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One Take CEO Interview with Xcel Energy's Ben Fowk‪e‬ One Take CEO Interviews

    • Business

Xcel Energy Chairman and CEO Ben Fowke talks about a wide range of issues during this interview including how the utility is investing so much in carbon-free energy production while keeping rates comparable or lower than its peers. With about half of his workforce working remotely, Fowke shares what he’s doing to keep morale up and accelerate innovation even when people cannot collaborate together. He also discusses how the company is addressing racial issues elevated by George Floyd’s death, the sense amongst many that downtown Minneapolis is no longer a safe place to work, and his greatest challenge this year.


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Xcel Energy Chairman and CEO Ben Fowke talks about a wide range of issues during this interview including how the utility is investing so much in carbon-free energy production while keeping rates comparable or lower than its peers. With about half of his workforce working remotely, Fowke shares what he’s doing to keep morale up and accelerate innovation even when people cannot collaborate together. He also discusses how the company is addressing racial issues elevated by George Floyd’s death, the sense amongst many that downtown Minneapolis is no longer a safe place to work, and his greatest challenge this year.


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22 min

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