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Posts Tagged ‘xcel’

Hiring Now!!

Hiring Now!!

Boulder residents can look forward to "friendly people" coming door-to-door this fall, working hard to convince voters to vote against 2B and 2C.  This ad and ones like it have been running on Craigslist for a few days:

The Chamber is Not Xcel

The Chamber is Not Xcel

The Boulder Chamber of Commerce is not Xcel was the emphatic assertion of Chamber Public Affairs Manager Angelique Espinoza in response to yesterday's Blue Line article.  She clarified that the Chamber will be endorsing Boulder City Council [...]

Boulder Chamber to Endorse for the First Time

Boulder Chamber to Endorse for the First Time

For the first time in its 106-year history, the Boulder Chamber of Commerce will endorse candidates for the Boulder City Council.  The Chamber advocates for over 1,600 businesses employing 80,000 employees.  Members include the Boulder Valley [...]

Clear Winners in the Municipalization Debate

Clear Winners in the Municipalization Debate

PLAN-Boulder County put on a well structured and well attended debate of the utility municipalization question Monday night (August 22,2011) at the West Boulder Senior Center.  The forum pitted Ken Regelson and Sam Weaver from Renewables YES [...]

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal | Xcel aggressively fighting city’s move to create own utility

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal | Xcel aggressively fighting city’s move to create own utility

Xcel Energy said Friday it is forming an issue committee to oppose a ballot proposal in the city of Boulder, Colo., that would create a municipal power utility. The committee is being formed “for the purpose of opposing the takeover of the [...]

New Era News | Municipalization is on the Horizon

New Era News | Municipalization is on the Horizon

If Boulder’s effort to municipalize is successful, they will set the standard for commitment to fighting climate change. It would be the first city to form a municipal utility in the name of reducing carbon emissions. Read the entire article at [...]

Put a Clean Energy Future on the Ballot

Put a Clean Energy Future on the Ballot

The Boulder City Council meeting this Tuesday, 7/19,  5 PM - ? will be about Boulder's Energy Future - including a public hearing on municipalization. It will be in the council chambers in the municipal building at the SW corner Broadway & [...]

Amateur Earthling | Boulder’s Energy Future Is Bright

Amateur Earthling | Boulder’s Energy Future Is Bright

We’re going to be exposed to future fuel price volatility one way or another. If we stick with Xcel, it’ll be coal prices which seem low today, but are difficult to hedge against. If we strike out on our own, it’ll be gas prices, which are [...]

Grist | When is it time to break up with your utility?

Grist | When is it time to break up with your utility?

City officials aren’t just interested in clean, reliable electricity. They also want to learn more about the potential for generating electricity locally. While any new energy generator can add jobs and grow the economy, locally owned renewable [...]

A Mighty Wind?

A Mighty Wind?

At a public meeting on the night of June 28, 2011 at the East Boulder Community Center, Xcel Energy presented a bold proposal to provide customers in the City of Boulder with approximately 73 percent of their projected electricity demand from [...]

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