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

Eric Johnson: Choose municipalization

Letter to the Editor We received a letter from Xcel a few weeks back, glowingly describing its activities.  However, a recent Daily Camera article provides a better illustration of Xcel’s… Read more

Chris Hoffman: Coal is not the only problem

Opinion: Go to the top of Flagstaff Mountain and look east. On most days you can’t see “all the way to Kansas” anymore; on some days the view east looks… Read more

William Truesdell: Xcel is the risky business

Letter to the Editor: It’s disappointing to read Bob Greenlee trotting out old anti-muni arguments that have already been discredited (” Boulder’s muni a risky business,” Daily Camera, Nov. 22).… Read more

Timothy Schoechle: Misleading myths of municipalization

Opinion: In his Nov. 23 column on the Boulder electricity muni discussion, Bob Greenlee criticized the city “getting into the utility business” by “buying a bunch of old poles and… Read more

Phil Wardwell: A chance to innovate

Letter to the Editor Many Xcel business customers must pay high “demand charges” – charges to compensate the utility for providing extra generation capacity for occasional periods of high demand.… Read more