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Numerous groups have authored studies that have recently examined Tri-State’s dire financial situation. See these studies below for an in-depth look at what’s happening at Tri-State and why we are calling for the utility to #TriHarder.


Conservative leaders with The Western Way addressed Tri-State’s finances in this analysis:

Title: Rural Energy at a Crossroads: Electric Cooperatives Trapped in System Causing High Energy Costs

Release date: April 4, 2019 


The Institute for Energy Economics And Financial Analysis references Tri-State finances in this case study.

Title: Case Study: How Kit Carson Electric Engineered a Cost-Effective Coal Exit 

Release date: April 9, 2019


Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) review

Title: A Low-Cost Energy Future for Western Cooperatives 

Release date:  August 2018 

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