414 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN, 55401 United States
#255 in FORTUNE 500 (June 2015)
Xcel Energy has accelerated its energy engine in utility markets across the US. The utility holding company distributes electricity to 3.5 million customers and natural gas to 1.9 million in eight states through four regulated utilities; Colorado and Minnesota account for most of its customers. Its utilities -- Northern States Power (NSP-Minnesota and NSP-Wisconsin), Public Service Company of Colorado, and Southwestern Public Service (in New Mexico and Texas) -- have the combined capacity of more than 17,000 MW of electricity. Xcel owns transmission and distribution lines, as well as natural gas assets. It is also a leading wind power provider in the US, with wind farms in Colorado, Minnesota, and Texas.