Xcel Energy informed Minnesota regulators that it is planning to solicit proposals for up to 200 megawatts of wind power capacity that would be eligible for the wind-energy Production Tax Credit. The utility does not need additional wind power capacity because it is already meeting the state's renewable portfolio standard, but it is "open to adding cost-effective wind projects that could provide long-term value to our customers," said Judy Poferl of Xcel Energy's Northern States Power Co. in Minnesota.

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