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

Steve Pomerance: Staying the muni course

Editorial: There has been a lot of misinformation lately about Boulder’s attempt to municipalize its electric service. Here’s my bare-bones analysis: The wind deal: In 2011, Xcel made a last-minute… Read more

Regina Cowles: Keep coal in the ground

Letter to the Editor: You may have seen this startling Feb. 4 headline from The Independent: “Fossilfuel warning: Climate scientists beg governments to leave buried natural resources in the ground.”… Read more

Julie Zahniser: How about a worst-case from Xcel?

Letter to the Editor: Dan Powers, in his recent guest commentary (“Time to abandon muni plan?”, Feb. 1), asked the City to provide an update on “worst-case scenario financials.” I would… Read more

William Truesdell: Mangling the political process

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to the Daily Camera’s editorial (“Xcellent profits for Xcel,” Jan. 30), we are now all aware of Xcel’s commitment to making a buck, even if… Read more

Leslie Glustrom: Will coal investments become stranded assets?

Opinion: A machine that no rational person wants to build is one that generates stranded assets — assets that become non-functional long before they have been paid for. Unfortunately, customers… Read more