Monticello Nuclear Plant Upgrade Costs DoubleXcel Energy says the costs of upgrading its Monticello nuclear plant have doubled to $640 million. The utility revealed the cost in a filing Wednesday with the state Public Utilities Commission, after previously saying the figure was a trade secret.
Monticello Nuclear Plant Automatically Shuts DownOperators of the Monticello nuclear power plant are investigating what caused a transformer to lock out, prompting the plant to automatically shut down.

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