Xcel Energy Inc. is sending crews from Minnesota and other parts of its service area to the East Coast to help restore power in the wake of superstorm Sandy.
For most businesses, supply and demand rules the day. But utilities like Xcel Energy encourage their customers to conserve. Then when energy use is down, they ask the Public Utilities Commission for a rate increase.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Prairie Island Indian Community have agreed to cooperate on some issues as the agency considers the fate of spent nuclear fuel at Xcel Energy’s nuclear plant in Red Wing.
Xcel Energy Inc. says it will cost as much as $200 million to repair the damage from a catastrophic turbine failure at Minnesota’s largest power plant last November.
Operators are ramping up power at the Monticello nuclear plant following an automatic shutdown earlier this week.
Utility officials say they’re investigating an automatic shutdown of Minnesota’s nuclear plant at Monticello.
Xcel Energy is warning its customers of a phone scam that targets Spanish-speaking customers and tricks them into buying a pre-pay credit card and, in a sense, handing it over to the scammers.
Xcel Energy has restored power to customers in downtown Minneapolis, after nearly one-third of them lost power for about an hour and a half Tuesday morning.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will hold a public meeting with representatives of Xcel Energy on Tuesday to discuss the agency’s annual safety assessment for the Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant.
Xcel Energy is warning its customers of a seemingly national scam that claims President Barack Obama will pay your utility bills.
Xcel Energy will do a visual inspection of electric transmission lines by helicopter in Minnesota and eastern North and South Dakota starting Monday, July 9.
The heat is putting stress on the power grid, but Xcel Energy says it’s ready.
Xcel Energy crews from Minnesota and Wisconsin are lending a hand in Ohio where about 445,000 customers are without power because of weekend storms.
Some Minnesotans are still without power after Sunday night’s storms knocked it out for about 30,000 people.
Xcel Energy is asking state regulators to increase its electric and gas rates in Wisconsin next year.