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Boulder Likely to Adopt Its Own Green Utility—and Risks of Going Solo

Boulder could soon be on a long-fought path to break from utility Xcel Energy, control its own electricity and ramp up clean power. But obstacles await.

Jan 23, 2013
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Renewable energy advocates protest against Xcel Energy

Clarification: An earlier version of this article implied that Xcel Energy has "no intentions or desire" to accept Boulder's offer to buy its grid infrastructure. An Xcel spokesperson clarified that it would consider the offer but has no desire to sell its system.

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