Views, Letters to the Editor and Opinions on Renewable Energy, Coal and Boulder Muni Efforts.

Regina Cowles: Xcel a Dead Weight on Good Ideas

One of the ideas that has propelled the muni forward is a future where Boulderites don’t merely need to be buyers of electricity, they can be investors in electricity and… Read more

Rick Tazelaar: See PUC Process Through

I encourage the City Council to resist the calls to stop the PUC process next week, and stick with it long enough to hear the PUC’s judgment in June as… Read more

Virginia L. Winter: Muni is a breakout strategy

Boulder’s muni effort is a breakout strategy to address climate change, because it enables Boulder to redirect the $120 million now paid to Xcel annually by Boulder customers, toward conservation,… Read more

Rebecca Dickson: Remove Xcel from the Driver's Seat

Two years ago, our household got on a waiting list to buy into a community solar garden because we have a shade tree blocking the sun. But Xcel Energy limits… Read more

John Farrell: Mull Xcel's partnership offer carefully, Boulder

Municipalization comes with many challenges, but I have a few words of advice for Boulder’s city leaders about their utility’s latest offer. I’m no stranger to the struggle with Xcel… Read more