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Press Release: Local Power Financial Analysis: Boulder Has Viable Options

October 16, 2020 Boulder Colorado Press Contact: Susan Peterson Phone:303-594-3844 Email:bigtinysue@gmail.com **Press Conference details are at the end of this press release.** Local Power Financial Analysis Shows Boulder Has Viable Options Citizen-led report offers due diligence that the City neglected to provide. Empower Our Future, a Boulder-based coalition of community organizations, local businesses and individuals …

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Boulder Voters Approve Tax Continuing Municipal Utility Exploration

“YES” Vote on 2L Moves Boulder Public Power into Final Stages Boulder, CO, November 10, 2017 — By a 3.5% margin that turned around dramatically when final ballots were counted, Boulder voters chose this week to send Boulder’s exploration of public power into the next phase. “The real winners of this election are the next …

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PUC Confirms Clear Path for Boulder to Separate from Xcel Electric Grid


Commission directs Xcel to work ‘in good faith’ with Boulder Boulder, CO, September 14, 2017 — The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today affirmed the way forward for the City of Boulder to condemn certain Xcel assets in preparation for a physical separation of the electric grid. In its definitive written opinion on Boulder’s plan …

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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 could impact Boulder’s ability to sever its relationship with Xcel Energy and create a municipal utility. On Monday, April 17th, the Boulder City Council will …

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