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Tri-State and Kit Carson Electric Cooperative enter into membership withdrawal agreement.
The agreement, which was signed by Tri-State and Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc. (KCEC) on June 21, 2016, is subject to KCEC's receipt of certain approvals and provides for the termination of the wholesale electric service contract between Tri-State and KCEC and the withdrawal of KCEC from membership in Tri-State effective as of the closing date.


Western Fuels-Colorado announces name change to Elk Ridge Mining and Reclamation.
Western Fuels-Colorado, LLC, has changed its name to Elk Ridge Mining and Reclamation, LLC. Elk Ridge Mining and Reclamation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of wholesale electric power cooperative Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.


Integrated Test Center breaks ground in Wyoming.
The next generation of low-carbon energy technology is now one small step closer to reality with the recent groundbreaking at the Dry Fork Power Station outside Gillette, Wyoming.


Tri-State board officers elected following 2016 Annual Meeting.
Tri-State held its 64th annual meeting in Broomfield, Colo., on April 6, 2016. Approximately 490 electric cooperative representatives and industry officials attended the meeting to review the association's performance and discuss the issues facing the electric utility industry.


Tri-State 2015 Annual Report available for download.
The 2015 Annual Report, One Family Powered By Many, features some of the major activities and highlights of Tri-State's 64th year.


Tri-State lauds Supreme Court decision to stay Clean Power Plan
On Feb. 9, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the applications of numerous parties, including Tri-State, to stay EPA's Clean Power Plan for the period of time the rule is being challenged in court.


Environmental assessment for Colowyo Mine project available for public comment Jan. 19

  • Collom project will sustain 220 Northwest Colorado mining jobs
  • Department of the Interior coal program review not expected to impact process
  • Mine will donate more than 4,500 acres of Greater Sage Grouse habitat to state


BLM Releases Draft EA on Montrose-Nucla-Cahone Transmission Project
- Rebuild of 80-Mile Line Will Support Regional Growth, Boost Grid Reliability
- Tri-State's Preferred Alternative Will Promote Safety, Minimize Impacts on Grouse Habitat


New Mexico jury affirms cooperative business model in Las Conchas fire trial
A jury in the Sandoval County District Court affirmed that Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. is not responsible for the actions of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative, Inc. (JMEC), one of its 44 member distribution cooperatives, in a trial stemming from the 2011 Las Conchas Fire in New Mexico.


Tri-State files legal challenge on Clean Power Plan
Association working with states to develop state plans even as it challenges flawed federal rule.

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