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Xcel Energy working on Integrated Resource Plan

October 17, 2019 Mankato, Minnesota (KEYC) Holly Bernstein Xcel Energy is currently working on an Integrated Resource Plan, which determines how it will provide electricity to its customers for the next 15 years. For consumers, the plan maps out the source of their home electricity and how much energy comes from coal, gas, wind and solar power….

Minnesota shuts down oil, manufacturing groups’ attempt to derail Xcel EV pilot

October 14, 2019 Utility Drive Catherine Morehouse Minnesota regulators on Monday stamped out manufacturing and petroleum groups’ attempt to reverse approval of Xcel Energy’s $25 million electric vehicle pilot program. The state’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved the program in July, and five large industrial groups, including oil groups Marathon Petroleum and Flint Hills Resources,…

Minnesota rejects Xcel’s 720 MW Mankato gas plant purchase over stranded asset concerns

October 1, 2019 Utility Drive Catherine Morehouse Minnesota regulators on Friday unanimously rejected Xcel Minnesota’s proposal to purchase a 720 MW natural gas plant, citing concerns the plant could close early and leave customers with hundreds of millions of dollars in stranded asset costs. But the decision will not impact the utility’s ability to operate the plant…

Minn. regulators reject Xcel’s purchase of Mankato natural gas plant

September 27, 2019 / MPR News By Elizabeth Dunbar                                             The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday rejected Xcel Energy’s purchase of a natural gas power plant in Mankato, Minnesota, saying it wasn’t in…

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