LPEA board

Dear Editor:
Last April, 53 percent of voting La Plata Electric Association coop members elected two of three candidates who ran on an explicit “renewable energy” program. This clear member interest in renewable energy generated record turnouts for LPEA’s presentations this spring discussing renewable options. Our LPEA board unanimously approved an initiative to raise the contractual 5 percent limit on locally-produced renewable energy imposed by our coal-energy provider, Tri-State.

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This story was posted on September 7, 2017.