150 MW Comanche Solar Groundbreaking


The groundbreaking for two adjacent sites making up the 120 MWac / 150 MWdc array, was attended by several folks from SunEdison, Pueblo County, Xcel Energy (PSCO), Jeffrey Ackerman from the State Energy Office, State Senators Daneya Esgar, and Clarice Navarro, Tom Corlett from CRES and an estimated crowd of 100 interested people. When completed […]

Xcel Plans for 120 MW Solar PV Installation in Pueblo County

PV Field

Xcel announced plans for a $200M, 120 MW solar photovoltaic installation in Pueblo County near its existing Comanche facility to leverage existing transmission lines.  The project will be referred to as Comanche Solar.  In a plan approved by the Colorado PUC last December, Xcel will install 120 MW of solar making the Comanche installation the major first step.  Xcel’s […]

A Wind Farm in El Paso County

On November 15th the Gazette reported approval is being sought to build a 147 turbine, 250 MW wind farm in eastern El Paso County.  Golden West Power Partners LLC is the firm building the wind farm and they have a contract with Xcel Energy to buy all the output.  No mention of Colorado Springs Utilities in […]