Alta Luna Solar Project dedication celebrates addition of 109,239 solar panels

May 26, 2017

More than 100 people attended the Alta Luna Solar Project ribbon-cutting ceremony March 16, celebrating the completion of the 258-acre, 109,239 solar panel facility in Luna County, near Deming, New Mexico. Tri-State will purchase power from the project for 25 years under the terms of a power purchase agreement with project owner D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments. Arizona-based DEPCOM Power will provide ongoing operations and maintenance services and Columbus Electric will supply station service power to the facility.

Tri-State elects board officers at 65th Annual Meeting

April 6, 2017

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association held its 65th Annual Meeting on April 5 in Broomfield, Colorado, with over 425 electric cooperative representatives and industry officials in attendance. Tri-State is the cooperative wholesale power supplier to 43 member electric distribution cooperatives and public power districts in Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Tri-State's Montrose Maintenance Center helps out a neighbor

Feb. 2, 2017

Chris DePuy is a community-oriented guy.  As a communications technician at Tri-State’s Montrose Maintenance Center and a 25-year resident of Montrose, Chris has been involved in regional first responder activities for several years. Chris is also a volunteer with the Montrose Sheriff’s Posse and keeps up with the latest issues involving the county.