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  1. Xcel to build 7-story, $42M office in downtown AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Amarillo.com

    Provided art A preliminary rendering shows how the new Xcel Energy headquarters will look at Southeast Seventh Avenue and South Buchanan Street. Karen Smith Welch / Amarillo Globe-News Xcel Energy's new downtown Amarillo office will cover the entire block between Buchanan and Pierce Streets and Southeast Seventh and Southeast Eighth avenues.

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  2. Xcel Planning New Building in Downtown AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | MyHighPlains.com

    Xcel Energy announced today that it will be the major tenant in a new, $42 million downtown office building, the first private large-scale office development in downtown Amarillo since the 1980s. The company will relocate its 300 downtown-based employees to the new building, which will be located on South Buchanan Street, in March 2017.

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  3. Why Minneapolis is the new capital of 'The North'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | POP City

    It's been one year since Pete Kane founded Startup Venture Loft , a coworking hub and business accelerator in Minneapolis' North Loop. Since then, more than 30 early-stage companies have moved into the space.

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  4. SunShare and Mortenson Announce Strategic Agreement to Develop and...Read the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | PRWeb

    SunShare , a rapidly growing community solar company with offices in Minneapolis and Denver, and Mortenson , one of the nation's top construction firms, today announced a strategic relationship to develop and build solar gardens in Minnesota. Mortenson will serve as the full engineering, procurement and construction contractor, while SunShare will develop, finance, own the solar gardens and sign-up energy users for the program.

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  5. Mortenson and SunShare team up on Minnesota 'solar gardens'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    Solar gardens let people buy or lease energy from small solar-power developments. Xcel Energy Inc. is supporting such projects through its Solar Rewards Community Program, which launched late last year.

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  6. FXU, LGLV: Big ETF InflowsRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | MarketNewsVideo

    Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund , which added 6,900,000 units, or a 31.2% increase week over week. Among the largest underlying components of FXU, in morning trading today Scana Corporation is up about 0.8%, and Great Plains Energy is up by about 0.2%.

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  7. Minneapolis council pauses on energy partnership appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A disagreement over which Minneapolis City Council members should help lead the city's new Clean Energy Partnership with two utility companies has slowed progress on one of the most touted council initiatives of the past year. The council approved the deal with Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy in October, agreeing to work together to use more alternative energy sources and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to meet the city's targets.

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  8. Xcel Energy powers up Plainview's Kiser SubstationRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Electric Energy Online

    The Kiser Substation, Xcel Energy's newest addition to its Plainview-area power delivery network, began operation earlier this month, providing a strong boost to electrical facilities powering the Plainview economy. Kiser is the product of a 2010 high-voltage transmission study that identified $106.7 million in improvements for several South Plains counties as part of Xcel Energy's Power for the Plains transmission enhancement initiative.

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  9. Xcel Energy recognized for corporate sustainabilityRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Electric Energy Online

    Xcel Energy has again earned a spot on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America, one of the most recognized benchmarks worldwide for corporate sustainability. "To be included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the eighth year is an honor and validates that Xcel Energy is on the right track," said Ben Fowke, chairman, president and CEO for Xcel Energy.

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  10. City takes ownership of streetlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | BrandonInfo.com

    The City of Brandon is now the proud owner of approximately 850 streetlights that line the town's residential and main thoroughfare streets, taking them over from Sioux Valley Energy.

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  11. Minneapolis now has a road map for port redevelopmentRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | Planning

    Dec. 31 -- The Upper Harbor Terminal in Minneapolis probably is polluted, it's bisected by rail and high-voltage lines that make parcels less attractive, and it will be expensive to redevelop, but the city now has a road map for doing so. The 48-acre industrial site between the Lowry Avenue and Camden bridges represents the most ambitious bridgehead in the city's 15-year-old dream of reshaping its upper riverfront.

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  12. U of M's Old Main project increases to $113MRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Finance and Commerce

    The University of Minnesota's efforts to turn the century-old Old Main Heating Plant at 1180 Main St. SE into a clean source of heat and power is $17 million more expensive than anticipated. University officials said at the Dec. 11 Board of Regents meeting that the project cost jumped from $96 million to $113 million, prompting the board to add $17.1 million in university bonding money to the budget.

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  13. The 'Save Big Money at Menards' Jingle Singer is RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | City Pages

    Last week, we posted everything we were able to track down about the most Midwestern tune ever penned: The Menards Jingle. Your response was overwhelming, like choirs of thousands proudly chanting at the top of their lungs "SAVE BIG MONEY AT MENAAAAARDS!" While we're glad you're as galvanized about the Menards theme as we are, there was one voice in particular we were grateful to hear from.

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  14. Xcel gets 427 solar garden applications in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Xcel Energy said Friday it has received 427 applications from energy developers to build solar gardens in Minnesota since opening the door to such projects a week ago, a much bigger response than anticipated. In a statement, the Minneapolis -based company said the applications propose a total of 420 megawatts of solar output, or the equivalent of sizable power plant.

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  15. Retiring Xcel exec Sparby applies to chair Met CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    Retiring Xcel Energy Minnesota CEO Dave Sparby is one of five candidates vying to become the next chair of the Metropolitan Council. David Sparby , the regional CEO of Xcel Energy ,is one of five people who have applied to become chair of the Metropolitan Council planning and and transportation agency.

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  16. FERC says Boulder needs OK to take transmission lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    Federal regulators have the authority to decide whether the city of Boulder can take over a high-voltage transmission line as part of its condemnation of Xcel Energy's Boulder distribution system, according to a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ruling issued Thursday. Xcel asked FERC to intervene in Boulder's condemnation case as part of a broader strategy of challenging the city's push toward municipalization.

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  17. Federal energy regulators will wade into Boulder-Xcel battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , the agency that oversees interstate movement of electricity, natural gas and oil, said Thursday that its approval is necessary before Boulder can acquire any assets that currently belong to Xcel Energy Inc. Boulder and Xcel have been battling for years over the city's plan to condemn portions of Xcel's electricity grid in and around the city to set up its own municipal utility for its residents. FERC, in a decision announced Thursday, said that in deciding whether Boulder should have Xcel's equipment, it will consider what effect the transfer might have on rates, regulation and other factors.

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  18. FERC: Boulder needs federal OK to condemn Xcel assetsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Boulder County Business Report

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ruled Thursday that the city of Boulder cannot condemn Xcel Energy Inc.'s assets through eminent domain without the commission's approval. The ruling follows a petition filed by Xcel asking FERC to rule that the city of Boulder cannot condemn the transmission facilities it seeks without federal approval.

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  19. Otter Tail Corporation: Diversifying With DiversificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    Otter Tail Corporation is a diversified utility. Its electrical segment supports its dividend payments while its manufacturing and infrastructure segments offer earnings growth potential.

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  20. More residential solar installed in Colorado during 3QRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Boulder County Business Report

    Statewide residential solar installations have increased almost 30 percent during the third quarter compared with the same period a year earlier, according to a report from the Solar Energy Industries Association. More than 16 megawatts of residential solar were installed during the third quarter, up from 12.5 megawatts during the third quarter of last year, according to the report issued this week.

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