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Environmental assessment for Colowyo Mine project available for public comment Jan. 19

  • Collom project will sustain 220 Northwest Colorado mining jobs
  • Department of the Interior coal program review not expected to impact process
  • Mine will donate more than 4,500 acres of Greater Sage Grouse habitat to state


BLM Releases Draft EA on Montrose-Nucla-Cahone Transmission Project
- Rebuild of 80-Mile Line Will Support Regional Growth, Boost Grid Reliability
- Tri-State's Preferred Alternative Will Promote Safety, Minimize Impacts on Grouse Habitat


New Mexico jury affirms cooperative business model in Las Conchas fire trial
A jury in the Sandoval County District Court affirmed that Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. is not responsible for the actions of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc. (JMEC), one of its 44 member distribution cooperatives, in a trial stemming from the 2011 Las Conchas Fire in New Mexico.


Tri-State files legal challenge on Clean Power Plan
Association working with states to develop state plans even as it challenges flawed federal rule.


Tri-State Announces 25-Megawatt Alta Luna Solar Project
Partnership among Tri-State G&T, Columbus Electric, TurningPoint Energy and Investors will serve electric cooperatives across four states. They announced the execution of a 25-year contract to supply the utility with renewable energy from the planned Alta Luna Solar Project to be constructed in Luna County in southwest New Mexico.


Colowyo Mine Plan Approved by U.S. Department of the Interior

  • Federal government completes court ordered review within 120-day deadline
  • New mine plan replaces challenged plan
  • Environ mental assessment finds no significant environmental impact from mining operations


Tri-State and juwi Announce Power Purchase Agreement for 30 Megawatt Solar Energy Project
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. and juwi Inc., a Colorado-based renewable energy company, today announced a 25-year contract to supply the utility with renewable energy from the planned San Isabel Solar Project to be constructed in southern Colorado.

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