Xcel Energy Suspends Service DisconnectionsXcel Energy has suspended disconnecting residential customers' electric or natural gas service, due to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Police: Power Outage Affecting Southdale Area Of EdinaEdina police say a power outage is affecting the Southdale area of the city Wednesday morning.
Update: Power Restored After Thousands Affected In EdinaXcel Energy has restored power to its customers in Edina, after thousands lost power for about an hour Sunday afternoon.
Xcel Energy Launches Program For Charging Electric VehiclesA company’s release touts the environmental benefits of the program, claiming that electronic vehicles charged on the system will have one-third of the emissions of a gas vehicle, at a cost of less than $1 per gallon of gas.
Man, 39, Arrested In Connection To Hospital-Wide Oxygen Shutoff At North Memorial HealthDeputies arrested a man they think managed to cut off the oxygen supply at a major Twin Cities hospital late last year.
Xcel Energy Says It Will Ramp Up Staffing Ahead Of The Large Winter StormA company spokesperson wrote that, “strong winds, combined with significant snowfall predicted this week can cause power outage.”
Sheriff: Pilot Rescued After Small-Engine Plane Gets Tangled In Power Lines Near ShakopeeThe pilot of a single-engine plane was not hurt after his aircraft became tangled in power lines Saturday afternoon south of Shakopee.
'I Was In Panic Mode': Phone Scammers Posing As Xcel Energy, Threatening To Cut PowerOn the coldest night of the season, one of the last things you'd want to hear is you're about to lose power -- but that's exactly what some scam artists are calling people about, claiming to be Xcel Energy.
After Princeton's Polar Vortex Outage, Xcel Energy Makes System Upgrades Ahead Of Cold MonthsDuring one of the coldest snaps in recent memory, Xcel Energy made the decision to cut service to the Princeton area to reduce pressure on the rest of the system.
Cold Weather Rule: Energy Companies Urge At-Risk Customers To Set Up PlansEnergy companies are reminding customers in Minnesota about the state’s cold weather rule, which gives them extra protection from being left in the cold during winter months.
Take A Tour Of Solar-Powered Twin Cities HomesIf you ever thought about going solar, this weekend is a perfect time to figure it out.
'It Means The World': Hundreds Give Back During Xcel Energy Day Of Service1,600 volunteers from all over the state of Minnesota came out to give back to their communities Saturday.
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.
What Are They Doing, Exactly? A Look Inside Construction Sites On Busy Minneapolis RoadsMinneapolis Public Works, addressing a common complaint from drivers, showed WCCO a usually inaccessible part of construction sites, to clear up how it works and why people might not actually see any work getting done.
Dozens Of Opportunities To Volunteer During Xcel, WCCO's Day Of ServiceWCCO has partnered with Xcel Energy for the Day of Service, and we're inviting you to take part in a day of volunteering this Saturday.