Tri State Modeled 5% and 10% Coal Cost Increases Driving Coal Plant Retirements and Significant Renewable Energy

Tri-State modeled 5% and 10% per year increases in coal costs; doing so drives coal plant retirement and the addition of renewable energy.

Xcel’s coal costs are going up about 10% per year in Colorado and it is expected that Tri State’s are also going up significantly, but perhaps not the full 10%.

TSGT Resource Plan Driving Renewable, Reducing Carbon

Accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy