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Intelligent Utility | SmartGridCity: Did Xcel get results?

Intelligent Utility | SmartGridCity: Did Xcel get results?

On Wednesday, Xcel Energy filed documents on outcomes at SmartGridCity in Boulder, Colo., that the utility argues justify additional cost recovery to the tune of at least $16.6 million. Read the entire article at Intelligent Utility: [...]

Boulder’s Municipalization Prospects: An Outside Perspective

Boulder’s Municipalization Prospects: An Outside Perspective

I was invited by the editors of the Blue Line to write this piece after they saw some of the comments I had written for a utility industry newsletter that’s been following Boulder’s initiative to form its own utility.   I must admit that I’m [...]

Staying with Xcel Is Too Risky

Staying with Xcel Is Too Risky

I support Ballot Issues 2B and 2C because staying with Xcel is too risky.  Whoa, you say, that's not what I've heard.  That's because what you've heard is what Xcel has spent half a million dollars, so far, to tell you.   The next time you get a [...]

PUC Overturns 40 Years of Precedent in Denying Intervenor Status to Leslie Glustrom

PUC Overturns 40 Years of Precedent in Denying Intervenor Status to Leslie Glustrom

In ejecting Leslie Glustrom from participating as an intervenor in cases pending at the Public Utilities Commission, the Commission under its new Chair, Joshua Epel, has upended 40 years of precedent. The assertion of the PUC spokesperson in the [...]

Glustrom Wins Renewable Energy Award

Glustrom Wins Renewable Energy Award

On June 3rd in Fort Collins, CO, Leslie Glustrom of Clean Energy Action was awarded Colorado Renewable Energy Society’s (CRES) most prestigious award, The Larson-Notari, for her exemplary contributions in the field of renewable energy. Glustrom [...]