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Partnering with Xcel

Partnering with Xcel

As Boulder considers the Xcel franchise agreement it is important to look at their past record and attitude. Consider Boulder’s Carbon Action Program. While Xcel offers a range of energy efficiency programs they are primarily concerned with the [...]

How Do We Move Towards Sustainability?

How Do We Move Towards Sustainability?

Using well-developed dialoguing and visioning processes involving the entire community, people could develop new ways to organize themselves with community-supported agriculture, barter and alternative currencies, solar and wind energy, holistic and [...]

Grid-tied PV is Stupid

Grid-tied PV is Stupid

If we don't do energy efficiency first nothing else works or makes sense. And as long as the utilities keep the ratepayer ignorant they can keep building new coal nuke gas solar wind etc power plants.  Have we reached peak energy stupidity yet? [...]