CORE Electric Cooperative Forms Partnership to Plant Trees in Colorado

In a first of its kind venture, CORE Electric Cooperative (CORE) has partnered with FarmBox Foods to plant trees in a Vertical Hydroponic Farm inside an upcycled shipping container to rehabilitate forests along Colorado’s Front Range. CORE plans on planting 15,000 blue spruces and ponderosa pines in the first three years of the project.

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments and Torch Clean Energy Announce Financial Notice to Proceed for Hunter Solar

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments (DESRI) and Torch Clean Energy (Torch) announced today that they have reached financial notice to proceed on Hunter Solar, a 75 MW solar facility in Arapahoe County, Colorado that was initially developed by Cypress Creek Renewables, LLC, and was acquired in a joint venture between DESRI and Torch. Hunter Solar has two power purchase agreements in place,...

Intermountain Rural Electric Association Rebranding to CORE Electric Cooperative

Intermountain Rural Electric Association announced that it is rebranding to CORE Electric Cooperative, a name and identity that reflects its mission of providing essential electric service to thriving communities and its role at the center of the lives of a modern and diverse membership. The company will remain structured as a non-profit, member-owned electric cooperative utility...