Squirrel causes outage, cutting power to 10,000 NE Minneapolis homes
The outage happened Sunday morning.
Utility firms blocked from passing on extra $60M in 2021 gas crisis costs to Minnesotans
But the companies will still be able to recoup $600 million.
Power outages impacting thousands of MN, WI residents
The reported outages come after a dangerous storm blew through the area.
Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates
If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.
Xcel Energy ditches plan to build natural gas plant in Becker
Environmental groups applauded the utility company's shift.
Xcel Energy announces major drive to increase electric vehicles in MN
It aims to put 1.5 million EVs on roads in the eight states it covers by 2030.
Xcel announces $3 billion investment in MN, creating 5,000 jobs
The proposed projects would create around 5,000 jobs as the company looks to help with COVID-19 economy relief.
Xcel Energy proposes 15.2% electricity price hike over 3 years
It's filed the proposal with the Minnesota PUC.
Xcel Energy to close its two remaining coal plants earlier than planned
The two Minnesota plants will close in 2028 and 2030, respectively.
Google data center in Becker moves closer to reality
The energy would come from renewable sources.
Governor Walz reveals plan for 100% clean energy in MN by 2050
The governor has laid out a path for the state's electricity sector over the next 30 years.
3M says its Twin Cities HQ will go 100% renewable on Friday
It's committed to making the rest of its facilities powered by renewable energy too.
Here's how to submit a claim to Xcel if your pipes froze this week
Customers were asked to turn down their thermostats, while some lost gas service altogether.
Xcel Energy gas customers: You can put the heat above 63 again
The utility asked people to turn their thermostats down due to strain on its gas system.
UPDATE: Xcel now telling ALL gas customers to turn down the heat
There's a strain on the natural gas system, Xcel Energy says.
Thousands of homes without power in southern Twin Cities
Xcel Energy says electricity should be restored within an hour.
Towns along Hwy. 12 west of Twin Cities hit by power outage
The outage affected towns from Delano to Cokato.
Google considers building $600M data center in central Minnesota
Other cities are in the running, but Xcel Energy is hopeful of landing the search engine giant.
High winds knock out power to thousands in the metro
Approximately 10,000 people were without power around 2:30 p.m.
Electric car-sharing service is coming to the Twin Cities
Hourcar offers affordable, sustainable car rentals in the Twin Cities.
Xcel customers could soon be getting a refund on their electricity bills
Minnesota's biggest utility has proposed 3 ways it can use its tax savings.