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Jul 30, 2013, 11:41 ET 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 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 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 Xcel Energy recognized for military hiring practices

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


May 08, 2013, 12:37 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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...


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...


Oct 16, 2001, 01:00 ET Colorado's Second Commercial Wind Farm Debuts

DENVER, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy, Cinergy Global Power and enXco Inc. announced today that a second commercial wind farm in Colorado...


Oct 15, 2001, 01:00 ET Xcel Media Advisory

Who: Xcel Energy Cinergy Global Power enXco Inc. What: Tour of the Peetz Table Wind Power...


Sep 17, 2001, 01:00 ET Xcel Energy Seeks $571 Million Natural Gas Rate Cut

DENVER, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy today filed a request with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission for a $571 million reduction in...


Jul 05, 2001, 01:00 ET Xcel Energy Places New Switching Station, Line Into Service

DENVER, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy has placed into service its Green Valley Switching Station and a related 40-mile-long, 230-kilovolt...


Jun 06, 2001, 01:00 ET Xcel Energy Preparing to Accept Renewable Energy Proposals

MINNEAPOLIS, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) soon will invite proposals for renewable energy projects to be funded through its...


Feb 19, 2001, 00:00 ET Xcel Energy, American Forests Seek Nominations for Famous and Historic Trees

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcel Energy and American Forests together are seeking nominations for famous or historic trees from across...