Security Workers Return To Job At Xcel Nuclear Plant After Labor DisputeSecurity services at Xcel Energy's Monticello nuclear plant will soon return to normal after a weeklong labor dispute between a sub-contractor and about 30 shift leaders. Over the dispute period, replacement workers had been providing security.
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.