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Xcel to seek bids for biomass power plant burning beetle-kill timber
With thousands of acres of dead trees, killed by the Rocky Mountain pine beetle, littering Colorado's high country, Xcel Energy Inc.
Fri May 17, 2013
Xcel Energy Proposes Power Plants In Southeast ND
Xcel Energy is proposing two natural gas-fired power plants in southeastern North Dakota to help meet electricity needs during times of peak demand in the upper Midwest in coming years.
Tue May 14, 2013
Xcel Energy And NCAR Power Up Renewable Energy Forecasts
Xcel Energy announced today an expanded agreement with the National Center for Atmospheric Research for sophisticated renewable energy forecasting.
Mon May 13, 2013
Neiman Marcus building sold to United Properties
Just Listed brings you the latest news and information from the Twin Cities-area commercial and residential real estate market and beyond from veteran reporters Jim Buchta and Janet Moore.
Sat May 11, 2013
From blight to boom: The 400 block of Nicollet Mall to be transformed
Once the home of Powers Department Store, and then mostly surface parking, the block will become the home of luxury apartments and a corporate campus.
Fri May 10, 2013
Planned power line work along I-29 delayed until Monday
Xcel Energy says a technical issue forced crews to postpone planned powerline work on Interstate 29 near the Tea exit.
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Xcel Energy Announces Debt Financing
Xcel Energy Inc. announced that it closed an offering of $450.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 0.75% senior unsecured notes due May 9, 2016 .
Thu May 09, 2013
Xcel Energy gains from ultra-low corporate bond rates
The Minneapolis -based electric and gas utility on Thursday issued $450 million in three-year bonds with an interest rate of just 0.75 percent, the lowest on record for the company's borrowings, according to Bloomberg data.
Space150 lands Xcel Energy account
Minneapolis-based space150 will provide brand strategy, user-experience, content strategy, creative design and engineering for Xcel's website, as well as its mobile and media platforms.
Xcel Energy Teams-up with NCAR for Renewable Energy Forecasts
Xcel Energy is working with the National Center for Atmospheric Research for sophisticated renewable energy forecasting.
Wed May 08, 2013
NCAR and Xcel extend partnership
Xcel Energy hopes it can save its customers money with the help of more extensive weather forecasting from the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder.
Tue May 07, 2013
NCAR Powers Up Renewable Energy Forecasts
The National Center for Atmospheric Research , building on a pioneering wind energy forecasting system that saved millions of dollars for Xcel Energy customers in eight states, has entered into a new agreement with the utility for even more sophisticated weather forecasts.
Fri May 03, 2013
Xcel Energy PT Raised to $32.50 at Jefferies Group
The firm currently has a "hold" rating on the stock. Shares of Xcel Energy traded down 0.51% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $31.19. Xcel Energy has a 52 week low of $25.84 and a 52 week high of $31.13. The stock's 50-day moving average is currently $29.64. The company has a market cap of $15.230 billion and a P/E ratio of 16.95. Xcel ... (more)
Suits dismissed in power plant deaths
The Colorado Court of Appeals has dismissed lawsuits against Minneapolis-based Graco and two other companies in the deaths of five workers at a power plant in 2007.
Thu May 02, 2013
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Xcel Energy Earnings Call Nuggets: O&M Growth Rates, Return On Equity
Xcel Energy recently reported its first quarter earnings and discussed the following topics in its earnings conference call.
Record May snowstorm belts north-central USA
A record-shattering May snowstorm swept across the north-central U.S. on Thursday, causing travel headaches, canceling schools, and knocking out power to tens of thousands of winter-weary residents.
Xcel Energy has big jump in profits in first quarter
Rate hikes in five of the eight states the utility serves, and colder winter temperatures helped boost earnings in the most recent quarter.
Xcel Energy (XEL) Issues FY13 Earnings Guidance
Xcel Energy issued an update on its FY13 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.85-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.90, Analyst Ratings.Net reports.
Wed May 01, 2013
Boulder offers more info on proposed city-owned utility
Wanna get down in the weeds on whether the price of electricity will sink or soar in Boulder if the city secedes from Xcel Energy Inc.'s territory? Boulder has created a new page on its city website to offer a "clearer explanation" of the modeling process that underpins the staff's recent conclusion that a new, city-owned utility could use more ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
PPL, PCG, XEL, and POM Under StockCall's Microscope
The utilities sector has been under pressure to meet new environmental regulations.