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Xcel Energy Work to Meet Aggressive Clean Energy Goal

March 8, 2019 by Allen Best of Energy News Network.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As states, cities and towns set goals for 100 percent renewable energy, critics question whether it can actually be done, and done cost-effectively.

In Colorado, Xcel Energy said its recently announced goal of 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 can be achieved with existing technology. Costs of renewables have declined, weather forecasts have improved, and engineers have learned how to integrate higher and higher levels of clean power without sacrificing reliability. Continue reading this article by clicking here.