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Jul 30, 2013, 11:41 ET
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Xcel Energy plans to grow wind power by 30 percent

 Xcel Energy, already the country's top wind energy provider, proposes to significantly expand its wind power production to reduce customer...

Jul 10, 2013, 11:45 ET
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Xcel Energy plans to bolster veteran hiring practices

 Ben Fowke, chairman, president and CEO of Xcel Energy, today outlined to the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee ways the utility plans to...

Jun 11, 2013, 12:18 ET
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Xcel Energy builds on environmental, community commitments

 Xcel Energy in 2012 achieved milestones in energy efficiency, emissions reductions and renewable energy. These achievements are highlighted...

May 24, 2013, 13:12 ET
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Xcel Energy recognized for military hiring practices

Xcel Energy was recently recognized as a 2013 winner of the Most Valuable Employer for Military by for its efforts in hiring...

May 08, 2013, 12:37 ET
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Xcel Energy and NCAR power up renewable energy forecasts

 Xcel Energy announced today an expanded agreement with the National Center for Atmospheric Research for sophisticated renewable energy...

Apr 22, 2013, 13:06 ET
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Xcel Energy on track to surpass CO2 reduction goal by 2020

Xcel Energy today announced a 16 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, or 14 million tons, since the utility in 2005 began a reduction...

Apr 11, 2013, 18:39 ET
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Xcel Energy No. 1 Wind Energy Provider

Xcel Energy remains the number one utility provider of wind energy in the United States, according to a newly released report from the American...

Apr 10, 2013, 12:33 ET
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Xcel Energy Serves Legal Notice on Boulder Muncipalization Efforts

Xcel Energy announced earlier this week that it will pursue additional legal measures if Boulder, Colorado attempts to provide electric service to...

Mar 06, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Fowke addresses House Energy and Power Subcommittee

 On Tuesday, March 5, 2013, Ben Fowke, chairman, president and CEO of Xcel Energy, addressed the U.S. House Subcommittee on Energy and...

Mar 01, 2013, 15:39 ET
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Fowke Named to NIAC Committee for Cybersecurity

Xcel Energy President, Chairman and CEO, Benjamin Fowke, has been named to a committee that formed as a result of a NIAC (National Infrastructure...

Sep 19, 2012, 05:00 ET

Global Weather Corp. Delivers Cost-Saving Wind Forecast Service to Xcel Energy

 Global Weather Corp. (GWC) announced completion of the first full-year operational deployment of its WindWXSM energy forecast service with...

Jan 31, 2007, 00:00 ET

El Paso Corporation, Xcel Energy Announce Joint Venture for Development of Pipeline and Storage Infrastructure in Colorado

HOUSTON, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colorado Interstate Gas (CIG), a subsidiary of El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP), and Xcel Energy (NYSE:...

May 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

United Way of America Recognizes Xcel Energy as Recipient of Summit Award

DENVER, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way of America (UWA) today honored Xcel Energy as a Summit Award recipient of its coveted Spirit of...

Jul 03, 2003, 01:00 ET

As Temperatures Rise, Xcel Energy Offers Cool Tips

DENVER, July 3 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent hot weather and high temperatures in the summer forecast, Xcel Energy offers some tips to keep homes...

Jun 13, 2003, 01:00 ET

e prime Energy Traders Disciplined for Improper Reporting Practices

DENVER, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- e prime, a natural gas marketing and trading subsidiary of Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL), today said it has...

Jun 05, 2003, 01:00 ET

Play it Safe This Spring and Summer With Tips From Xcel Energy

DENVER, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With warmer weather generally here in Colorado, Xcel Energy reminds customers engaged in outdoor activities or...

Apr 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

Xcel Energy Announces Rate Case Settlement in Colorado

DENVER, April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) announced today that it has reached a comprehensive settlement regarding all...

Mar 25, 2003, 00:00 ET

Xcel Energy Says Keep Gas Meters Clear of Ice and Snow to Prevent Potentially Dangerous Natural Gas Pressure Buildup

DENVER, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of recent heavy snow throughout the state, Xcel Energy officials remind homeowners to keep outdoor...

Mar 07, 2003, 00:00 ET

Xcel Energy Files for Gas Cost Adjustment in Colorado

DENVER, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy today filed for a $95.6 million Gas Cost Adjustment increase through September 2003, to reflect an...

Dec 27, 2002, 00:00 ET

Xcel Energy's Metro Power Plant Emission Reduction Equipment to Become Operational

DENVER, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 1, 2003, Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) will begin full operation of the nation's most aggressive voluntary...