Minnesota corn growers, who stand to benefit from increased ethanol sales, are helping to clear a barrier to E15 by subsidizing the expensive upgrades to gas pumps so they can dispense higher-ethanol fuel.
Updated: October 29, 2013, - 07:57 AM
Despite rate hikes in each of the past three years, the utility serving 1.2 Minnesota electric customers says it needs to collect more revenue to cover $1 billion a year of investments in Xcel’s system.
Updated: October 25, 2013, - 09:31 AM
A grand jury added witness tampering to 16 other counts against Robert Walker in a clean-coal tech fraud.
Updated: October 24, 2013, - 09:34 PM
Ann Hersey Zelle, a patron of the arts, author of cookbooks and former co-owner of a kitchen store in Minneapolis,...
Updated: October 24, 2013, - 08:19 PM
Xcel Energy's coal-fired Sherco Unit 3 in Becker, Minn., had been offline since 2011 after a catastrophic accident and a 22-month repair effort costing more than $200 million.
Updated: October 21, 2013, - 08:51 PM
Scientists at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory are helping a New York company test its submerged turbines that generate power...
Updated: October 19, 2013, - 02:00 PM
Improvements to its Monticello nuclear power plant cost more than double the original estimate.
Updated: October 19, 2013, - 11:11 AM
Xcel says that the $655 million upgrade to its Monticello nuclear power plant is still a good investment despite costing...
Updated: October 18, 2013, - 05:31 PM
The bottom line improved for many ethanol producers in the last quarter, and industry experts say the outlook is good...
Updated: October 18, 2013, - 11:06 AM