Boulder makes $94M 'final offer' for Xcel Energy assets, in bid to avoid condemnation

Utility Dive: Boulder's efforts to create a municipal utility have been going for almost a decade now, slowly progressing through the courts, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and the ballot box. Regardless of the most-recent offer and Xcel's response, a final go/no-go vote is expected in 2021.

But Boulder's most recent offer comes after an October PUC decision approved transfer of Xcel assets to the city, excluding substations. "We've made an offer that we hope Xcel will seriously consider," Boulder attorney Tom Carr said in a statement.

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