Letters to the editor: Electric franchise agreement; COVID-19 vaccine (Daily Camera)

John Driver: Electric franchise agreement: It’s time to say ‘yes’ Boulder’s clean energy initiative has come to a crossroads. We can now partner up with Xcel Energy for our carbon-free objective or continue fighting the company, requiring the city to direct precious funds away from other important city programs and services. Neil Kolwey: Electric franchise…

Guest opinion: Karey Christ-Janer: How to get green power faster (Daily Camera)

By Karey Christ-Janer In early 2011, I facilitated bringing a speaker to Boulder named Paul Fenn of the consultancy, Local Power in California. He is a pioneering proponent of the movement toward community-sited power generation, along with “virtual power plants,” microgrids which include new ways of using power to benefit the grid instead of stressing…