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.
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.
East Coast power companies are struggling to restore power to millions of customers in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and Xcel energy in Colorado is sending crews to help.
Even in land locked Colorado, resources are being marshaled to help support efforts around Sandy.
Xcel Energy and the city of Boulder have been battling over who will provide electricity in the city going forward.