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
Xcel is eager to complete the projects to meet deadlines to receive federal tax credits.
Updated: October 18, 2013, - 05:16 AM
A federal judge is asking pointed questions about the legality of a Minnesota statute that has been challenged by...
Updated: October 17, 2013, - 09:19 PM
The Red Wing plant’s $280 million steam generator replacement is continuing despite the partial shutdown of the NRC, which oversees...
Updated: October 15, 2013, - 09:09 PM
Three producers see advantages in making another kind of alcohol that can be sold as a higher-value chemical as well...
Updated: October 14, 2013, - 01:20 PM