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

Regina Cowles: No blank check to Xcel 

October 28, 2020 Dear Editor, I write with concern for the lack of due diligence of our City Council and the business community on the question of where and how… Read more

Jim Morris: Vote No on 2C

October 28, 2020 Please Vote NO on Ballot 2C. Boulder recently received new lower cost bids for renewable energy from competitors of Xcel. Plugging these into the city of Boulder’s… Read more

Steve Pomerance: How Xcel franchise would work

I’ve heard many misconceptions as to what would happen if we sign this franchise with Xcel Energy. So I’ll try to try to clarify a few points. Regulated for-profit monopoly… Read more

Bob and Louisa Matthias: Electric franchise agreement: Xcel’s not efficient enough

We’re writing to follow up on Brad Segal’s excellent column in the Daily Camera about Xcel Energy. Xcel does not have Boulder’s best interest in mind, only Xcel’s corporate profits,… Read more

Steve Ruby: Electric franchise agreement: No reason to go back

October 25, 2020 I’ve been a Boulder solar practitioner for 30 years, and I see no reason whatsoever to become wedded to Xcel Energy ever again. We divorced for many… Read more