Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

31.59 USD  -0.21 (-0.66%)
Delayed Price  /  Updated: 5:55 PM CDT, Jul 11, 2014  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 32.37
52 Week Low 26.90
Volume 1595223
Bid (Size) 8000
Ask (Size) 2600
Today's Range 31.87 - 31.53
Shares Outstanding 501969728
Dividend Yield 1.16

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Minn. to hire an expert as it studies Monticello cost overruns

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 14 2013 - 9:29 PM

Minnesota regulators are hiring a nuclear expert for their investigation of Xcel Energy Inc.’s massive cost overruns during upgrades to its Monticello nuclear power plant.The state Public...

Boulder votes to keep going with Xcel ouster

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 6 2013 - 11:31 AM

The city of Boulder, Colo., will march forward with its plans to oust Xcel Energy and create a municipal electric company to replace the Minneapolis-based utility.Boulder voters, faced with two...

Xcel Energy seeks a $291 million rate hike

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 5 2013 - 5:44 AM

Xcel Energy asked for its largest-ever Minnesota electric rate hike on Monday but offered ways to soften the pain, including spreading it over two years.The increase of $291 million is slightly more...

Xcel Energy's popular solar rebates won’t be as generous

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 1 2013 - 8:59 AM

The popular Xcel Energy program to subsidize solar panels on Minnesota homes and businesses is slated for major changes next year that may make it less attractive to customers who install such...

More rate hikes on the way for Xcel electric customers

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 25 2013 - 9:31 AM

Minnesotans who get their electricity from Xcel Energy Inc. could be facing four more years of rate increases.Despite rate hikes in each of the past three years, the utility serving 1.2 Minnesota...

Sherco 3, Minnesota's largest power generating unit, is back in full service

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 21 2013 - 8:51 PM

Minnesota’s largest electric generator is back in full service after a catastrophic accident and a 22-month repair effort costing more than $200 million, plant operator Xcel Energy said...

Xcel defends expensive nuclear upgrade

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 19 2013 - 11:11 AM

Xcel Energy Inc. on Friday defended massive cost overruns during the five-year upgrade of its nuclear power plant in Monticello, Minn.The utility completed the $665 million project in July, and...

Xcel wins approval for four Midwest wind farms

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 18 2013 - 5:16 AM

Minnesota utility regulators on Thursday approved Xcel Energy’s plan to add four Upper Midwest wind farms that will boost its wind power capacity in the region by 42 percent.The decision by the...

Prairie Island nuclear plant repair goes on despite NRC partial shutdown

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 15 2013 - 9:09 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. said Tuesday that a major overhaul of its Prairie Island nuclear power plant in Red Wing, Minn., is moving forward without interruption despite the partial shutdown of the federal...

Xcel Energy opens way for solar gardens

ARTICLE Updated: Oct 1 2013 - 5:13 AM

Xcel Energy said Monday that it intends to double the amount of solar power on its Minnesota system by giving customers the option of purchasing part of a central solar-generating array — a...

Xcel’s Sherco generator is repaired, ready soon

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 4 2013 - 9:31 PM

Xcel Energy said Wednesday it has completed repairs to its giant Sherco unit 3 coal-fired generator, which has been offline since a catastrophic accident in November 2011.The 900-megawatt unit in...

Local company news roundup

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 29 2013 - 10:24 AM

REGULATIONThe U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission affirmed its preliminary finding that Xcel Energy Inc.’s Monticello, Minn., nuclear power plant was unprepared to quickly build dikes against...

Large coal power plants getting life extensions

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 14 2013 - 10:22 AM

By David Shaffer  • dshaffer@startribune.comBIG STONE CITY, S.D. – The nation’s big coal-burning power plants are not ready to become dinosaurs.Utilities are making substantial investments to keep...

Xcel, seeing a good deal, adds even more wind power

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 14 2013 - 5:43 AM

Xcel Energy said Tuesday it will purchase another wind farm being developed in North Dakota, the fourth wind power project the Minneapolis-based utility has announced in the past month.The company...

Upgrading older coal power plants

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 13 2013 - 7:59 PM

It’s expensive to upgrade coal-burning power plants to control smokestack emissions of mercury and other pollutants. The new technology doesn’t reduce greenhouse...

Xcel Energy says rates will go up 3.8 percent overall

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 9 2013 - 8:57 PM

The scaled-back electric rate increase for Minnesota Xcel Energy customers is 3.8 percent, the company said late Friday.Minnesota utility regulators approved the new rate Thursday, but the amount and...

PUC slashes Xcel rate hike, votes to probe reactor upgrade

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 8 2013 - 11:32 PM

Utility regulators on Thursday pledged to investigate massive cost overruns at Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear plant and slashed the utility’s rate increase request for its 1.2 million...

PUC deliberates Xcel rate request

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 8 2013 - 12:09 PM

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today is deliberating a rate hike sought by Xcel Energy Inc. and could deliver a decision as soon as this afternoon that affects the finances of 1.2...

PUC could rule on Xcel rate hike request Thursday

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 6 2013 - 8:41 PM

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) heard final arguments from Xcel Energy and other interests Tuesday over the utility’s request to increase rates for its 1.2 million electric customers...

Xcel Energy’s Monticello reactor back at full power

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 6 2013 - 11:18 AM

Xcel Energy Inc. said Monday that its refurbished Monticello nuclear reactor is again running at full power, just as state regulators begin considering how much the utility will be able to raise...

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