Taking Back The Grid

Here’s a fascinating article about Boulder in Colorado where the local populace are making moves to bring the local power grid back under public control, as they want it to be more accountable to them for environmental reasons.  There are a multitude of themes running through the article as well as the environment, including the age old democracy vs corporations using the courts to attempt to silence democracy:

https://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/taking-back-grid-boulder-municipalization-xcel-energy

 

and here is the Boulder’s website with updates on how this going:

https://bouldercolorado.gov/energy-future

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