Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

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52 Week High 35.289
52 Week Low 27.27
Volume 3357456
Bid (Size) 500
Ask (Size) 200
Today's Range 34.93 - 34.25
Shares Outstanding 505685923
Dividend Yield 1.18

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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....

Eye on Ten: Minnesota newsmakers we watched in 2013

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 4 2014 - 7:54 AM

Massive solar plan for Minnesota wins bid over gas

ARTICLE Updated: Jan 2 2014 - 11:51 AM

Minnesota soon could see at least a sevenfold expansion of solar power.In an unprecedented ruling, a judge reviewing whether Xcel Energy should invest in new natural gas generators vs. large solar...

Handful left without power in south Minneapolis

BLOG POST Updated: Dec 30 2013 - 3:10 PM

A handful of Xcel Energy customers in Minneapolis were going without power in subzero weather Monday afternoon as scattered outages popped up even as the utility mopped up a large area that lost its...

Regulators approve another Xcel rate hike

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 12 2013 - 9:21 PM

Xcel Energy electric rates are going up once again in Minnesota.The state Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved a 4.6 percent interim rate increase in January. It is the sixth rate hike in...

Otter Tail customers will pay for pollution controls

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 12 2013 - 9:21 PM

The price of pollution control is coming home to boost rates for an electric utility serving western Minnesota.To help pay for $405 million in environmental controls on the coal-fired Big Stone Power...

Retirement of 2 older Sherco coal units to get study

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 6 2013 - 5:57 AM

Minnesota utility regulators ordered Xcel Energy Inc. on Thursday to analyze the consequences of retiring two of its largest coal-burning power generators in 2020 or later.The order by the Public...

Xcel has plans to create its own transmission company

ARTICLE Updated: Dec 5 2013 - 3:41 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. plans to create a transmission subsidiary to build some new high-voltage lines, executives told analysts at an investor conference investor in New York on Wednesday.Stand-alone...

Climate activists want 2 Sherco coal units closed by 2020

ARTICLE Updated: Nov 26 2013 - 8:55 AM

Regulators want to hear what ­citizens think about Xcel Energy’s giant coal-fired power plant in Becker, Minn.As long as they keep it to three minutes.As a courtesy to prominent climate...

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...

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