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Power outages impacting thousands of MN, WI residents

The reported outages come after a dangerous storm blew through the area.

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Xcel Energy wants to raise MN customers' electricity rates

If approved, rates go up by an average of $18.50 a month for customers.

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Xcel Energy ditches plan to build natural gas plant in Becker

Environmental groups applauded the utility company's shift.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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St. Paul energy utility stops burning coal

It's a move toward more sustainable energy production.

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 ALLĀ 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.

Early morning power outages hit downtown St. Paul

More than 6,000 properties were without power at one point.

Electric car-sharing service is coming to the Twin Cities

Hourcar offers affordable, sustainable car rentals in the Twin Cities.

Don't be fooled by this Xcel Energy phone scam

It's targeting residents in some Twin Cities suburbs.

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.