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Microgrid Being Planned Near Aspen, Colorado

Electric cooperative Holy Cross Energy, the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority, and Pitkin County representatives are conducting a feasibility study for a local, renewable energy microgrid. The proposed microgrid would connect the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport with neighboring public facilities and would be incorporated into the existing infrastructure of Holy Cross Energy.

Colorado Cooperative Strikes Deal Spurring 100 MW Wind Farm Development

Holy Cross Energy, a Colorado-based nonprofit rural electrical cooperative, recently entered a two-way power purchase agreement with Guzman Energy allowing for the development of a 100 MW wind farm. The agreement will allow Holy Cross Energy to reach almost 70% renewable energy consumption in 2021 once the wind farm comes online.