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

Mary Rogers: Boulder and Xcel are Misaligned

Xcel’s partnership offer is tempting. It promises certainty and finality, which are very alluring after years of uncertainty about our electric future, particularly its costs. But I agree with John… Read more

Kevin Cook: Keeping Money in town

In regards to the muni that Boulder residents have voted to establish several times: While I agree that the green benefits of local control are important, I think the economic… Read more

Wolfgang Reitz: Boulder Xcel's kill pill

Xcel has presented two offers to Boulder — to provide Boulder with electricity for 20 years and an option for Boulder to buy out Xcel in five. On April 17,… Read more

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