Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

34.39 USD  +0.09 (+0.26%)
Delayed Price  /  Updated: 5:55 PM CDT, Mar 27, 2015  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 38.345
52 Week Low 33.41
Volume 5961978
Bid (Size) 100
Ask (Size) 100
Today's Range 34.45 - 33.93
Shares Outstanding 505984840
Dividend Yield 1.20

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July 12: Xcel board under scrutiny in Monticello cost overrun

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 27 2014 - 12:24 AM

An unsealed transcript in Minnesota’s investigation of a massive cost overrun at Xcel Energy Inc.’s Monticello nuclear power plant is raising questions and controversy about whether the...

Power surge in Minnesota's solar industry

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 17 2014 - 5:55 PM

Minnesota’s solar power industry is in a growth spurt that’s about to accelerate.The industry, once focused largely on installing solar photovoltaic panels for homes, businesses and...

Xcel to increase safety-related investments in its natural gas system

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 6 2014 - 9:44 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. says it plans to significantly increase safety-related investments in its Minnesota natural gas service region.The utility said in a recent regulatory filing that it intends to spend...

EPA to reassess Sherco coal power plant's effect on two national parks

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 25 2014 - 8:59 PM

The U.S. ­Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to reassess whether coal burned at Minnesota’s largest power plant is reducing visi­bility at national parks in Minnesota and...

Commerce Department: Reject 60% of Xcel's electric rate hike

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 24 2014 - 5:42 AM

Xcel Energy is facing powerful pushback on its latest effort to raise electric rates in Minnesota.The state Commerce Department, which analyzes utility rates on behalf of consumers, wants regulators...

New billing method proposed for Xcel would raise rate for higher energy users

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 23 2014 - 10:05 AM

Consumer and environmental groups on Thursday proposed a new billing method for Xcel Energy to encourage its Minnesota residential electric customers to conserve energy.The plan, similar to one in...

Minnesota could face bigger carbon-reduction hurdle

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 21 2014 - 4:40 PM

Minnesota could face more aggressive greenhouse gas reductions than some neighboring states under a proposed federal rule to cut carbon dioxide from coal-fired plants, state regulators and utility...

Some Silicon Energy panels made in Minnesota are cracking, discolored

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 13 2014 - 10:35 PM

Silicon Energy has discovered a manufacturing defect in some of its newer, Minnesota-made solar panels, forcing a shutdown in production, delaying new installations and possibly requiring replacement...

Feds point to Minnesota as example of how to cut greenhouse gases

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 3 2014 - 5:42 AM

Federal regulators are pointing to Minnesota policies as examples of how to cut greenhouse gases by 30 percent at the nation’s power plants under rules the Obama administration proposed...

Unusual cold helped Xcel Energy, CenterPoint bottom lines

ARTICLE Updated: May 2 2014 - 5:54 AM

The bitter cold winter helped electric and gas utilities shovel in profits from January through March.Xcel Energy, a natural gas and electricity supplier in Minnesota and other states, reported...

Xcel doesn't expect to face huge cost from federal cross-state regulations

ARTICLE Updated: May 2 2014 - 5:53 AM

Long-fought federal regulations to curb smokestack emissions that cross state lines may not be as costly as once asserted by Xcel Energy Inc.The Minneapolis-based power company, one of many utilities...

Xcel sets stage for solar bidding war

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 23 2014 - 5:50 AM

Xcel Energy Inc. on Tuesday launched a bidding war among renewable energy companies to propose large-scale solar power projects to help the utility comply with Minnesota’s mandate for increased...

Sun shines on renewable energy firm

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 19 2014 - 4:26 PM

After winning a competition to build Minnesota’s largest solar power project, Geronimo Energy — a company that didn’t exist 10 years ago — has emerged as a major force in the...

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...

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