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

Barbara Farhar: Electric franchise agreement: City can do renewables better

Steve Haymes has impeccable credentials, but his vision of a renewables future hinges almost entirely on utility-scale (i.e., very large) wind installations. In his recent guest column, Haymes sneered at… Read more

Duncan Gilchrist: Boulder electric franchise agreement

Look to a bolder future Young people are hungry for bold, smart climate progress. A franchise with Xcel Energy is neither bold nor smart. Xcel’s plan for 80% carbon reduction by… Read more

Paul Culnan: Open Comment to Council Oct 20, 2020

October 20, 2020 Good evening City Council. We have plenty of disaster news these days so here is some other climate related news. Portland General Electric announced last Thursday the… Read more

Bob Carmichael: Don’t fall for Xcel smokescreen

As our city was in lockdown mode during a deadly world pandemic and the air around Boulder has taken on an ominous orange glow of smoke, Xcel Energy doubled down… Read more

Ramesh Bhatt: If you care about climate change

If you are really concerned about climate change and its effects locally and globally, you should vote no on Proposition 2C, the franchise agreement between Xcel and Boulder. The agreement… Read more