Xcel Energy

An electric and natural gas utility based in Minneapolis.

30.84 USD  -0.06 (-0.19%)
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52 Week High 32.48
52 Week Low 27.14
Volume 2589382
Bid (Size) 3500
Ask (Size) 3400
Today's Range 31.01 - 30.72
Shares Outstanding 505370152
Dividend Yield 1.18

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Feds fault Monticello nuclear power plant's flood planning

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 11 2013 - 10:30 PM

Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant on the bank of the Mississippi River has long been unprepared for worst-case flooding, federal regulators said Tuesday in a finding they classified...

Xcel Energy seeks a rate hike in Wisconsin

ARTICLE Updated: Jun 3 2013 - 7:48 PM

Xcel Energy is seeking a 6.1 percent increase in rates for its Wisconsin electric customers, including those in Hudson, Eau Claire and La Crosse.The request, announced Friday, would be Xcel’s...

Xcel Energy won't join legal battle over park pollution

ARTICLE Updated: May 29 2013 - 7:46 PM

Xcel Energy Inc. must remain on the sidelines of a legal battle that could decide whether the utility’s coal-burning power plant in Becker, Minn., must cut emissions to reduce haze over...

New Minnesota solar mandate law will give power companies a jolt

ARTICLE Updated: May 28 2013 - 10:14 AM

Minnesota’s solar industry is getting a jolt of energy.It doesn’t sound like much — a requirement that major utilities generate 1.5 percent of their power from the sun by 2020....

Xcel Energy changes top managers in Minnesota

ARTICLE Updated: May 23 2013 - 5:49 AM

In the face of regulatory challenges in Minnesota, Xcel Energy Inc. on Wednesday assigned a veteran executive to run its division in the state after promoting regional CEO Judy Poferl to corporate...

Xcel Energy to begin replacing gas pipeline in St. Paul, Roseville

ARTICLE Updated: May 16 2013 - 6:52 AM

Power utility Xcel Energy Inc., which provides natural gas to parts of the eastern metro area, is starting a four-year, $69 million replacement of post-World War II gas pipelines.The lines, which...

Xcel aiming to get weather forecasts on the nose (of the wind turbine)

ARTICLE Updated: May 13 2013 - 5:22 AM

Researchers and Xcel Energy have joined forces to try to tighten up one of the key uncertainties in the renewable energy business: the weather forecast.Using tools that could provide forecasts for...

Is Xcel's top spot in wind power in jeopardy?

ARTICLE Updated: May 11 2013 - 6:57 AM

Xcel Energy is facing competition to maintain its long-standing position as the nation’s No. 1 utility when it comes to harnessing wind power.MidAmerican Energy Company’s announcement...

Minnesota Senate passes 1 percent solar mandate

ARTICLE Updated: May 10 2013 - 8:52 PM

Major power companies in Minnesota are being prodded by the state Legislature to generate more electricity from the sun. The question is how much.The Senate passed a bill Friday mandating that...

Xcel Energy gains from ultra-low corporate bond rates

ARTICLE Updated: May 10 2013 - 5:52 AM

Xcel Energy is cashing in on low yields for corporate bonds.The Minneapolis-based electric and gas utility on Thursday issued $450 million in three-year bonds with an interest rate of just 0.75...

Battle over Minnesota solar mandate shifts to the Senate

ARTICLE Updated: May 8 2013 - 8:56 PM

Energy interests are preparing for another battle at the Minnesota Legislature over a proposed mandate that major utilities gather up to 4 percent of their electricity from the sun by the end of 2025....

Restart of Koda Energy power plant uncertain

ARTICLE Updated: May 3 2013 - 9:03 PM

Koda Energy said Friday that it has no idea when its biomass burner in Shakopee will resume steam and electricity production after an explosion eight days ago left a long-smoldering fire in two of...

Xcel Energy has big jump in profits in first quarter

ARTICLE Updated: May 2 2013 - 8:01 PM

Colder winter weather and rate increases that took effect in five of the eight states its serves boosted first-quarter profits at Xcel Energy Inc., the company reported Thursday.The first quarter not...

Boulder, Colo., pushes to split with Xcel Energy

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 17 2013 - 9:22 PM

Boulder, Colo., moved closer to turning off the switch on Xcel Energy Inc. as the city’s electricity supplier.The City Council, in its latest step toward forming a municipal utility, voted 8 to...

Xcel proposes three new natural gas power plants in Minn., N.D.

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2013 - 9:39 PM

Xcel Energy on Monday proposed building three new electrical generators in Minnesota and North Dakota that would burn natural gas.One unit in Burnsville and two near Hankinson, N.D., 70 miles south...

Failed turbine blades caused Xcel Energy's generator accident

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2013 - 8:15 PM

The accident that wrecked Xcel Energy’s largest electric generator in 2011 has been traced to cracks on turbine blades that broke loose from a spinning rotor and caused catastrophic damage that is...

Judge sides with Xcel, throws out wind-farm suit

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 15 2013 - 6:41 PM

A federal judge has vindicated Xcel Energy Inc. for its 2011 decision to cancel a $400 million wind farm in North Dakota that posed a potential risk to two protected birds.U.S. District Judge Michael...

Minnesota slips to 7th in wind power industry ranking

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 11 2013 - 9:03 PM

Minnesota, long a leader in wind power, has slipped from fifth to seventh place among states with the most capacity to generate electricity from the wind, a new industry report says.The American Wind...

CEO Pay Watch: Benjamin Fowke III, Xcel Energy

ARTICLE Updated: Apr 8 2013 - 7:45 PM

Xcel Energy Inc.Benjamin Fowke III, chairman, president, CEOTotal compensation: $4,559,330 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,100,000Bonus: $350,000Non-equity incentive pay: $1,650,000Other...

Xcel hits Upper Midwest wind power record

ARTICLE Updated: Mar 19 2013 - 9:47 PM

Xcel Energy Inc., the nation’s No. 1 wind-power utility, said Tuesday it set a record for wind generation in the Upper Midwest.The utility said regional wind farms generated a record 1,713...

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