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Xcel Enery Talks Rate Hikes and Capital Expansions

Xcel Energy
Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy has announced a rate hike to take place in October and has asked for permission to levy another beginning in November.

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Xcel Energy Continues to Invest in South Plains Electric Infrastructure

Xcel Energy
Xcel Energy

The South Plains region centering on Plainview will be the focus of a series of significant capital improvement projects put in place by Xcel Energy.

According to Xcel, electrical power demand has continued to rise in the region as farmers continue use more electricity for irrigation purposes

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Xcel Energy Requests Fuel Cost Increase in Texas

Ross Land, Getty Images
Ross Land, Getty Images

Xcel says that they are currently spending more on fuel costs than it is taking in from customer fuel charges, which make up about half of a typical residential customer's monthly bill.

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Xcel Energy Customers in Texas & New Mexico to Receive Bill Credit

Matt Cardy, Getty Images
Matt Cardy, Getty Images

Last year, Xcel Energy sold a portion of a transmission line running from Hobbs, New Mexico to Midland, Texas to Sharyland Distribution and Transmission Services.

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Lubbock City Council Changes Rules for Citizens Comments; Approves Zoning Change for Historic Downtown Building

Cole Shooter, KFYO.com
Cole Shooter, KFYO.com

Thursday evening, the Lubbock City Council held their final regularly scheduled meeting for the month of January.

The council unanimously approved two agenda items that piqued some interest during the week

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Xcel Energy Files for Electric Rate Increase with Texas Public Utility Commission

Xcel Energy
Xcel Energy

Xcel Energy today filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas for a base rate increase for retail electric customers. The filing does not affect customers of rural co-ops.

If the rate hike is approved, an average residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt hours per month would see their bill increase by $10

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Xcel Energy Warns Customers of Scammers

Ross Land, Getty Images
Ross Land, Getty Images

Several area customers have said that impersonators are seeking to obtain payment either over the phone or in person.

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Xcel Energy Seeks to Add Charge to Texas Retail Customer Bills

vladeb, Flickr
vladeb, Flickr

Xcel Energy is seeking an additional $13 million in annual revenues to cover costs associated with a $173 million investment of new and updated high-voltage transmission lines built in Texas.

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David Hudson Named as President & CEO of Southwestern Public Service, Xcel Subsidiary

Hudson - SPS
Hudson - SPS

David Hudson, a Lubbock native, began his career as a rate engineer in SPS’s rates and regulation department in 1983.

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Fourth Unit at Xcel Energy Jones Plant Online

vladeb, Flickr
vladeb, Flickr

The Jones Generating Station can now produce enough electricity to power, on average, more than 637,000 homes.

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