WREA electric rates to increase

MEEKER I Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association of Denver, Colo., which supplies all of the power for White River Electric Association, Inc. (WREA), will be implementing a rate increase and change the way it bills the 44 member cooperatives effective Jan. 1, 2013.

WARM keeps warming

RBC I The WARM program in Rangely is at work again for the next several cold months. Winter assistance resource management (WARM) is a volunteer-run program supported by donations and grants.

Advanced actions to save energy

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge continues with this last article on the advanced actions listed in the Energy Diet Challenge checklist.

Are you losing yet? Maintaining your energy diet

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist has three sections of action items you can implement to your home to save on energy usage and on energy costs.

Make home comfort a priority

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist is available at various locations in the community. Let’s continue to look at the nice and easy “Do Right Away” action items in the Energy Diet Challenge checklist.

Five nice, easy actions to save

RBC I The Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge checklist is available at various locations throughout the community. With checklist in hand, let’s continue to look at the nice, easy “Do Right Away” action items in the energy diet checklist.

The energy diet: Nice and easy

RBC I Recently, Yampa Valley Data Partners and the Northwest Colorado Energy Steering Committee have published an Energy Diet Challenge Checklist that will help you take the first of many steps required to assess and take action in an Energy Diet for your home or business.

Colorado gas prices falling

RBC I Average retail gasoline prices in Colorado have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 0.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.80/g, according to gasoline price website ColoradoGasPrices.com.

Energy: How much can you lose?

RBC I Interested in reducing your energy waistline? How about lowering your home energy costs? Take the Northwest Colorado Energy Diet Challenge with homeowners across Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties to see how much you can lose in home energy usage.

Comments: New pipeline

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on an Environmental Assessment of a proposed 95-mile 16-inch pipeline to transport natural gas liquids.

Former reserve director testifies about oil shale

RBC I Anton Dammer, former director of the Naval Oil Shale Reserve, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on March 20, 2012, regarding the development of oil shale resources in the United States. A summary of his testimony follows:

Facts and figures about oil shale development

RBC I BLM is accepting public comment on its Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for oil shale development in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah, including the Piceance Basin. I would like to offer the following observations, based on review of the available research. BLM and the communities in northwest Colorado must address a number of concerns regarding […]