The Minneapolis-based utility joins other major power companies in seeking to create a subsidiary that could develop power line projects serving areas beyond its eight-state customer region.
Updated: December 04, 2013, - 09:25 PM
The state Commerce Department, which analyzes utility rates on behalf of consumers, recommended a $21 million reduction in the $44 million rate increase requested by CenterPoint Energy.
Updated: November 26, 2013, - 09:07 PM
State regulators delayed a procedural decision on Xcel Energy’s long-range plans to give people a chance to weigh in — but briefly.
Updated: November 26, 2013, - 08:55 AM
As the EPA proposes to cut the ethanol mandate, market conditions are favorable for making even more of the fuel. Exports may be an answer.
Updated: November 23, 2013, - 08:07 PM
The former national security adviser – and current adviser to the oil industry – says pipelines that bring oil from...
Updated: November 23, 2013, - 02:00 PM
A start-up company that is expanding in Minnesota has developed data tools to help the solar industry assess which rooftops are suitable for solar panels.
Updated: November 19, 2013, - 04:50 PM
Utility regulators plan to hire a nuclear engineer to review Xcel Energy’s spending on upgrades to its Monticello nuclear plant.
Updated: November 14, 2013, - 09:29 PM
The interim increase for Minnesota Energy Resources will hit Jan. 1 while regulators review a permanent jump.
Updated: November 14, 2013, - 08:59 PM
For now, no changes are planned in Minnesota operations by new general partner Western Refining.
Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:20 PM