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Our products and services differ based on state. Please select your state (or the state you're interested in) from the list to the left.
Why do our products and services differ based on state? Because our business is regulated by state. We have regulated operations in eight Western and Midwestern states. The different regulatory body for each state we serve determines what products and services we deliver in that state.
Kent Larson is senior vice president, Operations, at Xcel Energy. He has responsibilities for Energy Supply, Transmission, Distribution, Gas, Commercial Operations, and Supply Chain business functions. Previously, he was vice president and chief energy supply officer, responsible for energy supply plant engineering, construction and operations; fuel strategy and procurement; environmental compliance; energy trading; and corporate supply chain services.
Larson also served as vice president, Transmission and Operating Services, where he was responsible for the planning, development and operations of the electric transmission system and corporate supply chain functions. Prior to this, he held the positions of regional vice president, NSP-Minnesota; chief executive and general manager for NSP in North Dakota and South Dakota; director of sales; and other positions focused on management, engineering and operations.
Larson currently serves as a trustee on the Hamline University board; board member for the American Gas Association; member of the Research Advisory Committee for the Electric Power Research Institute; and serve has past chair of the Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Larson earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.