Xcel Energy - Downtown Community Partnership

Xcel Energy

Every day we power millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern States. Our commitment starts with the basics—customers can count on us 24/7 to be there with safe, reliable and affordable energy. But, what we provide goes much deeper than that.

We are a recognized industry leader in delivering renewable energy and in reducing carbon and other emissions, efforts that have put us on a path to a more sustainable energy future. Through a growing range of innovative solutions, we continue to empower our customers with industry-leading options and energy alternatives to support their goals and objectives.

In a rapidly changing industry, we are taking a smart and thoughtful approach to how we produce and deliver energy, looking for better ways to serve our customers and ensure we are Always Delivering.

Our Vision

We will be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need

Our Mission

We provide our customers the safe, clean, reliable energy services they want and value at a competitive price

Our Values

Our values reflect our core beliefs — who we are, how we conduct our business and the importance of our customers. We commit to:

  • Ensure safety for ourselves, our coworkers and the public
  • Work productively and create a challenging and rewarding workplace
  • Treat all people with respect
  • Conduct all our business in an honest and ethical manner
  • Work together to serve our customers
  • Be accountable to each other for doing our best
  • Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion
  • Protect the environment
  • Achieve operational excellence

Operating Companies

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Xcel Energy Inc.’s operations include the activity of four wholly owned utility subsidiaries that serve electric and natural gas customers in our eight states. These utility subsidiaries, referred to as operating companies, are Northern States Power Company-Minnesota, Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin, Public Service Company of Colorado and Southwestern Public Service Company.

Northern States Power Company-Minnesota

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

Electricity and natural gas service (electricity only in South Dakota)

Christopher B. Clark, president

  • Customers:
    • Electricity: 1,460,650
    • Natural gas: 509,323

Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin

Wisconsin, Michigan

Electricity and natural gas service

Mark E. Stoering, president

  • Customers:
    • Electricity: 257,214
    • Natural gas: 113,469

Public Service Company of Colorado


Electricity and natural gas service

David L. Eves, president

  • Customers:
    • Electricity: 1,449,096
    • Natural gas: 1,377,317

Southwestern Public Service Company

Texas, New Mexico

Electricity service only

David T. Hudson, president

  • Electricity customers: 388,999

These four operating companies, along with WYCO Development LLC, a joint venture formed with Colorado Interstate Gas Company (CIG) to develop and lease natural gas pipeline, storage and compression facilities, and WestGas Interstate, Inc. (WGI), an interstate natural gas pipeline company, make up Xcel Energy’s continuing regulated utility operations.

Xcel Energy Services is the service company for the Xcel Energy holding company system. It provides a variety of administrative, management, engineering, construction, environmental and support services, including the company’s philanthropic division.

Xcel Energy Transmission Development Company, LLC (XETD) and Xcel Energy Southwest Transmission Company, LLC (XEST) are transmission-only subsidiaries that will participate in Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and Southwest Power Pool (SPP) competitive bidding processes for transmission projects. Xcel Energy West Transmission Company, LLC (XEWT) is a transmission-only subsidiary that will competitively bid on transmission projects in the western United States.

Additionally, we have one non-regulated subsidiary in continuing operations, Eloigne Company, which invests in rental housing projects that qualify for low-income housing tax credits.

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