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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

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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

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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

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Xcel Energy Agreement To Support More Solar Energy

DENVER (AP) — State regulators approved a settlement agreement involving Xcel Energy that allows for more flexible electricity rates and more solar power.

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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

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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

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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

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