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April Fool’s: Fake Xcel letter threatens to cut power to Boulder voters who favored municipalization | Boulder Daily Camera

April Fool’s: Fake Xcel letter threatens to cut power to Boulder voters who favored municipalization | Boulder Daily Camera

Posted On: April 02, 2012

A letter bearing the Xcel Energy logo appeared in some Boulder mailboxes this weekend informing residents that their [...]

Commissioner Matt Baker leaving Colorado PUC | Denver Post

Commissioner Matt Baker leaving Colorado PUC | Denver Post

Posted On: March 30, 2012

Matt Baker, a commissioner with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, is leaving the post to join the William [...]

Report: Xcel Energy leads state business groups in lobbying expenditures | Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal

Report: Xcel Energy leads state business groups in lobbying expenditures | Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal

Posted On: March 19, 2012

Xcel Energy Services Inc. led all Minnesota-based business groups in lobbying expenditures last year, according to a reported [...]

PUC to consider Xcel’s request to again cut rewards | Denver Business Journal

PUC to consider Xcel’s request to again cut rewards | Denver Business Journal

Posted On: March 16, 2012

A year after Xcel Energy Inc. upended the metro area’s solar-power market by temporarily closing its Solar*Rewards rebate [...]

Xcel customers asked to pay part of execs’ jet commute costs | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Xcel customers asked to pay part of execs’ jet commute costs | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted On: March 16, 2012

Two executives for Xcel Energy regularly commute by corporate jet from their homes in Colorado to the utility’s [...]

Boulder attorney: City will fight Xcel on cuts to energy programs | Boulder Daily Camera

Boulder attorney: City will fight Xcel on cuts to energy programs | Boulder Daily Camera

Posted On: March 13, 2012

Calling it a “clear case of discrimination,” a Boulder city attorney said Tuesday that the city will fight [...]

Xcel rate request includes $1.1 million for corporate jets | Denver Post

Posted On: March 12, 2012

Xcel Energy’s private-jet fleet is drawing flak from Colorado utility regulators. The Minneapolis-based utility is seeking a $142 [...]

PUC gives Black Hills a 30-day extension | Pueblo Chieftain

PUC gives Black Hills a 30-day extension | Pueblo Chieftain

Posted On: March 09, 2012

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has agreed to let Black Hills Energy and other public utilities have a [...]

Xcel to PUC: Cut Boulder’s benefits | IntelligentUtility.com

Xcel to PUC: Cut Boulder’s benefits | IntelligentUtility.com

Posted On: March 06, 2012

In yesterday’s column, “Colorado Regulators: Hurdles for SmartGridCity,” we discussed the criteria that the Colorado Public Utilities Commission [...]

Xcel Energy Working On Electric Rate Hike Request | Denver Channel 4 News

Xcel Energy Working On Electric Rate Hike Request | Denver Channel 4 News

Posted On: March 05, 2012

Xcel Energy Inc. says it’s in settlement talks with various parties over its request to increase Colorado electricity [...]