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Posts Tagged ‘municipalization’

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 [...]

You Have the Power to Decide

You Have the Power to Decide

A Public Forum When: Tuesday, June 28 Time: 6:00-9:30 p.m. Where: East Boulder Community Center, 5660 Sioux Drive Boulder's 20-year franchise agreement with Xcel Energy expired last year, giving our community the chance to determine the best [...]

The Colorado Independent | Boulder in midst of fight to determine who supplies the light

The Colorado Independent | Boulder in midst of fight to determine who supplies the light

The hope is that a municipalized Boulder, if advertised as a dynamic and independent player in the emerging renewable sector, could become a hotbed of solar, geothermal and wind entrepreneurship and research. Read the entire article at the [...]

Fasten Your Seatbelts — the Campaign Has Begun!

Fasten Your Seatbelts — the Campaign Has Begun!

It looks like things are heating up on the local energy front.  While the Boulder City Council ponders whether to put an Xcel franchise on the ballot or instead ask voters for the authority to create a local utility ("municipalization"), interested [...]

The Power to Shape the Future

The Power to Shape the Future

At a city sponsored forum on June 2 entitled “Boulder’s Energy Future: Know Your Power” David Driskell, the city’s Director of Planning and Sustainability, declared, “The energy industry is changing. We can either be in the forefront of it [...]

Can Boulder Keep the Lights On?

Can Boulder Keep the Lights On?

Dennis Eastman, chief executive officer of ENCO Utility Services, declared at a forum sponsored by Clean Energy Action on the evening of June 1 that a municipally-owned electrical utility in the City of Boulder “would be fundamentally better [...]

Know Your Power

Know Your Power

A Public Forum When: Thursday, June 2 Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m. Where: East Boulder Community Center, 5660 Sioux Drive Boulder's 20-year franchise agreement with Xcel Energy expired last year, giving our community a chance to determine the best [...]

What Can Boulder Learn from Green Energy Pioneers?

What Can Boulder Learn from Green Energy Pioneers?

At a PLAN-Boulder forum on the evening of May 16 two members of Professor Bruce Goldstein’s graduate planning studio class at the University of Colorado-Denver summarized case studies it conducted of three energy localization programs in various [...]

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 [...]

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