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Xcel Energy Submits IRP to Provide Path to Achieve 100 Percent Carbon-free Energy by 2050

LCG, July 9, 2019--Northern States Power Company, doing business as Xcel Energy, submitted its 2020-2034 Upper Midwest Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on July 1. Xcel Energy (Xcel) states that the IRP "charts the path toward achieving some of the most ambitious carbon reduction goals of any utility in the U.S. Specifically - we aim to reduce carbon emissions 80 percent by 2030, and provide 100 percent carbon-free energy by 2050."

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Interest in Eastern Offshore Wind Projects Rising

LCG, July 5, 2019--Two bills were introduced in the U.S. Senate last week to extend the federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for offshore wind energy. Federal subsidies, together with offshore wind technology advances and states' plans to increase renewables, may spur rapid investments in offshore wind.

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City of Denton Approves 100 MW Solar Project in Quest to Achieve 100 Percent Renewables by 2020

LCG, May 10, 2018--The City of Denton's Public Utilities Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a 15-year contract with NextEra for the power output of a 100 MW solar project, the Bluebell 2 solar facility in West Texas. The City has set a goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2020, and the solar project will be a key step toward achieving the goal.

The Bluebell 2 solar facility will be located northwest of San Angelo. Construction is scheduled to be completed by November. The City of Denton previously contracted with NextEra for the output of the 30 MW Bluebell Solar 1 plant, which is located in the area.

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