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Plans to retire coal plants in Minnesota could rely on extending nuclear power via StarTribune

Nobody knows the future of wind and solar power, but experts agree the technology isn’t there yet to rely on those resources alone.  By  Greg Stanley Xcel Energy’s race to retire coal plants and remove carbon emissions from the state’s power … Continue reading

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Feds allege Xcel contractors falsified weld tests at Monticello nuclear plant via The Star Tribune

Federal investigators have accused two former contract employees for Xcel Energy Inc. of willfully violating procedures and falsifying reports about safety-related tests of casks filled with high-level nuclear waste stored at the Monticello, Minn., nuclear power plant. The findings released … Continue reading

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