DENVER-- Xcel Energy Inc. is asking Colorado regulators to approve a demonstration project that would use forest biomass to generate electricity.
NEW YORK, May 07 Fitch Ratings has assigned a' BBB+' rating to Xcel Energy Inc.' s new 0.75% $450 million issuance of senior unsecured notes due May 9, 2016.
May 3- Xcel Energy Inc:. *Jefferies raises price target to $32.50 from $30.50; rating hold. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
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April 23- The operator of the U.S. Midwest power grid said Tuesday it expects to have enough power to serve homes and businesses this summer. In its summer assessment, the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, the grid operator, forecast it would have a 28.1 percent reserve margin, which is nearly double the grid's 14.2 percent requirement.
The relative price difference between NYMEX Central Appalachian coal and NYMEX Henry Hub gas is at its widest since June 2011 at almost $1.50 per million British thermal units, according to Reuters data. Natural gas traded at $3.87 per mmBtu on Friday morning, while Eastern coal was selling at $2.40 per mmBtu.