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Feedstock Supply Availability Assessment and Technology Selection for a Bioenergy Facility Located at Hayden, Colorado

Xcel Energy Colorado is planning to curtail both coal-fired units at the Hayden Station by 2028. Located at Hayden, Colorado this power generation station has been in continuous operation since 1963. Several strategies are being considered to repurpose the site, including installation of a biomass power generation facility. Xcel Energy has retained TSS Consultants (TSS) to conduct a feedstock supply availability and cost assessment, combustion/gasification technology review and workforce review for a commercial-scale biomass power generation facility located at the Hayden Station.