End 2011 tuned, citizen of Boulder, CO, boats their established power company Xcel Energy and form to explore an electric public utilities. It clean, was the culmination of a multi-year struggle for more to get local energy from their companies electric high Commander. At the end of town agreed politicians such as citizens, that significantly reduce the only credible option for their contribution to climate change, to go alone. Now, the city of the long and complicated process of localization is initiated from their current system.
Susan Osborne was the Mayor of Boulder at the time of the climatic vote, and she came to Minneapolis (with a similar campaign for local energy) in September 2012, to share her story. This 4-minute video gives the overview:
This post originally appeared on ILSRs self-reliant energy status blog.
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