It aims to put 1.5 million EVs on roads in the eight states it covers by 2030.
The proposed projects would create around 5,000 jobs as the company looks to help with COVID-19 economy relief.
It's filed the proposal with the Minnesota PUC.
The two Minnesota plants will close in 2028 and 2030, respectively.
Xcel Energy was granted permission to power the site.
The governor has laid out a path for the state's electricity sector over the next 30 years.
It's committed to making the rest of its facilities powered by renewable energy too.
Customers were asked to turn down their thermostats, while some lost gas service altogether.
The utility asked people to turn their thermostats down due to strain on its gas system.
There's a strain on the natural gas system, Xcel Energy says.
Xcel Energy says electricity should be restored within an hour.
The outage affected towns from Delano to Cokato.
Other cities are in the running, but Xcel Energy is hopeful of landing the search engine giant.
Approximately 10,000 people were without power around 2:30 p.m.
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