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Minnesota Power proposes 10.5% rate increase
November 1, 2019 Minnesota Star Tribune Brooks Johnson The average residential bill would increase by $11. DULUTH – Minnesota Power is asking state regulators for a 10.5% rate increase that would raise the average residential bill by more than $11 a month and small business power bills by $30 a month. The Duluth-based utility told the…
Xcel Energy seeks 3-year rate increase totaling 15.2%
November 1, 2019 Minnesota Star Tribune Mike Hughlett The utility’s proposal, which will be scrutinized by regulators, would cost its electricity customers an average of about $110 more per year by 2020. Xcel Energy wants Minnesotans to pay more for power. The utility’s rates would climb 15.2% over three years under a plan submitted to…
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….
Citizens Utility Board to host Mankato event about Xcel’s proposed Integrated Resource Plan
October 15, 2019 Mankato, Minnesota (KEYC) Jake Rinehart MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will host a public session regarding Xcel Energy’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 005 at the School Sisters of Notre Dame, located at 170 Good Counsel Drive in Mankato, on Thursday, Oct. 17….
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,…