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Local Power Campaign Kickoff

Local Power Campaign Kickoff

  Who: New Era Colorado Foundation and Empower Our Future coalition What: Join us to celebrate the end of our successful Indiegogo campaign and to kickoff our community's campaign for local power! When: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 [...]

Energy Slam!

Energy Slam!

The expiration of the 20-year Xcel franchise at the end of 2010 has given the City of Boulder a unique opportunity to determine its own energy future. Citizens for Boulder’s Clean Energy Future, a group of citizens passionate about reducing our [...]

2B Continued

2B Continued

Energy and excitement were generated at the “Boulder’s Energy Future” public education and strategy session co-hosted by the 2B ballot measure volunteer campaign group, Citizens for Boulder’s Clean Energy Future (CBCEF), and non-profit Clean [...]

Are Fossil Fuels in Your Future?

Are Fossil Fuels in Your Future?

As you may already be aware, the 20-year franchise agreement, a contract with Xcel Energy to provide electricity to the City of Boulder, expires on August 3rd.  With the planet warming up and the economy cooling down, this contract window gives [...]