Xcel and Sunpower to build new 50MW solar plant in San Luis Valley

Xcel and Sunpower to build new 50MW solar plant in San Luis Valley

DENVER - Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) and San Jose, Calif.-based Sunpower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced they have signed a power purchase agreement to build a 50MW solar photovoltaic plant in the San... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday May 29, 2014 0 comments Tags: David Eves, Denver, Sunpower Corp., Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy named top wind energy provider by American Wind Energy for 10th consecutive year

Xcel Energy named top wind energy provider by American Wind Energy for 10th consecutive year

MINNEAPOLIS - Xcel Energy , Colorado's largest utility, has been named the nation's top wind energy provider for the 10 th consecutive year by the American Wind Energy Association, the national... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday April 17, 2014 0 comments Tags: Ben Fowke, Frank Prager, wind energy, Xcel Energy

Colorado PUC votes to keep net metering for Xcel Energy's solar customers

Colorado PUC votes to keep net metering for Xcel Energy's solar customers

DENVER - The Colorado Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday approved a motion from the Colorado Energy Office to keep net metering for Xcel Energy solar customers. The decision followed... Read More

By: InnovatioNews Thursday January 30, 2014 0 comments Tags: Brett Hunt, Colorado PUC, CSEIA, Denver, Edward Stern, net metering, Operation Free, Xcel Energy

REC Solar completes first Xcel Energy community solar project in Boulder

REC Solar completes first Xcel Energy community solar project in Boulder

BOULDER - REC Solar , a national leader in solar electric system design and installation, said it has completed a 500-kilowatt community solar project in Boulder. The Boulder Cowdery Meadows Solar... Read More

By: Steve Monday May 20, 2013 0 comments Tags: Andy Noel, Boulder, REC Solar, Tom Sweeney, Xcel Energy

Xcel and NCAR partner to provide better renewable energy forecasts

Xcel and NCAR partner to provide better renewable energy forecasts

MINNEAPOLIS/BOULDER - Xcel Energy and the Boulder-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) announced they will partner to provide sophisticated renewable energy forecasting. ... Read More

By: Steve Thursday May 9, 2013 0 comments Tags: Ben Fowke, Boulder, NCAR, Thomas Bogdan, Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy, solar industry reach deal to triple utility's solar panel incentive program

Xcel Energy, solar industry reach deal to triple utility's solar panel incentive program

DENVER - Xcel Energy and Colorado's solar industry have reached agreement on a plan to triple the size of the utility's popular solar panel incentive program, according to a story in today's ... Read More

By: Steve Friday May 3, 2013 0 comments Tags: David Eves, Denver, solar power, Xcel Energy

Juwi Wind completes construction of Community Wind South Project in Minnesota

Juwi Wind completes construction of Community Wind South Project in Minnesota

BOULDER - juwi Wind LLC has completed construction of the 30-MW Community Wind South Project in Nobles County, MN, the company announced. The project will serve about 10,000 homes in the... Read More

By: Steve Thursday February 28, 2013 0 comments Tags: Boulder, juwi Wind, Michael Rucker, Xcel Energy