Xcel Energy http://www.kunc.org en Consumer Effect Of New EPA Rules Best Summed Up As Complicated http://www.kunc.org/post/consumer-effect-new-epa-rules-best-summed-complicated <p>The Obama administration said Monday that it intends to aggressively reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, or greenhouse gas pollution, produced by power plants in the United States. To boost these ambitions, the White House will partner with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce varying rules state-by-state to be carried out by power plants that produce the gases.</p><p>If successfully implemented, the regulations will deliver a 30 percent decrease in carbon emissions by 2030.</p><p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:50:53 +0000 Dan Boyce & Inside Energy 57329 at http://www.kunc.org Consumer Effect Of New EPA Rules Best Summed Up As Complicated Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel http://www.kunc.org/post/boulder-requests-utility-grid-costs-xcel <p>Boulder officials have taken a significant step toward bringing the electric grid under city management. City officials sent a notice of intent to current operator Xcel Energy announcing plans to acquire parts of the electric infrastructure. The letter kicks off discussions on cost for the city — but there are limits.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:48:30 +0000 Grace Hood 53305 at http://www.kunc.org Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel Xcel, Rooftop Solar Advocates Continue To Spar Over 'Net Metering' http://www.kunc.org/post/xcel-rooftop-solar-advocates-continue-spar-over-net-metering <p>A dispute between rooftop solar advocacy groups and Xcel energy over net metering continues to heat up. Nearly 30,000 signatures were delivered to Xcel ’s downtown Denver headquarters &nbsp;Wednesday asking the utility to withdraw a proposal seeking to change the net metering process.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:36:34 +0000 Nathan Heffel 52752 at http://www.kunc.org Xcel, Rooftop Solar Advocates Continue To Spar Over 'Net Metering' Dueling Boulder Ballot Measures Attract Dollars, and Questions http://www.kunc.org/post/dueling-boulder-ballot-measures-attract-dollars-and-questions <p>Forget fracking. When it comes to a high-stakes and costly battle about energy on the Boulder ballot, it’s dueling questions 310 and 2E that will chart the most significant course for the city.</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:12:39 +0000 Grace Hood 51341 at http://www.kunc.org Dueling Boulder Ballot Measures Attract Dollars, and Questions Battle Over Boulder-Owned Utility Heats Up http://www.kunc.org/post/battle-over-boulder-owned-utility-heats <p>This past month has been very busy in the long-running standoff between Boulder and Xcel Energy over the city’s drive to create a municipal utility. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Erin OToole & Chris Wood 47760 at http://www.kunc.org Battle Over Boulder-Owned Utility Heats Up