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Xcel Energy Approved to Run Two Coal Units on Seasonal Basis
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The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved Xcel Energy’s request to offer two of its coal units into the Midcontinent Independent System Operator market on a seasonal basis. That means the…


Xcel Sets Closure of Minnesota Coal Plants

Xcel Energy on May 20 announced it would close its two remaining coal plants in Minnesota over the next decade, and the utility said it also wants to operate its…


Minnesota Governor Allows Xcel to Bypass Utility Commission Oversight for Major Gas-Fired Plant
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A bill signed by Minnesota's Gov. Mark Dayton (D) on February 28 allows Xcel Energy to build a 786-MW combined cycle gas-fired power plant without approval from state regulators. The…


MPUC Decision Spells End for Two Coal Units at Xcel’s Largest Plant
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The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) voted unanimously to support Xcel Energy’s latest long-range plan, which will transform the company’s energy fleet. Xcel expects to more than double its renewable…


Xcel to Retire Two Units at Its Largest Coal-Fired Plant

Xcel Energy said on Oct. 2 that the company would accelerate its transition from coal power to cleaner energy sources by retiring two units at its Sherburne County Generating Plant…