Xcel Energy Crews Rebuild Pole After Power Outage in Fargo

The outage was reported after 9 p.m. and was restored to the last of the nearly 6,000 customers affected seven hours later

  FARGO, ND — Xcel Energy crews worked through the night to restore power after an outage that hit parts of south Fargo. Initial reports indicated the outage was caused by a power pole that caught on fire and burned through feeder wires. Line crews had to rebuild the top of the pole. The outage was reported after 9 p.m….

Xcel Energy to Build Wind Farm in Two South Dakota Counties

It would provide more than enough energy to power every home in Minnesota and Wisconsin

  GRANT COUNTY, SD — Xcel Energy has announced plans to build a 300-megawatt wind farm in Grant and Roberts counties of South Dakota. The Dakota Range I and II project puts the company on pace to be the first U.S. utility to surpass 10,000 megawatts of wind on its system. It would provide more than enough energy to power…

Xcel Energy Says its Prepared for Monday’s Solar Eclipse

Officials say planning has been much simpler because they know the exact time frame of the event

  MINNESOTA — One of the main providers of solar energy in Minnesota says you don’t have to worry about whether or not its service will be interrupted for Monday. Xcel Energy officials say they have been planning for Monday’s solar eclipse and will shift to other power sources when the eclipse takes place. The company manages over 1,000 megawatts…