Energy efficiency, pollution and political pressure are sending demand and prices for coal lower.
The new speed limit will be 35 miles per hour, down from 40 mph in the Twin Cities.
The overall electric rate increase is well short of earlier projections; specific rates for residential and businesses customers won’t be known for weeks.
The price represents a nearly 20 percent premium for a cabinet maker fresh off an earnings turnaround.
The utility said a disk ruptured in a pressure tank, triggering the alarm and affecting the cooling and ventilation systems, leading to the shutdown.