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Xcel's plan to 2030: Close two coal plants, extend nuclear plant, add more solar


Xcel Energy plans to close two more coal-fired power plants several years early and exit coal generation in Minnesota by 2030, while at the same time extending the life of its Monticello nuclear plant by another decade to 2040.

The Minneapolis-based utility said Monday it also expects to more than triple the amount of its solar power generation by 2030.


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