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4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Minneapolis works with utilities on being green

Minneapolis is negotiating agreements with local electric and natural gas utilities that seek more commitment to clean energy, a year after controversial debates over the city starting its own municipal utility.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Excel Energy

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13 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Volunteers needed in Fort Morgan

As part of the company's 2014 Day of Service, Xcel Energy employees and their families will volunteer at nonprofit organizations across Colorado on Saturday, September 6, from 8 to 11 a.m. Community members are invited to join the activity and volunteer at any of the projects that include yard clean up at the S.A.R.A. House, apply water seal to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, Energy, Non-Profit, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Aug 14, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Xcite Energy Limited

's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Energy

The Boulder County Business Report

Boulder unveils utility transition plan

BOULDER The city of Boulder released Thursday a plan that includes buying power from Xcel Energy Inc. during the period when the city transitions to creating its own electric utility.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Energy, Excel Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Boulder County Business Report

Xcel asks Boulder District Court to dismiss condemnation case

Xcel Energy Inc. asked a Boulder County District Court judge Tuesday to dismiss a case filed by the city of Boulder to acquire the company's assets through eminent domain.

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Related Topix: Energy, Boulder, CO, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Twin Cities Daily Planet

CV | Lee Samelson: A City-Utility Partnership to meet Minneapolis' energy goals

The City of Minneapolis is currently working to form an innovative, first-in-the-nation city-utility partnership with Xcel Energy and Centerpoint by the end of 2014, as recommended by the Energy Pathways Study that the City Council unanimously adopted in March .

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Related Topix: Energy, Excel Energy

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Southern Company - Still A Buy, But Currently Fully Valued

For long-term utility investors, Southern Company is still a buy. With an above average current yield and the potential for a tapering of capital expenses budgets over the next three years, SO stock price should respond favorably.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy, Energy, Exelon, PPL Corp, American Electric Power, Edison International

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Star Tribune

Xcel to increase safety-related investments in its natural gas system

The utility said in a recent regulatory filing that it intends to spend $15 million in 2015 on pipeline safety improvements, about a twofold increase over past levels.

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Related Topix: Energy

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Star Tribune

BNSF pressured to deliver more coal

With coal supplies dwindling at major power plants, Xcel Energy and other electric utilities are putting increased pressure on BNSF Railway to increase deliveries from western mines.

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Related Topix: Energy, Excel Energy, Becker, MN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Coal delivery issues causes fuel shortage at Xcel

Xcel Energy's Chief Executive Officer Ben Fowke wrote in a July 23 letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board that rail carrier BNSF has fallen behind on coal deliveries to the 2,500-megawatt Sherco plant, according to the La Crosse Tribune .

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Related Topix: Energy, Excel Energy, La Crosse, WI, Business News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Coal delivery issues causes fuel shortage at Xcel

Xcel Energy's Chief Executive Officer Ben Fowke wrote in a July 23 letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board that rail carrier BNSF has fallen behind on coal deliveries to the 2,500-megawatt Sherco plant, according to the La Crosse Tribune .

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Related Topix: Energy, Excel Energy, La Crosse, WI

AmericanBankingNews.com

Xcel Energy Price Target Cut to $34.50

The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. Jefferies Group's price target would suggest a potential upside of 11.36% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Energy, Excel Energy

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Business Journal

City Council votes U of M exec in as Minneapolis economic development chief

For 12 years Taylor has led the University of Minnesota Office for Business and Community Economic Development and the university's Business & Technology Center.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Energy

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Xcel Energy's Colorado earnings slip

Xcel Energy Inc. posted its second-quarter results Thursday, reporting a slip in earnings per share attributed to its Colorado operations from a year earlier.

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Hispanic Business

Xcel Energy Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Report

Electric and gas margins rose in the second quarter of 2014 primarily driven by new rates in various jurisdictions.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Journal

MIA completes $388,000 project, adds LED lighting

The Minneapolis Institute of Art completed a two-year project to replace 8,300 lightbulbs in its galleries, becoming the only museum of its size to have 100 percent LED lighting.

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Related Topix: Energy

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Action Line: Dirty barrier wall not dirty enough for washing

Is the city contemplating a high-pressure wash of the sound barrier that was installed on U.S. 34 between 11th and 17th avenues? ANSWER - No.

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Related Topix: Energy, Greeley, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Power Online

SunEdison Partners With Community Energy On Colorado's Largest Solar Power Plant

SunEdison, Inc. , a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy.

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Related Topix: SunEdison, Community Energy, Energy, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Withering Glance: Design missteps on ramps and roads

In the center, The Nic on Fifth Apartments, a 26-story luxury rental high rise. In the foreground workers clear a lot for a new Xcel Energy Headquarters.

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Related Topix: Excel Energy, Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Boulder County Business Report

Boulder challenges PUC's Xcel-assets decision

The city of Boulder has filed an appeal challenging the Colorado Public Utilities Commission's decision that the commission has the right to decide which assets owned by Xcel Energy Inc. the city may acquire through eminent domain.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Energy, Excel Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

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