Xcel Energy says they'll be closing Sherco Plant 3 in Becker in 2030. The company's announcement Monday includes the retirement of its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled.
Becker, MN (Learfield News Service) - Google is reportedly considering the central Minnesota community of Becker for a new 600-million-dollar data center.
A filing with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission says Xcel Energy has been working on the proposed project for two years...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill allowing Xcel Energy to build a natural gas power plant in Becker to make up for some of the capacity it loses when it retires two of its three coal-fired generators at its Sherco power plant there.
Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester Public Utilities called in every available line worker Tuesday night to help restore power to the hundreds of customers who lost service during the storm that hit the city around 9 p.m.
Holmen, WI (KROC-AM News) - Another portion of the CapX2020 project was formally dedicated Tuesday morning.
The 90-mile segment runs from Pine Island to Holmen Wisconsin, linking western Wisconsin to the 345 kilovolt power transmission system that spans Minnesota...