Sno-Cats Take on Transmission Line Maintenance
Repairing a transmission structure is a huge task even on a warm, sunny day with little wind. But there are situations where lines cannot be taken out of service. Here's how line crews have utilized Sno-Cats for the past decade to respond to year-round outages and maintenance
Vegetation Management: What It Is and Why It Works
Tri-State’s mission is to provide reliable, affordable and responsible energy to our members and that work includes planning ahead to avoid risks to our transmission system that can cause power outages.
Benefits of Electric Vehicles for Commercial Fleet
For companies looking for a way to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on fuel costs and maintenance, electric vehicles (EVs) may be the answer.
Keeping in Line
Building a new transmission line isn’t just business as usual for Tri-State. Every project requires great care in unique ways and no project is the same.
Heat Pumps Help Create Energy Efficient Distillery
It's not easy to turn an industry that has traditionally relied on large amounts of energy into a low-carbon business. To brew up the magic, distilleries need to bring in heat. So how can distilleries reduce their carbon footprint while supplying enough energy to keep the processes running? One solution is energy-efficient heat pumps.
Electric Forklifts Benefit Commercial Consumers
Innovation, efficient use of power resources and new ways of implementing beneficial electrification with electric forklifts are helping business owners and investors take advantage of significant co-op rebates and commercial benefits.
Electric Vehicles in Colorado: How Tri-State is Helping Members Transition
Nearly every state – including all four served by Tri-State and its members – offer incentives for electric vehicles (EVs), and in just the first half of this year alone, most states have taken additional steps related to EVs. As our states adopt policies to speed up this major change in the transportation sector, Tri-State is taking action to ensure its members are ready.
Electric Trucks May Be the Future for The Rockies
As electric vehicles (EV) are expanding into the mainstream, so too are the choices for new electric models including electric trucks. And while there aren’t any on the road right now, several manufacturers expect to be selling these as early as 2021.
Co-op Utility Offers Successful Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Experience
EV Experience allows utility employees, co-op members and PPD consumers to experience first-hand what it's like behind the wheel of an EV