House By House, Heat Restored To Princeton ResidentsXcel Energy's natural gas service wasn't working for 152 homes in Princeton because of the extreme cold.
Minnesota Weather: Xcel Asks Gas Customers To Lower Thermostats To 63Xcel Energy says residents’ cooperation is critical to prevent widespread natural gas outages. The company also suggests using electric space heaters.
Extreme Cold Straining Xcel Energy’s Natural Gas System, Residents Urged To Turn Down ThermostatXcel Energy is advising residents in parts of central Minnesota north of the metro to turn down their thermostats and reduce their natural gas use.
'It Is Getting Cold, Fast': Thousands In Twin Cities Lost Power In Dangerous ColdThousands of Minnesotans are enduring the coldest night in a generation without power. As of 9 p.m. Tuesday, more than 6,500 people are still impacted by the outage in the Twin Cities metro area.
Google Looking To Build $600M Data Center In BeckerGoogle is looking into building a $600 million data center in central Minnesota that would be powered by two wind farms.
Xcel Energy Commits To Eliminating All Carbon EmissionsHow long will the scientific debate over the causes of global climate change persist? Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy says it has heard enough and it is clearly time to act. The utility which provides electricity to customers of eight Midwestern and Western states is taking a leading role in reducing carbon emissions.
Xcel Reminds Customers Of Heating Help Program As Cold Weather Descends On MinnesotaAs snow began falling in Minnesota this week, Xcel Energy is reminding residents that there are resources available for those who need help paying their heating bill this winter.
Minneapolis Receives LED Streetlight OverhaulAn LED upgrade of more than 24,000 streetlights began in Minneapolis last week, and the city is expected to save over $150,000 annually with the change.
Xcel To Deliver One-Time Bill Credits After Last Year's Federal Tax ActXcel plans to deliver the refunds by the end of the year.
Expanded 'Move-Over' Law Takes Effect WednesdayStarting Wednesday, a new law kicks strengthening the current law, expanding it from four-lane to two-lane roads.
Xcel Plans New 300-Megawatt Wind Farm In S.D.The Dakota Range wind project is expected to encompass up to 72 turbines across about 44,500 acres.
Update: Power Restored After Thousands Affected In St. PaulAt the peak of the outage, more than 5,600 customers were impacted, according to Xcel Energy.
Stone Arch Bridge To Close Thursday, FridayCity strollers and cyclists in downtown Minneapolis will have to stay off the Stone Arch Bridge later this week as it will be closed for maintenance of nearby power lines.
Anticipating Weekend Snow, Xcel Energy Increases Staff & Offers TipsAs a major storm heads towards Minnesota with the possibility of causing power outages, Xcel Energy is increasing employees for the weekend and is offering tips to stay safe.
Heating Bill Heads Up: Cold Weather Rule Expires This WeekendXcel Energy is reminding customers that the cold weather rule ends this weekend, meaning that households could be cut off from heating if no plans are made to pay energy bills.