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

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

Boulder Facing Critical Vote on Municipal Utility


The Boulder City Council Will Decide April 17 Whether to Terminate PUC Case Boulder, CO, April 10 — The City of Boulder is facing two critical deadlines this month that… 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