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Advanced Grid Filings

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:

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.

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)

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