The low NOx combustion system for unit 1 was placed into service in November 2003. The system was designed to reduce NOx emissions by approximately 40 percent from current baseline emission levels. Both units fire a blend of western sub-bituminous and eastern bituminous coals. The burners and OFA ports for Unit 2 were placed in service at the end of March 2004.
21 May 2004 – Rising prices, rising executive pay, frequent outages and Indian rights are some of the topics that could come up today at Xcel Energy’s shareholders meeting in Denver, a company spokesman said.