Loggers' Group Files Lawsuit To Block Closure Of Biomass PlantThe Associated Contract Loggers and Truckers of Minnesota have sued to block closure of a biomass power plant in Benson.
Xcel Energy Plans To Open Wind Farm In South DakotaXcel is already the nation's top utility wind provider, a ranking it's held for more than a decade.
Eclipse Won't Affect Operations, Xcel Energy SaysXcel says it is planning for Monday's solar eclipse the same way it does for a storm or cloud cover.
Overnight Storms Leave More Than 23K Without PowerStorms bringing intense winds and heavy rains left more than 23,000 customers without power in central and southern Minnesota.
More Than 5,000 Still Without Power In Minn., Wis.More than 9,000 customers are still without power in Minnesota and Wisconsin following Sunday's severe storm, according to Xcel Energy.
Report: Minn. Regulators Approve Big Rate Hike For Xcel EnergyMinnesota regulators have approved a big rate hike for Xcel Energy, totaling nearly a quarter of a billion dollars over four years.
Light Rail Trains Will Be Powered By Wind On Earth DayMetro Transit's Blue and Green lines are going green for Earth Day.
Xcel Announces New Wind Farms In Minnesota, DakotasXcel Energy unveiled a new phase of wind power construction Thursday that includes a huge wind farm in South Dakota and two others in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Amid Strong Winds, Thousands Without Power In The Twin CitiesThousands of people are without power in the Twin Cities metro Wednesday morning as gusts up to 60 mph lashed southern Minnesota over the last 24 hours, damaging power lines.
Minnesota Senate Approves Natural Gas Power Plant In BeckerThe Minnesota Legislature is moving to side-step utility regulators by approving a new Xcel Energy power plant in central Minnesota.
Xcel, Other US Utilities Seek Solar As Trump Sides With Coal, Fossil FuelsThe plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels.
Senate Committee Gives Go-Ahead For Gas Power Plant In BeckerA Minnesota Senate committee on Thursday approved a go-ahead for Xcel Energy to build a huge natural gas power plant north of the Twin Cities metro in Becker.

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