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July 13, 2017
Transmission line inspections will increase summer electric reliability
Beginning this week, Xcel Energy line crews will begin flying helicopters alongside transmission lines in Minnesota to perform inspections to ensure the electric system remains reliable through the summer cooling months. The inspections also meet federal regulatory compliance requirements...
July 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 20, 2017
Minnesota wind power expands
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like neat hair may not like it, but the state blessed with strong winds is saving money by using it to create more electricity every year. The American Wind Energy Association announced Wednesday, April 19 that more than 15 percent of the state's electricity...
April 20, 2017 - 10:34am
April 13, 2017
Cold Weather Rule protections end April 15
The annual Cold Weather Rule protecting residential energy customers from having their primary heating source disconnected expires April 15....
April 13, 2017 - 8:52am
March 14, 2017
Xcel names Lexvold community relations manager
Ross Lexvold is Xcel Energy's new community relations manager for southeastern Minnesota. He replaces Pamela Gorman Prochaska, who has been promoted to director of nuclear regulatory policy. A longtime resident of Goodhue County and Red Wing, Lexvold spent the last decade working...
March 14, 2017 - 4:30pm
March 9, 2017
Seven regional solar gardens powering Xcel customers
Seven new community solar gardens, totaling 32 megawatts, are now generating power from the Minnesota sun. The gardens are part of a larger project that will total approximately 96 megawatts. Xcel Energy, BHE Renewables and Geronimo Energy announced they are working together to bring...
March 9, 2017 - 7:52pm
February 3, 2017
City addresses citizens' concerns over ash processing, waste-to-energy facilities
At the Jan. 23 city council meeting, several citizens expressed concerns regarding the proposed ash processing facility and the Xcel Waste-to-Energy trash burning facility. During the council workshop last weekend, Pubic Works Director Rick Moskwa provided the city's response: •...
February 3, 2017 - 4:45pm
January 25, 2017
City Council accepts Xcel grant over objections
The proposed ash processing facility in Red Wing, which is slated for a 3.4-acre lot between Pioneer Road and Highway 61, caused several concerned...
January 25, 2017 - 12:16pm
December 9, 2016
Meeting opens discussion on ash processing facility
Red Wing residents whose homes surround the site of a proposed ash processing facility will not notice increased noise and dust levels following the building's completion, according to an a study the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency published this week. The 30,000-square-foot building...
December 9, 2016 - 6:06pm
December 6, 2016
Letter: Meeting appears to be unadulterated Xcel promotion
A "community meeting" has been announced for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Red Wing Public Library. This appears to be a promotional meeting for the garbage incinerator ash mining project that the Red Wing Public Works Department is pushing along with Xcel Energy. An announcement...
December 6, 2016 - 8:00am
November 18, 2016
Red Wing City Council briefs: Council approves $2 million solid waste contract
Red Wing City Council members unanimously approved a $2,136,800 contract including a base bid and six alternatives with ECCO Construction of Hastings for the first phase in improvements to the Red Wing Waste Campus. The bid from ECCO was the lowest bid the city received. Phase 1 of...
November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
September 3, 2016
Corner of Bluff, Fourth closing
Due to continuing work on the Xcel Energy 69kV transmission line replacement project, the intersection of Bluff and Fourth streets will be closed beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, until approximately 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, weather permitting. Crews will excavate the intersection...
September 3, 2016 - 12:00pm
July 29, 2016
Critter in substation cuts power to thousands
An animal in a Red Wing substation is to blame for a power outage Thursday evening, July 28, an Xcel Energy spokesman said. More than 3,800 customers were impacted by the incident, according to an outage map. Crews restored service to half of the customers within an hour, with the...
July 29, 2016 - 10:40am
July 28, 2016
Red Wing hit by power outages
Update (9:45 p.m.) — Power was restored to nearly all downtown Red Wing customers by 9:45 p.m., but a new outage reported 9:20 p.m. near Pioneer Road had impacted more than 150 customers; the estimated restoration time is 12 a.m. Friday July 29. Update (9:21 p.m.) — 2,343 Red...
July 28, 2016 - 8:06pm
July 24, 2016
Hearing on Xcel rate increase scheduled for Wednesday
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing 7 p.m. Wednesday July 27 regarding an application by Xcel Energy to increase rates for electricity service. The hearing will be in room 314 at Minnesota State College Southeast, 308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing. Comments also...
July 24, 2016 - 6:00am
July 18, 2016
Five falcon fledglings take flight from Xcel plant
Peregrine falcon hatchlings typically reach the size of their parents during adolescence, but they are easily distinguished from their elders...
July 18, 2016 - 5:00pm