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3 years 6 months ago

Volt is Car of the Year

DETROIT (AP) - The Chevrolet Volt has won the 2011 North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show. The Ford Explorer won the truck of the year. The awards were announced Monday morning on the first day of media previews for the show. Finalists for...

3 years 10 months ago

"Eco" cars to be on display

The Southern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition will host "Eco Auto Alley" at the 2nd annual Pikes Peak EcoFestival on Saturday, August 28. "Eco Auto Alley" is a display of various alternative fuel vehicles and technologies including fully electric, hybrid, and flex fuel model vehicles. Exhibitors include Duke's Garage with...

4 years 4 months ago

Xcel promises to cut pollution in Colorado

Xcel Energy is promising to cut air pollution over the next seven years. A deal announced Friday by Gov. Bill Ritter, the company and lawmakers will require Xcel to reduce pollutants by retiring or modifying Front Range coal-fired power plants by 2017. The power plants would be replaced by natural...

4 years 5 months ago

Winter storm has a ticket to Dixie

Winter storm warnings are in effect from New Mexico to North Carolina, as heavy snow and ice make their way through the South today. The same storm has left nearly 142,000 electric customers in Oklahoma in the dark. In Arkansas, up to 10 inches of snow could fall...

4 years 6 months ago

Black Hills moves forward with Pueblo plants

Black Hills Energy says its moving forward with plans to build two natural gas plants in Pueblo. On Wednesday, the power company gave community leaders more specifics on the project. Black Hills has purchased equipment and is now finalizing construction plans. The plants will be located on ten acres of...

4 years 9 months ago

Pueblo chosen as site for new power plant

Black Hills Energy has announced plans to build a multi-million dollar power plant in Pueblo. However, the project is still in negotiations. The plant could cost between $425 to $515 million. It would be located near the airport in Pueblo's industrial park. Black Hills Energy says the project could...

4 years 9 months ago

Is plasma starting to fade out

Plasma televisions, while still the finest made in the eyes of purists, are rapidly losing ground to LCD-based models, say analysts and industry observers. That's because Liquid Crystal Display TVs have plunged in price and innovated their way to near-parity with plasma in terms of image quality. "If you're...

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