municipalization http://www.kunc.org en 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 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 Cost Of Clean Energy Maybe Too High http://www.kunc.org/post/cost-clean-energy-maybe-too-high <p></p><p>The Boulder City Council will vote on Tuesday on whether to begin the next stage of municipalization from Xcel energy. Sun, 14 Apr 2013 18:06:39 +0000 Jackie Fortier 42888 at http://www.kunc.org Cost Of Clean Energy Maybe Too High Boulder Voters to Weigh Forming a Municipal Utility http://www.kunc.org/post/boulder-voters-weigh-forming-municipal-utility <p>One of the most hotly contested ballot measures this November is in Boulder. Issue 2C would give the city the authority to establish its own utility&mdash;if it can produce the same or cheaper rates currently provided by <a href="http://www.xcelenergy.com/">Xcel Energy</a>. And a companion measure, Issue 2B, would generate about $2 million annually in extra tax revenue to cover the costs of studies and legal fees.</p><p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 16556 at http://www.kunc.org Boulder Voters to Weigh Forming a Municipal Utility