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    Commission will next decide if Tri-State’s imposed exit charge to DMEA is unreasonable and discriminatory

    MONTROSE, Colo. — Feb. 14, 2019 — A major ruling today by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) set the stage for the Commission’s review of an allegedly unreasonable and discriminatory charge demanded by Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association (Tri-State) from Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA). Last year, DMEA filed a complaint asking the PUC to rule that Tri-State’s demanded exit charge is unreasonable and to establish a “just, reasonable and nondiscriminatory” charge as required by Colorado public utilities law.

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    Prominent Free-Market Think Tank and More Legislators Join in Supporting DMEA Before PUC 

    MONTROSE, COLORADO- FEBRUARY 8, 2019 - Yesterday the Coalition of Ratepayers, the energy policy affiliate of prominent Colorado free-market and libertarian think tank, the Independence Institute, declared their support for DMEA's complaint before the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). The Coalition submitted a public comment to the PUC supporting DMEA's complaint against Tri-State Generation and Transmission. This letter cements the bi-partisan support for DMEA, coming the same week as an additional letter from ten more Colorado legislators also supporting DMEA's efforts to secure a reasonable and non-discriminatory exit charge from Tri-State. 

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    FEBRUARY 6, 2019 - Colorado Ski USA has officially announced its support of DMEA's filing with the Colorado Public Utilities commission to extract a just, reasonable, and non-discriminatory exit charge from Tri-State.

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