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North Dakota official questions Xcel Energy's use of private planes

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A North Dakota Public Service Commission member has asked Xcel Energy to detail how the costs of rented corporate jets are charged to the utility's electric and gas customers in the state.


Kevin Cramer said his request follows the release of investigative reports by the Minneapolis Star Tribune and Twin Cities television station KSTP that indicate Xcel frequently uses the jets to shuttle top executives and other employees around the region.

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