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Dayton signs law allowing Xcel to build natural gas-fired plant in Becker

February 28, 2017 / Minneapolis Star Tribune By Mike Hughlett   Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill Tuesday allowing Xcel Energy to build a large natural gas-fired power plant in Sherburne County, without having to go the traditional route of gaining approval from Minnesota utilities regulators. Minneapolis-based Xcel, the state’s largest electricity provider, wants to…

Changes to Minnesota power plant bill ease some opponents’ concerns

February 16, 2017 / Midwest Energy News By Frank Jossi Two of the leading voices in the debate over legislation involving a proposed natural gas plant northwest of Minneapolis no longer actively oppose the bill. The Citizens Utility Board of Minnesota has dropped opposition to a bill to allow Xcel Energy to construct a $1 billion,…

Capitol Report: Natural Gas Plant

February 3, 2017 / Capitol Report Reporter Shannon Loehrke quotes CUB’s Annie Levenson-Falk in an interview with Senator Andrew Mathews about his proposal to legislate a new power plant. No related posts.