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Tour of St. Anthony Falls Hydro Plant with Xcel Energy, 1.5 PDHs

September 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

Tour of St. Anthony Falls Hydro Plant

Join MnSPE members for a fall kickoff tour of St. Anthony Falls Hydro Plant in Minneapolis. Xcel Energy will be our hosts for this tour. We will be touring the St. Anthony Falls powerhouse, spillway, dam structures and Water Power Park.

Attendees will learn how power is generated at St. Anthony Falls Hydro, including an overview of the history of the falls, and how they helped build the City of Minneapolis.

Rob Olson will be our tour guide. He has worked for Xcel Energy for 32 years, and has a background in Water Resources and Chemistry. Rob spent 17 years performing hydro relicensing and environmental work, followed by 15 years managing the Hydro Operations area.

Date & Time: Tuesday, September 19, 2-3:30 PM

PDHs: 1.5

Location: 30  3rd Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Parking details will be send directly to attendees.

*Closed-toed shoes are required for this tour.


Current MnSPE members are free. $90 for non-members. Discounts available for non-member employees of Premier, Diamond, Platinum, and Gold annual sponsors. See registration form for details.


September 19, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT