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

Steve Whitaker: Xcel franchise agreement—Negotiate from position of strength

As a previous business owner, over the course of 20 years I had to negotiate several supply agreements. This proposed franchise agreement is a bad deal for Boulder and a… Read more

Andrew Heinle: Challenging the status quo for rural utilities

9.25.2020 Colorado’s electric cooperatives, the utilities that provide electric service to Colorado’s rural communities, are bravely re-imagining their future and challenging the status quo. Today, nearly 1.5 million Coloradans are… Read more

Lili Francklyn: Time to cut power cord from Xcel

9.25.20202 A vague agreement is being thrust before voters right before an election without any time for even cursory due diligence. Like similar “proposals” in the past, this agreement benefits… Read more

Leslie Weise: Municipalization: Don’t give up now

9.25.2020 Upon returning to Boulder County after several years living away caring for family, I was shocked to learn that Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver and Mayor Pro Tem Bob Yates… Read more

Podcast: The Invisible Power Struggle with Leah Stokes

Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes Whether it’s refrigerating your food or turning on the lights or connecting to the Internet, having access to power is what makes modern… Read more