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

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

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