Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

31.33 USD  -0.29 (-0.92%)
Delayed Price  /  Updated: 5:55 PM CDT, Apr 17, 2014  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 31.79
52 Week Low 26.90
Volume 3012208
Bid (Size) 400
Ask (Size) 6400
Today's Range 31.78 - 31.29
Shares Outstanding 500882139
Dividend Yield 1.14

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Xcel conservation programs shave 1.7 percent off power sales

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 6 2014 - 2:00 PM

Xcel Energy says it has surpassed its goal of selling less electricity and natural gas in Minnesota for the third year in a row.The Minneapolis-based utility said in regulatory filings that it spent...

NRC troubled by 'degraded' performance at Monticello nuclear plant

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 1 2014 - 9:07 AM

A top U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission official said Monday that Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant needs to improve its “degraded” performance in light of a serious...

Xcel temporarily shuts Monticello nuclear plant for repairs

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 31 2014 - 9:29 PM

Xcel Energy said Monday that the Monticello Nuclear Power Plant could remain shut down for several days as workers repair a leaking heat exchanger on the reactor’s coolant system.Operators shut...

Largest-ever Minnesota solar project gets tentative regulator approval

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 28 2014 - 5:44 AM

Minnesota utility regulators gave the go-ahead Thursday for the largest expansion of solar energy in state history, and one of the largest projects in the United States.The state Public Utilities...

Regulators to decide solar vs. natural gas

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 25 2014 - 9:22 PM

Minnesota utility regulators are facing a controversial choice between solar power and natural gas as the favored energy to generate additional electricity for Xcel Energy Inc.’s 1.2 million...

Rail delays hurt energy and commodities

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 21 2014 - 11:49 PM

In Alma, Wis., a power plant has cut electric generation and is hauling in coal with semitrailer trucks because freight trains are too slow.A Winnebago, Minn., ethanol producer also struggles with...

New solar garden industry about to bloom for Xcel customers

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 20 2014 - 9:25 PM

Utility regulators planted the seeds Thursday to sprout community solar gardens across the service territory of Minnesota’s largest electric utility.At least a dozen renewable energy companies...

NRC cites Xcel for security violation at Prairie Island nuclear plant

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 19 2014 - 9:04 PM

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Wednesday said it had cited Xcel Energy Inc. for a security violation at its Prairie Island nuclear power plant in Red Wing, but it released few...

Monticello nuclear plant back online

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 10 2014 - 7:09 PM

Xcel Energy said Monday that its Monticello nuclear power plant is back in service after a two-week outage for repairs.The plant 45 miles northwest of the Twin Cities was gradually ramped up to its...

Schafer: Sherco's fate is tricky to call, but let's decide soon

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 9 2014 - 5:55 AM

On a cold morning’s drive from Minneapolis to the Sherco Generating Station in Becker, Minn., it soon became obvious that the detailed map and directions Xcel Energy had e-mailed could have...

Xcel, utility, insurers sue GE over accident at Becker power plant

ARTICLE Updated: Feb 6 2014 - 11:58 AM

One of Minnesota’s most expensive industrial accidents has triggered a legal fight over a 22-month repair job that cost more than $200 million.Xcel Energy Inc. and the co-owner and insurers of the...

Weather extremes lifted Xcel’s 2013 profit

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 30 2014 - 8:41 PM

You can’t put a price on the weather, but Xcel Energy Inc. executives determined that it’s responsible for most of the company’s profit growth last year.Minnesota’s largest utility said Thursday that...

Closed schools and cool homes as Big Chill sweeps through Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 27 2014 - 5:09 AM

A bitter blast of winter weather blew across much of Minnesota on Sunday afternoon, canceling most school classes for Monday. The cold snap also left many residents shivering, as utilities urged...

Xcel Energy wants a do-over in Plymouth

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 25 2014 - 6:57 AM

For more than two years, citizens in Plymouth have been fighting a proposal by Xcel Energy to upgrade a high-voltage power line that runs through several residential neighborhoods.But suddenly, the...

Xcel ratepayers underwrite major solar push in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 25 2014 - 6:54 AM

Solar power is getting another big boost in Minnesota.State utility regulators have approved $42 million in Xcel Energy Inc. grants for renewable energy generation and research projects. The largest...

Minnesota, power companies attack solar energy plan

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 21 2014 - 8:31 PM

State energy officials and power companies tried Tuesday to derail a proposed $250 million solar energy project designed to meet future electricity needs of Xcel Energy Inc. customers in Minnesota.In...

Prairie Island nuclear plant is back online

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 13 2014 - 8:55 PM

Prairie Island Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2 in Red Wing, Minn., resumed generating electricity on Monday after a 3 ½-month shutdown to complete a $280 million replacement of two steam generators during...

What analysts are saying: Reasons to buy Xcel Energy

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 5 2014 - 7:42 AM

Analysts at Zachs Investment Research maintained a “neutral” rating on Xcel Energy in its latest research report but did lay out several reasons to buy the utility company. One reason to...

David Sparby, senior vice president, Xcel Energy Inc.

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 4 2014 - 5:23 PM

« 2014 is going to be a pivotal year for the implementation of energy policy. » David Sparby, senior vice president and group president for Xcel EnergyAbout Sparby: Born in Duluth, he earned a B.A....

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