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Watch: Bald Eagle Waiting On Eggs In Colorado Nest

PLATTEVILLE, Colo. (CBS4)A live stream shows a bald eagle sitting on a nest with three eggs in it waiting for them to hatch. 172 more words


Minnesota Senate Approves Natural Gas Power Plant In Becker

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Legislature moved Thursday to sidestep utility regulators and approve a new Xcel Energy power plant in central Minnesota.

The natural gas-fired plant in Becker is meant to offset losses from two coal-fired generators when they close in 2023 and 2026. 191 more words


Xcel, Other US Utilities Seek Solar As Trump Sides With Coal, Fossil Fuels

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The plunging cost of solar power is leading U.S. electric companies to capture more of the sun just when President Donald Trump is moving to boost coal and other fossil fuels. 857 more words


Senate Committee Gives Go-Ahead For Gas Power Plant In Becker

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A Minnesota Senate committee on Thursday approved a go-ahead for Xcel Energy to build a huge natural gas power plant north of the Twin Cities metro in Becker. 382 more words


Xcel Offering Homeowners Green Energy Opportunities

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Xcel Energy is now offering up some new opportunities for people to power their homes using wind and solar energy.

The effort is part of Xcel’s Renewable Connect program. 55 more words


With No Powerlines, What Powers Downtown Mpls.?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In towering office buildings and on bustling streets, electricity is the lifeblood of downtown Minneapolis commerce.

But a simple glance around reveals no signs of powerlines or an electric grid. 271 more words


St. Olaf To Run On Renewable Wind Energy

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – St. Olaf College will soon run completely on renewable wind energy.

According to Xcel Energy, the Northfield college is pairing up with the energy company to be a part of their Windsource program. 151 more words