Xcel Energy Sells Mankato Plant To Southwest GenerationXcel Energy says it will sell its natural gas-fired power plant in southern Minnesota to Southwest Generation for $680 million and use the funds, in part, to support COVID-19 recovery efforts.
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.