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Electric Service Providers at Odds over Rightful Provider for Residential Neighborhood in Wisconsin

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin is reviewing a complaint filed by Xcel Energy earlier this year over the rightful provider for the Deer Hills residential development in Roberts, Wisconsin. Xcel Energy claims that St. Croix Electric Cooperative providing service to Deer Hills is a violation of the 500-foot rule that seeks to avoid duplication of electric facilities. This...

Colorado Utility Company Will Install Large Battery Storage Project

Xcel Energy-Colorado, the state’s largest electric utility, will add 275 MW of battery storage by 2022. The move highlights the potential that improved electric storage technology holds for electric utilities across a variety of generation resources.

Minnesota Coop Offers Customer Choice of Wind Power

The city of Eden Prairie, Minnesota is encouraging residents to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by electing to power their homes through renewable energy. The Renewable Energy Challenge, running through October 31, allows users to convert to a green fuel source for a small monthly fee. The participating programs are Xcel Energy’s Windsource and Minnesota Valley Electric...