Fire at French Island Xcel Plant

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) -  Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday morning, the La Crosse Fire Department responded to the XCEL Energy Plant at 200 Bainbridge Street on French Island. When…

Xcel accelerates plans to end coal use in Upper Midwest by 10 years

Xcel Energy released a statement Monday announcing its plans to retire its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest are ahead of schedule. They anticipate being able to close down both Minnesota plants by 2030, instead of their initial plan to close them by 2040.