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Xcel Energy Content Index

The following index maps Xcel Energy’s corporate reporting to the SASB reporting disclosures for our industry. While we report information on nearly all SASB’s metrics and topic areas, we may provide a different unit of measure, different metric or partial information for the topic area.

SASB disclosures for electric utilities and power generators

 
GHG Emissions & Energy Resource Planning
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

1.) Gross global Scope 1 emissions, percentage covered under

2.) emissions-limiting regulations, and

3.) emissions reporting regulations

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Performance Summary (PDF)

CDP Climate Change Questionnaire (PDF)

Form 10K Environmental Regulation

Quantitative GHG Emissions associated with power deliveries

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

CDP Climate Change Questionnaire (PDF)

Discussion and Analysis Discussion of long-term and short-term strategy or plan to manage Scope 1 emissions, emissions reduction targets, and performance against those targets

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Leading the Clean Energy Transition (PDF) and Performance Summary (PDF)

Xcel Energy Carbon Report (PDF)

Form 10K Strategic Priorities

Quantitative

1.) Number of customers served in markets subject to renewable portfolio standards and

2.) percentage fulfillment of RPS target by market

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Renewable Energy (PDF) and Performance Summary (PDF) (customer counts)

Air Quality
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

Air emissions of the following pollutants:

1.) NOx (excluding N2O)

2.) SOx

3.) particulate matter (PM10)

4.) lead (Pb), and

5.) mercury (Hg), percentage of each in or near areas of dense population

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Performance Summary (PDF) and Reducing Air and Other Emissions (PDF)

Water Management
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

1.) Total water withdrawn,

2.) total water consumed, percentage of each in regions of High or Extremely High Baseline Water Stress

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Managing Water Use (PDF)

Quantitative Number of incidents of non-compliance associated with water quantity and/or quality permits, standards, and regulations

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Environmental Management (PDF)

Discussion and Analysis Description of water management risks and discussion of strategies and practices to mitigate those risks

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Managing Water Use (PDF)

Form 10K Risk Factors

Coal Ash Management
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative Amount of coal combustion residuals (CCR) generated, percentage recycled Corporate Responsibility Report:
Preventing and Managing Waste (PDF)
Quantitative Total number of CCR impoundments, broken down by hazard potential classification and structural integrity assessment Corporate Responsibility Report:
Preventing and Managing Waste (PDF)
Energy Affordability
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

Average retail electric rate for

1.) residential,

2.) commercial, and

3.) industrial customers

Form 10K Sales/Revenue Statistics
Quantitative

Typical monthly electric bill for residential customers for

1.) 500 kWh and

2.) 1,000 kWh of electricity delivered per month

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Customer Commitment (PDF)
Quantitative Number of residential electric disconnections for non-payment, percentage reconnected within 30 days Corporate Responsibility Report:
Customer Commitment (PDF)
Discussion and Analysis Discussion of impact of external factors on customer affordability of electricity, including the economic conditions of the service territory

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Customer Commitment (PDF) and Community Relations and Economic Development (PDF)

Workforce Health & Safety
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

1.) Total recordable incident rate,

2.) Fatality rate, and

3.) near miss frequency rate

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

End-Use Efficiency & Demand
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

Percentage of electric utility revenues from rate structures that

1) are decoupled and

2) contain a lost revenue adjustment mechanism 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Energy Efficiency and Electric Vehicles (PDF)
Quantitative Percentage of electric load served by smart grid technology  EEI-AGA ESG/Sustainability Report 
Quantitative Customer electricity savings from efficiency measures, by market Corporate Responsibility Report:
Energy Efficiency and Electric Vehicles (PDF)
Nuclear Safety & Emergency Management
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative Total number of nuclear power units, broken down by US NRC Action Matrix Column 

Form 10K Nuclear Energy Sources

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Reliable and Secure Energy (PDF)

Discussion and Analysis Description of efforts to manage nuclear safety and emergency preparedness Nuclear Energy information on xcelenergy.com
Grid Resiliency
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative Number of incidents of non-compliance with physical and/or cybersecurity standards or regulations   Corporate Responsibility Report:
Reliable and Secure Energy (PDF)
Quantitative

1.) SAIDI,

2) SAIFI, and

3) CAIDI, inclusive of major event days 

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Performance Summary (PDF) 
Category Activity Metric

Xcel Energy Reporting

Quantitative

Number of

1) residential,

2) commercial, and

3) industrial customers served 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

Form 10K Electric Operating Statistics

Quantitative

Total electricity delivered to: 

1) residential,

2) commercial,

3) industrial,

4) all other retail customers, and

5) wholesale customers 

Form 10K Electric Operating Statistics
Quantitative Length of transmission and distribution lines  Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

Form 10K Properties
Quantitative Total electricity generated, percentage by major energy source, percentage in regulated markets 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

Form 10K Energy Source Statistics 

Quantitative Total wholesale electricity purchased 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

Form 10K Energy Source Statistics 

SASB disclosures for natural gas utilities and distributors

Energy Affordability
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative

Average retail gas rate for

1) residential,

2) commercial,

3) industrial customers, and

4) transportation services only 

Form 10K Natural Gas Operations
Quantitative

Typical monthly gas bill for residential customers for

1) 50 MMBtu and

2) 100 MMBtu of gas delivered per year 

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Customer Commitment (PDF)
Quantitative Number of residential customer gas disconnections for non-payment, percentage reconnected within 30 days  Corporate Responsibility Report:
Customer Commitment (PDF)
Discussion and Analysis Discussion of impact of external factors on customer affordability of gas including the economic conditions of the service territory 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Customer Commitment (PDF) and Community Relations and Economic Development (PDF)

End-Use Efficiency
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative 

Percentage of gas utility revenues from rate structures that

1) are decoupled and

2) contain a lost revenue adjustment mechanism 

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Energy Efficiency and Electric Vehicles (PDF)
Quantitative  Customer gas savings from efficiency measures, by market  Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF) and Energy Efficiency and Electric Vehicles (PDF) 
Integrity of Gas Delivery Infrastructure
Category Accounting Metric Xcel Energy Reporting
Quantitative 

Number of

1) reportable pipeline incidents,

2) Corrective Action Orders, and

3) Notices of Probable Violation 

Not reported
Quantitative 

Percentage of distribution pipeline that is

1) cast and/or wrought iron and

2) unprotected steel 

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Reliable and Secure Energy (PDF)

Quantitative 

Percentage of gas

1) transmission and

2) distribution pipelines inspected 

Corporate Responsibility Report: 
Reliable and Secure Energy (PDF)
Discussion and Analysis Description of efforts to manage the integrity of gas delivery infrastructure, including risks related to safety and emissions 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Leading the Clean Energy Transition (PDF) and Reliable and Secure Energy (PDF)

Category Activity Metric

Xcel Energy Reporting

Quantitative 

Number of

1) residential,

2) commercial, and

3) industrial customers served 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

Form 10K Natural Gas Operations

Quantitative 

Amount of natural gas delivered to:

1) residential customers,

2) commercial customers,

3) industrial customers, and

4) transferred to a third party 

Form 10K Natural Gas Operations

Quantitative 

Length of gas

1) transmission and

2) distribution pipelines 

Corporate Responsibility Report:
Performance Summary (PDF)

Form 10K Properties

 
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