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Xcel Energy sets 2027, 2028 retirement dates for Colo. coal plant

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The utility had planned to retire the Hayden plant in the 2030s.

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Xcel Energy sets 2027, 2028 retirement dates for Colo. coal plant

Xcel Energy sets 2027, 2028 retirement dates for Colo. coal plant

The utility had planned to retire the Hayden plant in the 2030s.

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