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Xcel Announces Wind Farm Project That Would Power 400,000 Homes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Xcel Energy announced Tuesday that it’s planning to build four wind farms in Minnesota and North Dakota as part of a project that would bring renewable energy to nearly 400,000 homes. 182 more words


Power Outage Caused By Raccoon

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A raccoon is to blame for a power outage that left 2,700 people in the dark Friday morning.

Copter4 captured images at 6:10 a.m. 40 more words


Construction Completed On The Largest Solar Grid In The Midwest

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota is now home to the largest solar energy facility in the Midwest.

The North Star Solar Project spans 1,000 acres near North Branch and is made up more than 440,000 solar panels. 194 more words


Xcel To Shut Down Becker Energy Plant

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The state’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases will be shutting down, a move that’s part of Xcel Energy’s effort to find more renewable energy alternatives. 231 more words


Xcel Energy Modifies Bill After Amount Due Triples

DENVER (CBS4)– Xcel Energy has modified one customer’s bill when the amount due tripled after the installation of a new meter.

Dwight Hall called CBS4 to complain after his typical $50 bill went up to $144 in one month. 46 more words


Xcel Energy Blames New Meter After Bill Triples In Amount

DENVER (CBS4)– A family in the Denver metro area had some questions for Xcel Energy after their utility bill increased three-fold when they got a new meter. 219 more words


Empty Coal Train -- BNSF 8795

I had been wanting to get a shot of a train coming around this bend for a while now; but for one reason or another, I haven’t been able to. 150 more words