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energy and mining

May 22, 2019
Xcel Energy's 2019 Upper Midwest Energy Plan does not seek to relicense the Prairie Island nuclear plant in Red Wing, however the company may consider it as the current licenses draw closer to their expiration dates of 2033 and 2034. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Xcel changing energy plan; no decision on Prairie Island plant relicensing
May 22, 2019 - 11:48am
April 8, 2019
Karl von Knobelsdorff, left, president, CEO and owner of Knobelsdorff Electric, and Jeff Olson, business project manager, are proud of the growth their company has seen over the past ten years.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
Knobelsdorff Electric expands to new industries, states
April 8, 2019 - 8:00pm
March 18, 2019
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Here's how Xcel Energy is preparing for spring flooding, and how customers can prepare too
March 18, 2019 - 9:06am
November 8, 2018
With solar panels installed and wiring in place, this section of the Frontenac Solar Garden is ready for grass planting and the beginning of production.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Company turns abandoned sand pit into a solar garden
November 8, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 7, 2018
Xcel looking to acquire Mankato Energy Center
November 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 31, 2018
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Refueling, upgrades complete at Prairie Island nuclear plant
October 31, 2018 - 1:33pm
October 2, 2018
Chris Clark, president of Xcel Energy in Minnesota and the Dakotas, addresses a crowd of area government and business representatives at a community breakfast Oct. 2, 2018, at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimedia
As wind replaces coal, Xcel says nuclear will remain an important part of energy mix
October 2, 2018 - 1:54pm