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 in the country—$3.5-$4.4 billion worth.  This week the company said it has proposed 11 new wind farms in seven states, which would add a total of 3,380 megawatts of new wind generation to its system.

Lost almost entirely in its press release was the once heavily emphasized environmental aspect of wind ...

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