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Posts Tagged ‘xcel’

Xcel Energy Has Contributed $456,263 to Anti-Municipalization Efforts

Xcel Energy Has Contributed $456,263 to Anti-Municipalization Efforts

According to election filings made public today, Xcel Energy has contributed almost half a million dollars to two groups fighting Ballot Issues 2B & 2C: the Xcel Energy Issue Committee and the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition (BSEC).  The [...]

New Era News | Top Ten Lies About Municipalization

New Era News | Top Ten Lies About Municipalization

There sure are a lot of talking points flying around out there about Boulder's move to create a municipal utility. And I know you've seen the online ads that Xcel is spending millions on. Here's a point by point rebuttal to each and every lie and [...]

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor Debate Municipalization

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor Debate Municipalization

Editor's note: This debate between the Mayor and Deputy Mayor first appeared in a series of emails among University Hill neighbors, of which both are members, on their list serve. Emails, authored separately by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor, have been [...]

WATCH: Van Jones Gives Boulder a Pep Talk (5 m)

WATCH: Van Jones Gives Boulder a Pep Talk (5 m)

On March 2, 2011, former Obama administration official and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, Van Jones, spoke to attendees at the PLAN-Boulder County annual dinner.  His full address was recorded and produced by Pam Hoge of Studio [...]

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 [...]

A Response to Xcel’s Latest False Statements about Ballot Issues 2B & 2C

A Response to Xcel’s Latest False Statements about Ballot Issues 2B & 2C

Expensive mailers funded by Xcel are now raining on Boulder as though money is no object—and money is no object to Xcel. We all need to stand in awe at the huge profit that Xcel takes out of Boulder. It is the fight to keep that profit that is [...]

Debating Boulder’s Power at the BGBG

Debating Boulder’s Power at the BGBG

Last Thursday (Sept. 8th), the Boulder Green Building Guild (BGBG) and Boulder Tomorrow hosted a debate of the 2B/2C ballot measures. The event was completely booked in advance through the BGBG’s website and the REI community room was packed and [...]

The Help

The Help

The canvassers are here.   As promised by Craigslist, two friendly fellows are going door-to-door in my neighborhood, leaving the Boulder Smart Energy Coalition's (BSEC) big flier. According to Canvasser Kevin, they work for Rocky Mountain [...]

The Denver Post | Boulder, Xcel Energy square off over city’s energy future

The Denver Post | Boulder, Xcel Energy square off over city’s energy future

Minneapolis-based Xcel, which has served Boulder for a century, is fighting back. David Kenney, a political consultant whose clients have included former Gov. Bill Ritter and Gov. John Hickenlooper during his days as Denver mayor, is working on [...]

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