Lineworker Appreciation Day, April 12th, 2021 - Celebrating the Teams Behind Electricity Transmission
A group of West Grand School District (WGSD) seniors had the honor to be the first official riders on the district’s new electric vehicle (EV) school bus during a dedication on March 18th in Kremmling, Colorado. The 78-passenger all-electric bus has a 120-mile range and three times the torque of the diesel bus it replaced.
The inherent advantages of the U.S. electric cooperative model have been known for decades. During the Feb. 13-18 Arctic cold wave that affected most of the nation, however, the Highline Electric Association in Holyoke, Colo., took the principles of cooperation among cooperatives and concern for the community to new levels.
Keeping energy flowing to your home and business is a 24/7 job. Tri-State works closely with its 42 member electric co-ops and public power districts to deliver electricity to more than one million consumers across four states.
The medical and emotional support at Children’s Hospital Colorado gives hope to 13-year-old Ben Mettlen and his family
Alice 105.9 ‘Cares for Kids’ Radiothon raises $23 million for Children’s Hospital Colorado
Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) Secured Financing to Improve Energy Efficiency, Learning Environment for Nebraska High School
$30,000 in rebates from Niobrara Rural Electric Association and Tri-State Energy help support Sioux County Schools’ energy-efficient heat pump and LED lighting building project.
On Monday, November 30, Empire Electric Association, Inc. (EEA), a member of Tri-State, presented a $48,600 energy efficiency rebate check to Kemper Elementary School of Montezuma-Cortez RE-1 School District. This is just one example of several schools in EEA’s service area that are taking advantage of energy efficiency incentive programs offered by EEA to finish out 2020.
Even by the standards of other major utility construction projects across the nation, the numbers behind Tri-State’s recently completed, 230-kilovolt Montrose-Nucla-Cahone (MNC) transmission project are staggering. Throw in a worldwide pandemic during the construction phase, and we have a real story to tell.