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

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

Chris Hoffman: Say no to Xcel

City Council is about to make a huge decision and is being pressured by Xcel to do the wrong thing (“Proposed Xcel settlement a bad deal for Boulder,” Daily Camera,… Read more

Julie Zahniser: Proposed Xcel Settlement A Bad Deal for Boulder

On April 1, the Daily Camera reported that Xcel had proposed a “settlement” of the municipal utility saga. This proposal is bad for Boulder — it is unfair, overpriced, one-sided… Read more