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Renewable Natural Gas: Request for 
Information

Xcel Energy seeks information as we explore development of a voluntary renewable natural gas customer program.

Xcel Energy continues to lead the clean energy transition while providing reliable and affordable service to our customers. In addition to adding industry-leading amounts of renewable energy for our electric customers, we are also improving the environmental impact of our natural gas system, including developing innovative ways to deliver renewable natural gas for use in homes and businesses. This Request for Information is a first step in developing programs to deliver renewable natural gas for our customers in the Upper Midwest and Colorado.

The company is requesting general and technical information from renewable natural gas project developers, marketers and others that may deliver renewable natural gas supply in Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Responders can provide information on RNG for sale from facilities currently in operation, projects that are under development or ventures being planned or considered. The requested information includes production method, daily production volumes, gas quality, locations, start-up dates and contract terms.

How It Works

Responses must be submitted to us by 5 p.m. Central Time on July 24, 2020. All responses must be submitted electronically in the spreadsheet and sent to the following email address: 2020RNGRFI@xcelenergy.com.

Estimated Schedule

The schedule is subject to change.

RFI Issued May 26, 2020
Deadline for submitting questions June 8, 2020
Responses to questions submitted June 23, 2020
RFI responses due, 5:00 pm CT July 24, 2020

Additional Information

Prior to submitting a response, please review all files below in the Documents section. These documents include detailed instructions and requirements needed to develop and submit a response. Please submit all questions regarding the RFI process, specific information being sought and other details of this RFI by email to 2020RNGRFI@xcelenergy.com.

Documents

2020 Renewable Natural Gas RFI Document (PDF)

Xcel Energy RNG RFI Forms.xlsx

NSPM Natural Gas System Map

NSPW Natural Gas System Map

Frequently Asked Questions

Q&A - Renewable Natural Gas RFI

Please email the RFI Project Manager with any other questions.

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