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November 7, 2018
Xcel looking to acquire Mankato Energy Center
Xcel Energy is seeking regulatory approval to purchase Mankato Energy Center, a 760-megawatt natural gas power plant. The center is part of Southern Power, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co. The plant currently provides power to Xcel Energy customers under a power purchase...
November 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 31, 2018
Refueling, upgrades complete at Prairie Island nuclear plant
Normal operations resumed Oct. 26 at Prairie Island nuclear plant following a five-week refueling and maintenance outage that included replacing...
October 31, 2018 - 1:33pm
October 27, 2018
Xcel uses drones to inspect nuclear plants
Xcel Energy has started using drones at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. The company said Thursday it flew a drone-conducted exterior inspection for the first time at Prairie Island this summer. On Tuesday, Xcel had a similar inspection at the Monticello plant.
October 27, 2018 - 7:38am
October 7, 2018
Letter: Xcel controls the dialogue in Red Wing again
Every year, it seems, the Eagle reports on an Xcel "community breakfast" without notifying its readers in advance that this is happening, or...
October 7, 2018 - 5:00am
October 4, 2018
Letter: Seniors, capitalize on free energy saving tips
Sometimes senior citizens dread the thought of another heating season because of its high costs. Seniors Saving Energy at Home is a program to improve energy efficiency by making simple changes that can add up to savings. The Red Wing Sustainability Commission with support from Xcel...
October 4, 2018 - 7:49am
October 2, 2018
As wind replaces coal, Xcel says nuclear will remain an important part of energy mix
WELCH — Xcel Energy aims to grow the share of carbon-free energy in its overall generating mix in the next decade, and Prairie Island nuclear...
October 2, 2018 - 1:54pm
September 24, 2018
Prairie Island nuclear plant has new resident inspector
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Kevin Pusateri as the new resident inspector at the Prairie Island nuclear plant. Pusateri joined...
September 24, 2018 - 5:00am
Cautious optimism surrounds nuclear waste storage progress
RED WING — Federal lawmakers voiced optimism Thursday, Aug. 23, about progress toward relocating the country's radioactive waste to a permanent...
August 24, 2018 - 8:07am
May 10, 2018
Nuclear waste storage bill passes in U.S. House
Congressmen urged the U.S. Senate to take action Thursday regarding storage of the country’s nuclear waste following the passage of the Nuclear...
May 10, 2018 - 12:27pm
May 8, 2018
Progress on spent nuclear fuel storage? Local officials say they hope so
Local officials said they are optimistic that a bill expected to be considered this week in the U.S. House of Representatives could mean progress...
May 8, 2018 - 2:21pm
April 24, 2018
Omnibus earmarks $40M for Prairie Island renewable energy programs
A proposed bill that cleared a state legislative committee Friday, April 20, would give a $40 million boost to Prairie Island Indian Community...
April 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 30, 2018
Xcel Energy: Fault in underground feeder to blame for power outage
An underground fire on East Fifth Street caused a major power outage throughout Red Wing around 11:40 a.m. Thursday, March 29. The outage was caused by a fault in an underground feeder, Xcel Energy said Friday. The company was working to determine the cause of the fault and make repairs....
March 30, 2018 - 3:20pm
March 29, 2018
UPDATE: Underground fire preceded power outages; schools releasing 90 minutes early
An underground fire on Fifth Street caused power outages throughout the city of Red Wing around 11:40 a.m., Thursday, March 29, according to...
March 29, 2018 - 11:53am
February 2, 2018
Xcel Energy crews depart for Puerto Rico to help with ongoing power restoration efforts
MINNEAPOLIS — Xcel Energy sent more than 70 employees, including an employee from Red Wing, to Puerto Rico to help with the ongoing power...
February 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
November 1, 2017
Prairie Island outage boosts local economy
On Oct. 13, nuclear generators at the Xcel Energy plant at Prairie Island began the process of shutting down for scheduled maintenance and refueling....
November 1, 2017 - 8:00pm