Minneapolis, Xcel Energy Team Up To Go Solar At Parade Ice GardenOfficials from the city of Minneapolis unveiled their latest eco-friendly project on Thursday.
Xcel: Storms Knock Out Power To 30K CustomersXcel Energy crews have restored power to nearly all of the utility's customers in Minnesota and Wisconsin who lost electricity after a line of thunderstorms moved through.
15,000 People Still Without Power Due To StormsHeavy storms hit southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin beginning Friday afternoon. Though the storms initially left 30,000 without power, Xcel says crews have restored power to 15,000 customers.
Over 5,600 Without Power In Twin CitiesXcel Energy is reporting nearly 61 power outages Thursday morning. The outages are affecting over 4,100 customers, spanning from as far north as Brooklyn Park and as far south as Faribault.
Xcel Energy: About 6K Without Power In West MetroMore than 6,000 people in the Twin Cities are without power Monday morning. Xcel Energy says high winds have knocked out power to areas in western Hennepin County and eastern Wright County.
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Raptor Resource Project Bands Falcon Hatchlings At Xcel PlantFor more than 25 years, Peregrine falcons have hung out at the Xcel Energy power plant in Oak Park Heights. The falcons like the height of the Allen S. King Plant and its location near the St. Croix River so they can skydive for prey.
Xcel Working To Prevent Power Outages In N.D.Xcel Energy says it's working to prevent power outages that have affected Fargo in recent weeks. Xcel's North Dakota manager Mark Nisbet told the Public Service Commission on Thursday that the company is stepping up efforts to replace power lines and trim trees to keep branches from affecting lines.
Man Sentenced For Killing Pediatric Cancer Nurse In DWI CrashA 22-year-old Inver Grove Heights man was sentenced Friday for the death of a Roseville woman last fall. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Nicholas Anthony Indehar pleaded guilty to one count of criminal vehicular homicide.
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Xcel Agrees To Take Corrective Measures At Monticello PlantThe Nuclear Regulatory Commission says Xcel Energy has agreed to take corrective measures to address the improper testing of welds on six spent fuel canisters at the Monticello nuclear plant.
Xcel Energy Uses Helicopter To Add Bird Diverters To Upgraded Power LinesResidents of Northeast Minneapolis shouldn't be alarmed if they notice helicopters in the sky Tuesday morning. Xcel Energy is completing the upgrade to its transmission lines by installing bird diverters and new airline marker balls Tuesday.