Xcel Energy to Purchase Repowered Minnesota Wind Project

Xcel Energy says it is moving forward with plans to purchase a repowered wind project totaling 120 MW in southwest Minnesota from ALLETE Clean Energy. Rebuilding older wind technology with newer, more efficient equipment increases the amount of energy delivered at … Read More

Southern Power Acquires South Dakota Wind Farm from Invenergy

Southern Power, a wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Co., has acquired its 14th wind project – the 300 MW Deuel Harvest Wind Farm – from Invenergy, a developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy solutions. Located in Deuel … Read More

ALLETE Clean Energy to Repower, Expand Minnesota Wind Projects

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., says it will repower and expand the Northern Wind site – consisting of the Chanarambie and Viking wind projects in southwest Minnesota – by replacing the existing turbines with new, … Read More

Xcel Energy Touts Wind Power Milestone

At the end of 2020, Xcel Energy says it became one of the first energy providers in the U.S. to reach 10,000 MW of wind energy capacity online for customers in the states it serves. The milestone is powered by … Read More

The Detective Work Behind Wind Energy

Surveying for wind energy project development takes more than simply using a GPS unit or assembling geographic information system mapping data. When it comes to locating all-important section corners on remote project sites that might span 50,000 acres or more, … Read More

Xcel Energy Powers On New Mexico Wind Project

The Sagamore Wind Project, located in Roosevelt County, N.M., has been completed and is expected to save Xcel Energy’s New Mexico and Texas customers $110 million annually. “This is a major accomplishment not only for Xcel Energy but also for … Read More