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Xcel plans to tap more wind power

February 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Xcel Energy plans to capitalize on what could be a buyer’s market for wind energy this year.
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Dems mount agressive campaign for PUC

November 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The race for 2 seats turns increasingly testy as election looms.
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Xcel expects 107-year-old Minnesota Falls dam to be removed by end of year One permit from demolition

October 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS Xcel Energy remains on track to remove the 107-year-old Minnesota Falls dam yet this year.
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Xcel Energy requests electricity rate increase

June 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Xcel Energy is asking the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission to approve an 11.5 percent electricity rate increase.
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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 gets OK for smaller electric rate hike

March 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota regulators have approved an electric rate increase that’s less than half of what Xcel Energy Inc. originally sought. On a 4-0 vote, the state Utilities Commission Thursday approved a 2.7 percent rate increase for Xcel Energy’s electricity customers in Minnesota. Continue Reading

Peering inside Xcel Energy’s nuclear plant at Monticello

March 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) A year after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan, Minnesotans wonder, “What if it happened here?” Workers at Xcel Energy’s nuclear plant here don’t have to wonder what such a disaster would be like. They’ve been through repeated simulations of it. Continue Reading

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North Dakota Public Service Commission approves Xcel rate increase

February 29, 2012 in WDAY

Bismarck, ND (WDAY TV) – The North Dakota Public Service Commission is approving a rate increase for Xcel Energy, but customers will actually see lower electric bills this year. The PSC approved a $15.7 million request for infrastructure improvements. Continue Reading

Xcel using helicopters for power line work

February 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota state officials are advising drivers who travel Interstate 90 east of Sioux Falls that they might see helicopters helping with power line repair work starting Thursday. Continue Reading

DNR says further environmental study not required for Minnesota Falls dam removal

October 3, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MINNESOTA FALLS The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has determined that an environmental impact statement will not be required for the removal of the Minnesota Falls dam.
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