Minnesota lawmakers back bill to help Xcel recover nuclear plant investments

March 28, 2018 /
The Energy Daily

By John Beattie

Despite opposition from ratepayer advocates, green groups and the state’s main business group, Minnesota lawmakers advanced legislation Tuesday that would give Xcel Energy an easier process to bill ratepayers for the costs of future investments in its two in-state nuclear plants, including $1 billion the company estimates it will need to spend to keep the Prairie Island plant running until its license expires in 2034.

Author: Ben Bratrud

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