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Providing Colorado customers with an intelligent electric distribution grid built for the future.

Technology is advancing in every area of our lives, and Xcel Energy is using it to improve the way we deliver energy to you. The next generation of the energy grid will give customers more of what they want and expect—new energy management options, savings opportunities, and a secure, more resilient grid.

Xcel Energy's Advanced Grid initiatives include:

Learn more about the Advanced Grid (external link)

Our filings are subject to approval by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, through a process that includes public input and participation. Details, including legal notices, are available on the tabs below.


Smart Meters are Coming to Colorado

Get the latest information about our project to install smart meters throughout Colorado.

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Filing Documents

In July 2017, a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity was approved for this filing by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. For current regulatory information about the Advanced Grid initiative, including annual reports, please visit the CPUC electronic archive at and search for Proceeding No. 16A-0588E.

View the Verified Application (PDF)

Advanced Grid Brochure (PDF)
Learn more about smart meters and how your meter works
Investments to keep your energy safe, reliable and secure
News release (PDF)

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Energy Saving Tip

Install ceiling fans to keep cool air circulating so you can turn down your air conditioner. Still, make sure to turn off your fan when you leave the room.

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Break Ground, Not the Law

Always call 811 before digging in your yard to avoid hitting buried gas or electric lines. Not only is it the safe thing to do, but it's the law.