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League of Women Voters: Should Boulder Form Its Own Municipal Utility?


Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Time: 6:30-8:30PM
Place: Boulder Public Main Library, Canyon Theater

Moderator: Jeannette Hillery
Speakers in FAVOR of authorizing the formation of a municipal utility: 
KEN REGELSON, Citizens for Boulder’s Clean Energy Future (CBCEF) Website
Ken Regelson is a sustainable energy systems analyst. As the owner of Five Star Consultants, he helps develop, analyze, and implement policies and programs needed to create a more sustainable energy future.

SAM WEAVER, Citzens for Boulder’s Clean Energy Future (CBCEF) Website
Sam Weaver is one of the leads of the technical modeling group for CBCEF. Mr. Weaver sits on the Colorado Clean Energy Development Authority and the Colorado Solar Energy Industry Association board. He is president of Cool Energy, Inc., a Boulder-based solar energy technology development company.
Speakers OPPOSED to authorizing the formation of a municipal utility:

DAVID MILLER, chairman of Boulder Smart Energy Coalition Website
David Miller and his coalition are concerned about the risks and cost of municipalization. Mr. Miller is a lawyer, long-time city resident, and a partner in the renewable energy consulting firm New Energy Development.

BOB BELLEMARE, Chief Operating Officer, UtiliPoint International, Inc.
With 25 years of experience in the utility business Bob Bellemare advises clients on a wide range of issues including asset valuation, financial modeling, and utility engineering issues. His experience includes the real-time operation of a 14,000 megawatt generation fleet as well as helping to develop some of the largest solar and wind research projects of their time.

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