municipal utility http://kunc.org en Deciding The Annual C-BT Water Quota Is A Delicate Balancing Act http://kunc.org/post/deciding-annual-c-bt-water-quota-delicate-balancing-act <p>With mountain snowpack well above average and area reservoirs still full from last year’s flooding, it <em>could</em> 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.</p><p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 05:13:02 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55354 at http://kunc.org Deciding The Annual C-BT Water Quota Is A Delicate Balancing Act Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel http://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://kunc.org Boulder Requests Utility Grid Costs From Xcel Dueling Boulder Ballot Measures Attract Dollars, and Questions http://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://kunc.org Dueling Boulder Ballot Measures Attract Dollars, and Questions Cost Of Clean Energy Maybe Too High http://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://kunc.org Cost Of Clean Energy Maybe Too High Boulder Moves Closer to Creating City-Owned Utility http://kunc.org/post/boulder-moves-closer-creating-city-owned-utility <p>The city of Boulder and Xcel Energy have been battling over the possible municipalization of the city&rsquo;s utility.&nbsp; KUNC&rsquo;s Erin O&rsquo;Toole talks with <a href="http://www.bcbr.com">Boulder County Business Report</a> publisher Chris Wood to discuss how the issue is dividing Boulder&rsquo;s business community. Thu, 04 Aug 2011 11:29:30 +0000 Erin OToole & Chris Wood 12283 at http://kunc.org Boulder Moves Closer to Creating City-Owned Utility