Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

34.81 USD  +0.07 (+0.20%)
Delayed Price  /  Updated: 5:55 PM CDT, Mar 31, 2015  /  Add to My Watchlist      
52 Week High 38.345
52 Week Low 33.41
Volume 4321537
Bid (Size) 400
Ask (Size) 100
Today's Range 34.93 - 34.49
Shares Outstanding 505984840
Dividend Yield 1.20

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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....

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...

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