Tri-State acts on co-op concerns

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GCEA sticking with wholesale power provider

  • GCEA is a member of Tri-State, which has come under scrutiny for its rates, caps on locally generated renewable energy, and high buy-out costs for co-ops looking to break their Tri-State contracts.
    GCEA is a member of Tri-State, which has come under scrutiny for its rates, caps on locally generated renewable energy, and high buy-out costs for co-ops looking to break their Tri-State contracts.
Electric co-ops in Colorado are questioning the best path forward — should they cut ties with their wholesale provider or stick with it in a shifting energy landscape? It’s a question not lost on Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, who has in the past year worked to quell concerns by adding greater flexibility in contracts and opportunities for more local renewable generation…

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