Large solar arrays are likely to sprout in Minnesota after lawmakers required Xcel and other big utilities to get 1.5% of their power from the sun by 2020.
Updated: May 28, 2013, - 10:14 AM
Xcel Energy chairman and CEO Ben Fowke discusses the company's position on adopting solar energy and other renewable resources.
Updated: May 27, 2013, - 06:30 AM
In the face of regulatory challenges in Minnesota, Xcel Energy Inc. on Wednesday assigned a veteran executive to run its...
Updated: May 23, 2013, - 05:49 AM
Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, Minnesota motorists are paying the highest prices ever for gasoline.The rapid run-up in prices...
Updated: May 21, 2013, - 09:26 AM
After a drought, record-high corn prices and plant shutdowns, ethanol producers say 2013 has to be better.
Updated: May 19, 2013, - 10:23 PM
An Iowa utility owned by Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway plans to add 656 wind turbines by the end of 2015.
Updated: May 11, 2013, - 06:57 AM
The bill is less ambitious than a House measure passed Tuesday. Now, a conference committee must look for a compromise.
Updated: May 10, 2013, - 08:52 PM
The utility’s interest rate for three-year bonds: 0.75 percent.
Updated: May 10, 2013, - 05:52 AM
The Minnesota House signed off on mandates for utilities. Now the battle shifts to a Senate vote on Friday.
Updated: May 08, 2013, - 08:56 PM