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Six Signs Your Furnace May be Kaput

Before the weather gets even colder, find out if your furnace is on its last leg or just needs a tune up. Six Signs Your Furnace is Kaput Just like your car needs to be tuned up...

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Employee Receives Distinguished Volunteer Award

Volunteering with any organization takes time, commitment and dedication. Mary Martinez, Xcel Energy business systems administrative assistant in Minneapolis, has spent the past...

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Cooking Up a Little Holiday Energy Efficiency

The holiday frenzy of festivities is in full swing. It’s one of the happiest, and most expensive, times of the year.  Want to light up your family traditions, or cook up your fav...

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Cooking Up a Little Holiday Energy Efficiency

The holiday frenzy of festivities is in full swing. It’s one of the happiest, and most expensive, times of the year.  Want to light up your family traditions, or cook up your favorite recipes, without breaking the bank? Since light displays and culin...

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RENEWABLE ENERGY

Wind with Benefits

Xcel Energy has always been proud to be known as the national leader in wind energy, and now we have even more wind energy news to boast about.  RES Americas Inc. is building a new 166-megawatt wind farm named “Pleasant Valley” near Austin, Minnesota...

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SAFETY

An Interview with Old Man Winter on Safety Tips

Why is winter an old man? Probably because he’s cranky and unforgiving.  But he’s also pretty darn knowledgeable! We’re not sure exactly why this is the case, but we managed to track him down in an ice fishing shack on Silver Lake just west of...

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FOR YOUR BUSINESS

5 Business Lighting Myths – Totally Busted

As our glorious daylight grows shorter and shorter, now is the time to talk about lighting. It’s more important for the well-being of your business than you realize!  So let’s overcome some of the myths you may be encountering. Myth #1: Lighting is n...

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