Rail tank cars, trucks and more storage are part of the plan after a major pipeline is shut off.
Updated: December 07, 2013, - 05:14 PM
The proposed route of a northern Minnesota crude oil pipeline would cross mineral leases being explored for copper and nickel.
Updated: December 06, 2013, - 08:25 PM
After getting 11,400 comments from the public, state regulators directed Xcel to examine shutting down 1970s-era coal burners.
Updated: December 06, 2013, - 05:57 AM
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 05, 2013, - 03:41 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