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Xcel Faces Scrutiny Over Nuclear Waste Storage

A federal panel plans more scrutiny over Xcel Energy's request for a 40-year extension of its license for a nuclear waste storage facility near Red Wing.

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Xcel Energy Granted Rate Hike; $9 A Month On Average

Xcel Energy has been granted a rate hike that will have the average customer paying $9 more per month starting in January. The Public Utilities Commission approved the interim rate hike on Thursday

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Clear Gas Meters of Snow and Ice

St. Cloud officially received 11 inches of snow in yesterday's storm. All of that snow coupled with high winds has Xcel Energy officials reminding natural gas customers to clear snow and ice away from meters.

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Clean Air Suit Targets Sherco Power Plant

Clean air advocates are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, seeking an order to require the EPA to mandate that Xcel Energy install the best available technology to reduce emissions at Minnesota's biggest power plant.

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Stearns County to be Evacuation Site for Monticello Nuclear Plant

Stearns County has agreed to be a location for evacuees in the event of a nuclear accident in Monticello.

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Xcel Requests Minnesota Electric Rate Hike

Xcel Energy is asking Minnesota regulators for a 10.7 percent increase in electric rates. The Minneapolis-based utility says it needs $285 million in extra revenue to pay for investments in nuclear power plants and a stronger grid.

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Xcel Energy: Sherco Plant Back to Full Power Next Year [AUDIO,PHOTOS]

It's been nearly a year since one of the three coal fired units at the Sherco Power Plant in Becker failed, and went off-line. Today (Tuesday) Xcel Energy officials gave a tour of the plant, and an update on their progress in getting it back up and running.

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Xcel Energy Down 2 Minnesota Nuclear Reactors

Xcel Energy Inc. has shut down two of Minnesota's three nuclear reactors. The Monticello plant had been operating at 10-percent power since the weekend, and operators shut down Prairie Island's Unit 1 plant Tuesday.

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Xcel Inspecting Transmission Lines by Air

Xcel Energy will be inspecting their transmission lines by helicopter again. The inspections in Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas start today (Monday) and should take about six weeks.

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Lower your Electric Bill During Our Heatwave

Our air conditioners will be working overtime this week, trying to keep us cool. We have some tips for you to help keep your electric bill down. Xcel Energy says there are things you can do, to lower your electric use this week.

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