The Minneapolis-based utility is asking Minnesota regulators to confirm the $310 million upgrade will benefit customers. Xcel says the project will take more time to complete and produce less power than originally thought. The company also says generating electricity with natural gas is more financially attractive because prices are at 10 year lows.
UPS is hiring 1,000 workers in the Twin Cities this weekend
The delivery company needs to fill a mixture of holiday and full-time positions.