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Xcel Energy Says Goodbye to Coal

Xcel Energy Says Goodbye to Coal

Company is expanding wind generation, using nuclear energy, adding a natural gas plant

Xcel Energy announced plans today to retire its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled. Xcel plans to expand wind and …

Xcel’s $2.5 Billion, 2,200 MW Four-Year Colorado Energy Plan Approved under Bench Order

Xcel’s $2.5 Billion, 2,200 MW Four-Year Colorado Energy Plan Approved under Bench Order

Plan includes gas generation capacity additions to be purchased, not built

From Platts

Plan includes 11 projects, 2,221 MW

PPAs to be signed for 5 solar, 3 wind projects

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Monday gave a preliminary nod …

August 29, 2018 - 11:10 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Power Generation
The Wind Boom: Generators Moving to Wind because of Economics

The Wind Boom: Generators Moving to Wind because of Economics

With a proposed ~$4 billion investment in wind generation starting now, Xcel Energy wants to make wind 35% of its total energy mix by 2021

Xcel Energy (ticker: XEL) announced what it called the largest multi-state investment in wind capacity …