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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.
Residential customers in Minnesota can save with our Limited Off-Peak rates. Get a reduced energy rate for specific electric equipment operating at off-peak times daily. If you have equipment that stores electric heat during off-peak periods for use during the next day’s on-peak period, you will benefit most if you use:
Your discounted rate is nearly half that of the standard residential rate. However, if you choose to run your equipment during on-peak hours, you will pay an added penalty.
Two installed electric meters allow for the standard kWh rate to be tracked on the first meter for regular household appliance usage while the lower rate is tracked on the second meter for specific appliances. There is an additional monthly meter charge for the extra meter.
You must hire a licensed electrician at your own expense to connect appliances to the off-peak meter, install a duplex socket meter and include an automatic control switch. The estimated cost for this installation is about $1,500 - $2,000. We will provide and install the off-peak meter.
With Limited Off-Peak, you save on your energy bill if you have qualified equipment that stores electric heat during off-peak hours. If you qualify:
See Qualifying equipment below for details on customer installation requirements.
Your discounted rate is nearly half that of the standard residential rate. However, if you choose to run your equipment during on-peak hours, you will pay an added penalty (on-peak rate). There is also an additional monthly meter charge (monthly charge).
|State||Rate Code||Off-Peak Rate/kWh||Monthly Charge||Available Times Everyday||On-Peak rate/kWh|
|Minnesota||A06||$0.01520||$5.15||10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.||$0.20|
As a Limited Off-Peak customer, you get a reduced energy rate for specific electric equipment operating during off-peak times between: 10:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. daily in Minnesota.
Your off-peak rate is about half that of standard residential rates.
You must enroll for at least one year from your sign-up date.
Limited Off-Peak rates are available to residential electricity customers of Xcel Energy in Minnesota.
To enroll, call us at 1-800-895-4999. You must enroll for at least one year from your sign-up date.
After the automatic control and other equipment have been installed, you or your contractor should call 1-800-422-0782, select option 1 and request the Meter Department to install a Limited Off-Peak meter.
You can take advantage of Limited Off-Peak rates if you have specific electric equipment operating at off-peak times daily like:
We will provide and install the off-peak meter. But you must hire a licensed electrician at your own expense to take care of certain installation requirements beforehand:
If you have any questions regarding Limited Off-Peak rates, please call 1-800-895-4999.