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Tue October 25, 2011

Boulder Voters to Weigh Forming a Municipal Utility

Vince Darcangelo

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—if it can produce the same or cheaper rates currently provided by Xcel Energy. 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.

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Thu August 18, 2011

Xcel Proposes Wind Deal

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In a filing with state utility regulators Thursday, Xcel Energy is proposing to partner with a Florida company in building a 200 megawatt wind farm near the eastern Colorado town of Limon. 

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Wed August 17, 2011

Boulder Voters to Decide Utility Measure in November

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After months of debate the Boulder City Council unanimously decided Tuesday night to let voters have the final say on whether the city should leave Xcel Energy and create their own utility.

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Thu August 4, 2011

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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Mon June 27, 2011

Xcel Energy Adding New Wind Project in Colorado

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Colorado’s largest utility has announced its adding more wind power, further helping it meet a mandated renewable energy standard.

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