Category: Xcel Energy
Colorado law prohibits utilities from spending ratepayer money on politics
A new law in Colorado prohibits investor-owned utility companies from using ratepayer money to fund trade associations, promotional advertising, certain kinds of lobbying, and other political influence activities. The Colorado...
New bill aims to stop Colorado utilities from spending ratepayer money on politics
A new bill in Colorado would stop investor-owned utility companies from using ratepayer money to fund lobbying, trade associations, promotional advertising, and other political influence efforts. Colorado Senate President Steve...
Xcel pushing measure that has raised gas bills in Minnesota, scrapped in other states
Xcel Energy is fighting the scheduled sunset of a Minnesota law that enables utilities to charge customers hundreds of millions of dollars for fossil gas infrastructure upgrades without standard regulatory...
Xcel Energy is recruiting Minnesota cities to thwart governor’s clean energy agenda
The Carbon-Free Future MN Coalition is part of Xcel’s lobbying campaign against carbon-free electricity by 2040
Utility executive contributions surge in Minnesota state senate race
Out-of-state utility execs flood campaign in a district with a population of just 85,000
Minnesota gas utilities criticized for making Uri crisis worse on customers
Regulators will decide whether to shift costs to utilities or require customers to pick up the full tab
Xcel Energy funding climate opposition in Minnesota
The utility's PAC has given $114,949 to Republican candidates, funds, and party units since 2017
Xcel Energy supports gas industry group pushing false claims in Colorado
Xcel Energy is supporting a new gas industry effort in Colorado that has published false claims about the costs of electrification. The new gas industry group launched the same week...
Xcel Ramps Up Municipal Spending in Hometown Mayoral Election
Utility executives and lobbyists gave thousands to Mayor Jacob Frey, who won his re-election
Pollution Payday: Analysis of executive compensation and incentives of the largest U.S. investor-owned utilities
Download full report Xcel Energy Xcel Energy is an electric and gas utility company with customers in Colorado, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, New Mexico, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Texas. Xcel...