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

Steve Whitaker: The muni: Xcel is a monopoly

As our city leaders engage Xcel in yet another episode of negotiations, it would be wise for them to bear in mind that a leopard cannot change its spots. Xcel… Read more

Chris Hoffman: Xcel's risky overture

In this time of pandemic, no one wants to take unnecessary risks. We are all hoping that as we navigate this crisis, we will do it in a way that… Read more

Why is Boulder pursuing a partnership with Xcel when residents have repeatedly voted in support of the muni?

By Matt Cortina Over the last decade, Boulder residents voted to pursue a municipal electric utility six times: First, in 2011, to authorize a municipal utility and to fund planning… Read more

David Takahashi: Guest Opinion

A recent Xcel Energy announcement that it achieved a company record emissions reduction last year yielded conflicting responses from Boulder residents on the value of the city’s municipal utility effort… Read more

Regina Cowles: Voter suppression tactics not welcome

Had the polling place not been positioned in a partial construction zone, not well-known, hard to identify and even more difficult to reach, it’s clear to me that many more… Read more