Xcel Energy seeks Minnesota regulatory approval of up to 460-MW solar project, 345-kV lines
The company added that the solar project would partially replace energy production of the nearly 700-MW Sherco Generating Plant Unit 2, currently a coal-powered facility, which will cease operations in 2023
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