municipal utility

11:13pm

Thu April 10, 2014
Water

Deciding The Annual C-BT Water Quota Is A Delicate Balancing Act

The Flatiorn Pinstocks. These pipes carry C-BT water from the Western Slope to the northern Front Range.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

With mountain snowpack well above average and area reservoirs still full from last year’s flooding, it could be a banner year for water in Colorado. But just because there’s plenty of water to go around, it doesn’t mean water users will get all they want.

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12:48pm

Tue January 7, 2014
Energy

Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel

Ashleigh290 Creative Commons

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.

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5:12pm

Tue October 29, 2013
Environment

Dueling Boulder Ballot Measures Attract Dollars, and Questions

Vince Darcangelo

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.

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12:06pm

Sun April 14, 2013
Energy

Cost Of Clean Energy Maybe Too High

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The Boulder City Council will vote on Tuesday on whether to begin the next stage of municipalization from Xcel energy.

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5:29am

Thu August 4, 2011
Business

Boulder Moves Closer to Creating City-Owned Utility

The city of Boulder and Xcel Energy have been battling over the possible municipalization of the city’s utility.  KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood to discuss how the issue is dividing Boulder’s business community.

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