Holcomb Station Expansion Project

In August 2005, Sunflower and Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association announced an agreement that would result in the construction of two new coal-fired power plants at Holcomb. On May 4, 2009, a compromise was struck between Sunflower and the State of Kansas to allow one 895-MW coal plant to be constructed.

Sunflower has made available the results of an economic impact study that describes the short and long-term benefits that would have resulted from the construction of the original plants. For more information concerning the compromise, visit the Holcomb Expansion website.

 

About Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 44 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transports electricity to its Member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming. Serving more than 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its Member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Visit Tri-State’s website at: www.tristate.coop

Tri-State Contact: Lee Boughey (303) 254-3555 - lboughey@tristate.coop

 

 

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