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Fargo power outages concern PSC; regulatory agency sets Aug. 8 hearing on Xcel electric failures

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FARGO – North Dakota utility regulators will review recent power failures involving Xcel Energy customers here in an appraisal of the firm’s reliability performance.


The Public Service Commission will conduct a hearing Aug. 8 into the causes of the outages, which include three within three days in late June affecting customers in north Fargo.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to