The Boulder County Business Report
Boulder files to avert Xcel obligation
Attorneys for the city of Boulder on Friday filed a petition with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission related to the possible creation of a local electric utility.
Friday May 17
Xcel Energy Proposes Power Plants In Southeast ND
Xcel Energy is proposing two natural gas-fired power plants in southeastern North Dakota to help meet electricity needs during times of peak demand in the upper Midwest in coming years.
Thu May 16, 2013
Xcel Energy to begin replacing gas pipeline in St. Paul, Roseville
Power utility Xcel Energy Inc., which provides natural gas to parts of the eastern metro area, is starting a four-year, $69 million replacement of post-World War II gas pipelines.
Mon May 13, 2013
Neiman Marcus building sold to United Properties
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New Market Study Published: Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Xcel Energy Inc. is a US-based energy utility. It carries out the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas besides offering related energy services.
Sat May 11, 2013
From blight to boom: The 400 block of Nicollet Mall to be transformed
Once the home of Powers Department Store, and then mostly surface parking, the block will become the home of luxury apartments and a corporate campus.
Fri May 10, 2013
Planned power line work along I-29 delayed until Monday
Xcel Energy says a technical issue forced crews to postpone planned powerline work on Interstate 29 near the Tea exit.
Electric Energy Online
Xcel Energy Announces Debt Financing
Xcel Energy Inc. announced that it closed an offering of $450.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 0.75% senior unsecured notes due May 9, 2016 .
Thu May 09, 2013
Xcel Energy gains from ultra-low corporate bond rates
The Minneapolis -based electric and gas utility on Thursday issued $450 million in three-year bonds with an interest rate of just 0.75 percent, the lowest on record for the company's borrowings, according to Bloomberg data.
Space150 lands Xcel Energy account
Minneapolis-based space150 will provide brand strategy, user-experience, content strategy, creative design and engineering for Xcel's website, as well as its mobile and media platforms.
Xcel Energy Teams-up with NCAR for Renewable Energy Forecasts
Xcel Energy is working with the National Center for Atmospheric Research for sophisticated renewable energy forecasting.
Wed May 08, 2013
Valley News Live
NCAR and Xcel extend partnership
Xcel Energy hopes it can save its customers money with the help of more extensive weather forecasting from the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder.
Tue May 07, 2013
Minnesota House passes bill that would require 4% solar power
The state House passed a bill Tuesday to require investor-owned utilities to get 4 percent of their power from solar by 2025.
Fitch Rates Xcel Energy's $450MM Sr. Unsecured Notes 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable
The Rating Outlook is Stable. The new notes will rank pari passu with XEL's existing senior unsecured obligations.
NCAR Powers Up Renewable Energy Forecasts
The National Center for Atmospheric Research , building on a pioneering wind energy forecasting system that saved millions of dollars for Xcel Energy customers in eight states, has entered into a new agreement with the utility for even more sophisticated weather forecasts.
Fri May 03, 2013
Restart of Koda Energy power plant uncertain
A still-smoldering fire at the Koda Energy biomass burner was under investigation Friday and should be out by Saturday.
Xcel Energy PT Raised to $32.50 at Jefferies Group
The firm currently has a "hold" rating on the stock. Shares of Xcel Energy traded down 0.51% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $31.19. Xcel Energy has a 52 week low of $25.84 and a 52 week high of $31.13. The stock's 50-day moving average is currently $29.64. The company has a market cap of $15.230 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.95. Xcel ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Xcel Energy Earnings Call Nuggets: O&M Growth Rates, Return On Equity
Xcel Energy recently reported its first quarter earnings and discussed the following topics in its earnings conference call.
Court dismisses lawsuits in plant deaths
The Colorado Court of Appeals has dismissed lawsuits against three companies tied to the deaths of five workers at a Colorado power plant in 2007.
Xcel Energy has big jump in profits in first quarter
Rate hikes in five of the eight states the utility serves, and colder winter temperatures helped boost earnings in the most recent quarter.