As Tri-State Embraces Renewables, Its Fossil Fuel Sources Haven’t Burned Out Yet

Jan 11, 2021

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, the electrical utility cooperative that provides power to many rural areas of Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, and Nebraska, has relied on coal and fossil fuels to generate the bulk of its power for many years. Now, Tri-State is beginning a rapid shift towards increasing renewable energy. But as KSJD's Austin Cope reports, undoing years of fossil fuel influence may be challenging.