As Tri-State Embraces Renewables, Its Ties to Fossil Fuels Haven’t Burned Out Yet

Jan 25, 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.

KSUT is part of the Fossil Fuels Reporting Project. Nine public radio stations in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming are doing in-depth coverage of issues related to fossil fuels such as oil and gas. See an archive of the stories here.