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September 29, 2017
Power outage in Oxbow-Hickson area
September 29, 2017 - 10:31am
September 16, 2017
Xcel Energy linemen install intelligent switches on the electric grid in Fargo to improve service reliability. In the event of a power failure, the switches automatically reroute electricity to keep power flowing. Special to The Forum
Xcel Energy to keep paying credits to customers often in the dark
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am
July 12, 2017
South Fargo outage leaves over 900 without power
July 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
February 21, 2017
An airplane flies over a drone during the Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York January 1, 2015. REUTERS file photo
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
February 21, 2017 - 2:32pm
December 22, 2016
In North Dakota, almost 20 percent of electricity generation comes from wind power. These turbines, near Edgeley, are among the state's 2,140-megawatt wind power capacity. New wind farms are in development to take advantage of tax credits that are being phased out. File photo.
Downsized N.D. wind farm approved on split vote
December 22, 2016 - 5:46pm
The decision means that Minnesota utilities may buy electricity produced in North Dakota plants, where they generate power with locally mined coal. Pixabay image.
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
August 22, 2016 - 4:58pm