U.S. inspectors last year cited Xcel Energy for inadequate catastrophic flood planning. Now, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission wants to know why.
Updated: April 01, 2014, - 09:07 AM
Xcel Energy shut down its recently upgraded Monticello Nuclear Power Plant over the weekend, saying it needed to repair a heat exchanger in the reactor coolant system.
Updated: March 31, 2014, - 09:29 PM
State lawmakers push for improved grade crossings and more track inspection. But new pipeline rules were dropped.
Updated: March 28, 2014, - 10:04 PM
Travel from Seattle and Portland to St. Paul will take about 3 hours longer, and the trips out west will last an additional 90 minutes.
Updated: March 27, 2014, - 09:25 PM
The Public Utilities Commission asked energy companies to propose power projects. Now it must decide between solar panels and natural-gas-burning...
Updated: March 25, 2014, - 09:22 PM
The Duluth-based utility questions the datapoint cited by the environmental group.
Updated: March 25, 2014, - 09:25 AM
Oil trains get some of the blame, but hard winter slowed everything.
Updated: March 21, 2014, - 11:49 PM
The company plans to invest $300 million in power generation and product development.
Updated: March 19, 2014, - 08:08 AM
Measures call for more training and inspectors, better crossings.
Updated: March 18, 2014, - 08:48 PM