Xcel reaches deal on closing large Texas coal plant
A unit of Xcel Energy Inc. would retire a large coal-fired power plant in the Texas Panhandle by the end of 2032 under an agreement filed this week, continuing a trend of proposed coal plant closures in the United States.
Coal plants set to close in Colo., N.M., La.
A major Western power provider announced plans yesterday to shutter two plants as it prepares to exit coal-fired generation in New Mexico and Colorado, the latest in a string of coal closures across the U.S.
Google strikes record solar-storage deal
The company behind the world's most popular search engine is seeking approval for what may be the world's largest corporate deal for utility-scale solar with storage.
Xcel, Western utility moves seen as big boost for renewables
Hopes of better integrating renewable energy in the western United States got a boost this week from Xcel Energy Inc. and three other power providers in Colorado.
Does Texas have too many renewables?
Texas is set to have record amounts of wind and solar. But questions are emerging about whether high levels of renewables could wreak havoc with the grid.