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Report: 30 Times More Jobs From Rooftop Solar

In late 2020, the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission asked the state’s electric and gas utilities to discuss what infrastructure projects they had in queue that could be accelerated to support the COVID-battered economy. Tucked into a proposal from Xcel Energy, the state’s largest electric company, was a comparison of two proposed solar projects: one, a […]

Australia Installs Record-Breaking Number of Rooftop Solar Panels

Xcel Energy’s new electric vehicle vision to save customers billions while delivering cleaner air

Transitioning 20% of all vehicles to electric by 2030 will reduce carbon emissions and save customers billions in fuel costs MINNEAPOLIS : Xcel Energy, a national leader in the clean energy transition, announced today its vision to drive toward powering 1.5 million electric vehicles in its service areas by 2030. As a result of this […]

The place with the most lithium is blowing the electric-car revolution – EQ Mag Pro

EVRAZ Pueblo to Use Solar Power to Produce the Greenest Steel

EVRAZ North America, Xcel Energy and Lightsource BP announced they have reached a long-term agreement to develop a new 240-megawatt solar facility in Pueblo. This innovative agreement makes possible EVRAZ North America’s planned long-term investment in Colorado, while supporting the goals of Xcel Energy’s partners and community. Lightsource BP and project investors on its side […]

EIA expects a 2.4% increase in total U.S. electricity consumption in 2022 – EQ Mag Pro

Xcel Energy Fast-Forwards Minnesota Coal Plant Closures but Extends Nuclear Window

The utility struck a deal with environmental and labor groups in the Upper Midwest that will allow it to reduce its carbon emissions while easing job losses related to coal plant retirements. Xcel Energy plans to close its last two coal-fired power plants in Minnesota by 2030, a decade earlier than scheduled, while keeping its […]

Estonia plans 225MW pumped hydro power storage facility to help disconnect from Russia – EQ Mag Pro