Xcel Latest MISO Utility to Pledge Zero Coal May 22, 2019By Amanda Durish CookMinnesota’s Xcel Energy is aiming to be coal-free by 2030, supported by extending service of its nuclear plant and using more natural gas-fired generation, the utility announced. | Xcel Energy Tell us who you are,get 2 free articles each month. What do you want to know?Want a free trial instead? Click here.Already convinced? View pricing and plans.Already a subscriber? Log in here. Additional news on this topic:Ex-Minnesota Commissioner Joins MISOFormer Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Chairman David C. Boyd has joined MISO as vice president of government and regulatory affairs.Earnings Up, Xcel Touts ‘Steel-for-Fuel’ StrategyXcel Energy reported an increase in earnings for the third quarter as the company said its “steel-for-fuel” strategy of replacing fossil fuel plants with wind turbines will provide a solid blueprint for future growth.MISO Planning Advisory Committee BriefsA summary of measures and issues discussed by the MISO Planning Advisory Committee on Jan. 28, 2015. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.