Ben Fowke, CEO of the Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, speaks to a reporter at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, after a news conference where the utility announced its new carbon emissions goals. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)
Xcel Energy, one of the biggest utilities in the US, has committed to going completely carbon-free by 2050 (and 80 percent carbon-free by 2030).
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Derick is a Clark University graduate—and Fulbright alumni with a Master's Degree in Environmental Science, and Policy. He has 8+ years of solar industry research, marketing, and content strategy experience.