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Boulder Electric Municipalization

The Future of Public Power

Brian Holton Henderson | Posted 08.17.2014 | Green
Brian Holton Henderson

If utilities continue to rely on their comfortable monopolies, more and more consumers are going to demand a change.

ALEC's Half-Century Contract on the Boulder Highway, US 36

Anne Butterfield | Posted 03.31.2014 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

The long term contract is the fruit of a trend around the nation, decried by many, to invent "public private partnerships," also known as P3's, following a grand design crafted by former Colorado State Rep. Glenn Vaad, in the eagle nest of committee meetings he chaired with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Boulder's Quest to Municipalize -- From Independence Day to the Next Election

Anne Butterfield | Posted 09.08.2013 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

Boulder has been offered a "Trojan horse" charter amendment by a large monopoly interest aiming at our quest to create a local-control clean energy municipal utility.