Xcel Energy Seeks To Hike Electricity Rates By About 20%The rate hike would generate about $677 million over the three years with a big portion directed to building out transmission lines to connect to renewable power sources.
Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule Takes Effect Oct. 1Xcel Energy announced that the Minnesota Cold Weather Rule will be taking effect Friday.
'It's Gonna Be A Big Bill': Natural Gas Prices Up 80% Since Last SeptemberNatural gas prices increased by 80% since last September. In Minnesota, two out of three households heat with natural gas.
How Minnesota's Power Grid Handles The HeatWe've had the hottest start to June on record. With more AC cranking days on the way, we wondered how our power grid is handling the heat.
Grid Congestion Caps Rooftop Solar Ambitions In NorthfieldThe explosive growth of community solar projects to meet demand from Twin Cities customers is curtailing clean energy options in a southern Minnesota college town.
Where Does Minnesota's Power Come From?Minnesota's biggest electric utilities - Xcel Energy and Minnesota Power - have pledged to go carbon-free by 2050.
How To Avoid Frozen Pipes During Record-Setting Cold WeekendArctic-like temperatures put stress on both homes and people who have to work outside.
Crash On Highway 7 Knocks Out Power In The West MetroHundreds were without power and a highway was closed Thursday morning following a crash in the west metro.
Xcel's Prairie Island Nuclear Plant Partnering With Research Lab To Produce HydrogenWater is made out of three atoms: one oxygen and two hydrogen. The proposed project would use Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Station's steam and electricity to split water and separate the hydrogen.
Xcel Energy: Power Restored After Thousands Affected Near U of M CampusPower has been restored to thousands of customers Wednesday night after an outage near the University of Minnesota campus.
Hundreds Get Rare View Of The Iconic Mississippi River While Levels Are Lowered For InspectionsHundreds of people have gotten a unique look at the Mississippi River the last few days. It's an opportunity that hasn't happened in over a decade.