Unnamed Tri-State Plant
Tri-State to reconsider future coal plant projects
Because of the current economic climate and ongoing uncertainty in federal and state regulations, Tri-State announced in April 2009 that it was revisiting its long-term resource plan, including options for new coal-fired power plants. Ken Anderson, the company's executive vice president and general manager, said in statement, "Significant changes in the regulatory climate and economy impact development projects and have disproportionately affected the near-term outlook for coal-based resources. Part of our reevaluation process will review how coal-based resources fit into our long-term resource plans." Tri-State will consider energy efficiency programs, renewable energy options, natural gas, and "clean coal" and nuclear technologies as part of its long-term planning process.
Sponsor: Tri-State Generation and Transmission
Location: Eastern Colorado
Type: Pulverized coal
Projected in service: Unknown
Status: On hold
- Western Resource Advocates, Matt Baker, mbaker [at] environmentcolorado.org
- Environment Colorado
- Clean Energy Action, Dan Friedlander, dan [at] cleanenergyaction.org
- "Colorado Coal Plant Proposals", Western Resource Advocates, undated, accessed January 2008.
- "Tri-State to review coal-fired power plant prospects," Power Engineering, April 13, 2009.
Related GEM.wiki resources
- Carbon Capture and Storage
- Existing U.S. Coal Plants
- US proposed coal plants (both active and cancelled)
- Coal plants cancelled in 2007
- Coal plants cancelled in 2008
- Colorado and coal
- Profiles of other states (or click on the map)
- "Clean Air and Energy for Colorado," Environment Colorado, Fall 2005.
- "Tri-State seeks proposals for new resources", Tri-state corporate website, 2007.
- "Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association's Resource Plan: Analysis and Alternatives," Western Resource Associates and SWEEP, April 2006 (PDF file)