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Hydroelectric power was an original source of electricity for our company. Some historic hydro projects on our system have generated electricity for more than a century. It is a clean, reliable and low-cost source of energy.

How hydro power works
Xcel Energy continues to use hydro power
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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.