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Xcel no longer backing Prairie Island upgrade

October 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Xcel Energy Inc. is no longer backing a proposed upgrade at its Prairie Island nuclear power plant near Red Wing, the company told Minnesota regulators in a filing. Continue Reading

Minn. nuclear company shifts staff positions

May 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Xcel Energy is shifting some of its nuclear management staff in order to bring new perspectives to sites and positions, officials said. Continue Reading

Xcel Energy to give 2 Minnesota nuclear plants post-Fukushima upgrades

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The owner of Minnesota’s two nuclear power plants says it is preparing to spend $20 million to $50 million on safety upgrades and studies based on the lessons of the nuclear catastrophe in Japan a year ago this month. Some U.S. nuclear critics question whether the actions are sufficient, Continue Reading