Voters in Tuesday’s election overwhelmingly reaffirmed the Colorado city’s effort to create a municipal electric utility to replace Xcel Energy.
Updated: November 06, 2013, - 11:31 AM
But the deal with Green Plains Renewable Energy means that one of Minnesota’s largest ethanol plants could be reopened.
Updated: November 05, 2013, - 08:31 PM
Xcel Energy's 1.2 million Minnesota customers would see a 4.6 percent interim hike next January, followed by a 5.6 percent hike in January 2015 under a proposal submitted to the state Public Utilities Commission.
Updated: November 05, 2013, - 05:44 AM
Enbridge Energy told regulators that workers would watch for whooping cranes while building a new pipeline from North Dakota to Wisconsin.
Updated: November 01, 2013, - 08:14 PM
With a new law taking effect, the utility will be reconfiguring the program that reimburses customers who install the panels.
Updated: November 01, 2013, - 08:59 AM
State regulators order the electric utility to continue supporting Minnesota's small-but-growing solar industry.
Updated: October 31, 2013, - 05:46 PM
Leaders celebrated at a Minneapolis gas station that’s the first in the state to offer the 15 percent ethanol blend.
Updated: October 30, 2013, - 08:56 PM
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