Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

31.54 USD  -0.16 (-0.50%)
Delayed Price  /  Updated: 5:55 PM CDT, Jul 23, 2014  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 32.37
52 Week Low 26.90
Volume 1294226
Bid (Size) 5100
Ask (Size) 3200
Today's Range 31.76 - 31.51
Shares Outstanding 501969728
Dividend Yield 1.16

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Xcel wants more Minnesota rate hikes, partly for nuclear costs

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 1 2013 - 9:57 PM

Xcel Energy Inc.’s electric customers in Minnesota could face two or three more years of rate increases, the utility said Thursday.As the power company awaits regulators’ decision on a pending rate...

Xcel CEO doubts Minneapolis will set up city power company

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 1 2013 - 5:26 PM

The top executive of Xcel Energy said Thursday he doesn’t believe the city of Minneapolis will kick out the company in favor of a municipal utility.In remarks to investment analysts, Xcel CEO...

Schafer: Memo to Xcel: Try less outrage, more savvy

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 31 2013 - 11:14 PM

Most CEOs mask their anger in public, a skill that helps them get the top job in the first place.Not Xcel Energy’s Ben Fowke.This CEO of a Fortune 500 company arrived mad at a meeting with Star...

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 29 2013 - 9:46 AM

Chief executives across Minnesota rushed to convert their stock options into cash and stock last year, riding a bull market that jumped more than 16 percent in 2012.Among the findings within the Star...

Xcel Energy weighs exit from Minneapolis under municipal utility

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 26 2013 - 6:28 AM

If the city of Minneapolis forms a municipal electric utility, it stands to lose one of its biggest downtown employers: Xcel Energy.Xcel CEO Ben Fowke said in an interview Thursday that the utility...

Biomass burner Koda Energy invests in safer technology

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 19 2013 - 8:47 PM

Koda Energy, whose combined heat-and-power plant in Shakopee shut down after an explosion and fire in April, says it will invest $6.8 million to replace two damaged biomass-storage silos with a new...

First community solar projects getting launched

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 19 2013 - 2:27 PM

Solar gardens are sprouting in Minnesota.These innovative solar power projects allow electric customers to invest in a large array off their property and own a share of the output, which gets...

Xcel: Monticello nuke plant cost estimates doubled -- to $640M

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 17 2013 - 10:03 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. on Wednesday lifted the secrecy about cost overruns at its Monticello nuclear power plant, revealing that recently completed upgrades are estimated to cost twice as much as...

Xcel to boost its wind power in Upper Midwest by 33 percent

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 16 2013 - 9:26 PM

Xcel Energy on Tuesday announced its single largest increase in wind generation in the Upper Midwest, saying it will add three large wind farms in Minnesota and North Dakota.The additional 600...

Power restored for 19,000 who lost power in Twin Cities

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 16 2013 - 4:46 PM

The power is back on for 19,000 Twin Cities residents after an outage hit some neighborhoods Tuesday afternoon.As temperatures soared into the low 90s, neighborhoods in south Minneapolis, along...

Monticello nuclear plant repairs surge

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 15 2013 - 10:49 AM

MONTICELLO, Minn. – A major upgrade to Minnesota’s oldest nuclear power plant is finally finished — and way over budget.Xcel Energy expects to restart its Monticello Nuclear Power...

Xcel moves to 'translate' military work to civilian jobs

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 10 2013 - 9:16 PM

WASHINGTON – Private employers and armed forces members need to bridge a gap between military and civilian job descriptions to boost veterans’ employment, Xcel Energy Inc. CEO Ben Fowke told a...

Law judge says Xcel rate hike should be cut

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 8 2013 - 9:14 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. should get significantly less than the record increase it is seeking for Minnesota electric rates, a state administrative law judge said in a nonbinding but influential...

Xcel Energy says it will keep running its two Sherco coal-fired generators

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 2 2013 - 11:06 AM

The first two coal burners in Xcel Energy’s big Sherburne County plant are more than 30 years old and a target for environmentalists.But they aren’t ready for retirement yet, the utility...

After the storms, Twin Cities clear a path, brainstorm for future

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 25 2013 - 10:40 AM

While neighbors gathered Monday to mourn the loss of hundreds of trees being cleared by crews, Mayor R.T. Rybak said he wants to consider a number of preventive measures that could soften the blow of...

Xcel Energy still making big investments in nuclear power

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 16 2013 - 2:08 PM

As some U.S. utilities are abandoning old nuclear power plants, Xcel Energy says it’s investing $1.8 billion to extend the life of its 40-year-old Minnesota reactors.At the company’s...

Feds fault Monticello nuclear power plant's flood planning

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 11 2013 - 10:30 PM

Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant on the bank of the Mississippi River has long been unprepared for worst-case flooding, federal regulators said Tuesday in a finding they classified...

Xcel Energy seeks a rate hike in Wisconsin

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 3 2013 - 7:48 PM

Xcel Energy is seeking a 6.1 percent increase in rates for its Wisconsin electric customers, including those in Hudson, Eau Claire and La Crosse.The request, announced Friday, would be Xcel’s...

Xcel Energy won't join legal battle over park pollution

ARTICLE Updated: May 29 2013 - 7:46 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. must remain on the sidelines of a legal battle that could decide whether the utility’s coal-burning power plant in Becker, Minn., must cut emissions to reduce haze over...

New Minnesota solar mandate law will give power companies a jolt

ARTICLE Updated: May 28 2013 - 10:14 AM

Minnesota’s solar industry is getting a jolt of energy.It doesn’t sound like much — a requirement that major utilities generate 1.5 percent of their power from the sun by 2020....

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