Wednesday Aug 27
$25 million Camp Ripley solar farm will be largest in Minnesota
Tucked away on the sprawling, 53,000-acre Camp Ripley military installation near Brainerd, protected from exploding artillery shells and rumbling tanks, an open field soon will be covered with enough solar panels to power 2,000 homes.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Xcel asks FERC to get involved in Boulder's quest for power lines, substations
Xcel Energy Inc. has asked the feds to get involved in Boulder's efforts to condemn the utility's equipment in order to set up a new, city-owned utility.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Hi-Def Surveillance Cameras Expected to Come to Mpls.
Despite the Minneapolis City Council Ways and Means Committee postponing a vote on Monday, the city is expected to sign a 10-year contract with Xcel Energy to install up to 110 cameras on power poles by 2018.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Xcel Energy Inc Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.30
Xcel Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 20th, Stock Ratings Network reports.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Minneapolis works with utilities on being green
Minneapolis is negotiating agreements with local electric and natural gas utilities that seek more commitment to clean energy, a year after controversial debates over the city starting its own municipal utility.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Boulder County Business Report
Boulder unveils utility transition plan
BOULDER The city of Boulder released Thursday a plan that includes buying power from Xcel Energy Inc. during the period when the city transitions to creating its own electric utility.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
CV | Lee Samelson: A City-Utility Partnership to meet Minneapolis' energy goals
The City of Minneapolis is currently working to form an innovative, first-in-the-nation city-utility partnership with Xcel Energy and Centerpoint by the end of 2014, as recommended by the Energy Pathways Study that the City Council unanimously adopted in March .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Coal delivery issues causes fuel shortage at Xcel power plant
Xcel Energy 's chief executive officer Ben Fowke wrote in a July 23 letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board that rail carrier BNSF has fallen behind on coal deliveries to the 2,500 MW Sherco plant , according to the La Crosse Tribune.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
BNSF pressured to deliver more coal
With coal supplies dwindling at major power plants, Xcel Energy and other electric utilities are putting increased pressure on BNSF Railway to increase deliveries from western mines.