US clean energy investor-owned utility Xcel Energy is seeking regulatory approvals to add almost 10GW of wind and solar capacity in the states of Colorado and Minnesota by the end of the decade.

The proposed additions in Colorado (2.3GW wind and 1.6GW large-scale PV) and Minnesota (2.65GW wind and 3.15GW PV) would help the company to meet its 80% carbon reduction by the end of this decade.

Xcel, whose service territory includes five states in the Upper Midwest, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, had 11.2GW