Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

33.96 USD  +0.05 (+0.15%)
Delayed Price  /  Updated: 5:55 PM CDT, May 1, 2015  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 38.345
52 Week Low 29.60
Volume 3403764
Bid (Size) 100
Ask (Size) 500
Today's Range 34.08 - 33.56
Shares Outstanding 506659988
Dividend Yield 1.20

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Xcel Energy agrees to buy N.D. wind farm project

ARTICLE Updated: May 1 2015 - 9:51 AM

Xcel Energy Inc. is buying another large wind farm.The nation’s most windpower-reliant utility said it will invest $300 million to purchase and complete a North Dakota wind farm under...

Political divide emerges over Minnesota energy policy

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 9 2015 - 9:07 PM

State Rep. Pat Garofalo says he’s not trying to undo decades of progress on energy conservation and renewable energy in Minnesota.That’s been the reaction from clean-energy interests to...

Xcel Energy CEO Benjamin Fowke made $7.3 million in 2014

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 7 2015 - 9:33 PM

CEO Pay Watch Xcel Energy Inc.Benjamin Fowke III, chairman, president and CEOTotal compensation: $7,315,660 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,200,000Non-equity incentive pay: $1,512,236Other...

Xcel says two-year rate hike in Minnesota will be 6.1 percent

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 31 2015 - 5:39 AM

Xcel Energy said Monday that it expects to raise its Minnesota electric rates by 6.1 percent, or $168 million, under a two-year rate hike approved last week by state regulators.Although the increase...

Regulators put off decision on Xcel Energy's request for size limits on solar gardens

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 11 2015 - 9:15 PM

Minnesota utility regulators have decided not to further limit the size of community solar gardens — at least for now.Xcel Energy Inc., which is rolling out the customer-driven solar power program,...

Regulators say Xcel can't profit from cost overruns at Monticello nuclear plant

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 6 2015 - 11:02 PM

Xcel Energy ratepayers and investors will share the financial pain of more than $400 million in cost overruns on a five-year upgrade of Xcel’s nuclear power plant in Monticello, Minn.The...

Xcel asks for changes in solar garden rules

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 5 2015 - 9:54 PM

Worried about the potential size and cost of large community solar gardens, Xcel Energy Inc. is asking state regulators to change rules even before the first project is built.Solar industry officials...

Xcel Energy says proposed giant solar gardens don't look like 'community' projects

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 10 2015 - 11:09 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. warned state regulators Tuesday that a state-mandated solar garden program is encouraging large-scale projects that benefit commercial-industrial customers, but could sock all...

Investigation: Xcel failures led to reactor cost overruns

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 3 2015 - 10:37 AM

Xcel Energy repeatedly mismanaged a major upgrade to its Monticello, Minn., nuclear power plant, and deserves blame for $402 million in cost overruns that more than doubled the final price tag,...

Xcel defends handling of Monticello nuclear plant upgrade

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 3 2015 - 12:31 AM

Top executives of Xcel Energy said Tuesday that the utility acted reasonably during the costly, five-year rebuilding of its Monticello nuclear power plant — and that customers, not investors,...

Xcel management blamed for cost overruns at Monticello nuclear plant

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 3 2015 - 12:30 AM

An investigation of Xcel Energy Inc.’s massive cost overruns during a five-year project to upgrade its oldest nuclear reactor in Monticello is placing much of the blame on the company’s...

Xcel proposes low-cost, off-peak rates for plug-in cars

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 30 2015 - 8:58 PM

Plugging in an electric vehicle soon will get significantly cheaper for Minnesota customers of Xcel Energy Inc., the state’s largest power company.The utility asked state regulators Friday to approve...

Xcel hopes to avoid 2016 electric hike in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 30 2015 - 6:09 AM

After four years of steady electric rate hikes in Minnesota, Xcel Energy Inc. executives said Thursday that they are hoping to avoid another increase in 2016 as once planned.Chief Executive Ben Fowke...

Ecolab to go all-solar in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 13 2015 - 11:03 AM

Ecolab Inc., a global company based in St. Paul, says it’s going all solar in Minnesota.The company said Monday that it signed a deal with renewable energy developer SunEdison to acquire enough...

Xcel to double down on renewable energy in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 2 2015 - 9:44 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. said Friday that it wants to more than double the amount of electricity it gets from wind and solar in the Upper Midwest.The company, which serves 1.2 million electric customers in...

Judge recommends trimming Xcel's latest rate increase request

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 27 2014 - 7:23 AM

An administrative law judge has recommended trimming Xcel Energy Inc.’s proposed rate increase for Minnesota electric customers.In a 233-page ruling on Friday, Judge Jeanne Cochran rejected the...

Xcel gets 427 solar garden applications in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 19 2014 - 9:10 PM

In the week since opening Minnesota’s door to community solar ­gardens, Xcel Energy Inc. said Friday that 427 applications have arrived from energy developers, a much bigger response than anticipated....

Xcel opens door for community solar gardens

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 19 2014 - 1:26 PM

The nation’s most consumer-driven expansion of solar power is beginning in Minnesota.Xcel Energy Inc., serving 1.2 million Minnesota electric customers, said it will begin accepting applications...

Utility regulators authorize Xcel generating projects

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 15 2014 - 7:27 PM

Minnesota utility regulators on Monday authorized more than $500 million in new electrical generating units for Xcel Energy, including the state’s largest solar power project.“It was a...

Chris Clark named Xcel's Upper Midwest division president

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 11 2014 - 9:37 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. said Thursday that Christopher Clark, an executive who has handled regional regulatory affairs for the utility, has been named president of its Upper Midwest operating division.He...

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