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Renewable*Connect 2018 Historical and 2019 Prospective Product Content Label - Minnesota

The product is sold in blocks of 100 kilowatt-hours (kWh); with the option to choose 100% renewable energy. The product will be made up of the following new renewable resources averaged annually:

Green-e Energy Certified New Renewables

ResourceHistorical 2018 AmountProspective 2019 AmountGeneration Location
Wind NA 67% Minnesota
Solar NA 33% Minnesota

Notes:

  1. Prospective 2019 figures reflect the power that we have contracted to provide. Actual figures may vary according to resource availability. We will annually report to you before August 1 of next year in the form of a Historic Product Content Label the actual resource mix of the electricity you purchased. Historical 2018 figures are indicated as not applicable because the program was not offered in 2018.

  2. New Renewables come from generation facilities that first began commercial operation within the past 15 years.

  3. For comparison, the current average mix of resources supplying Northern States Power customers includes: coal (30%), nuclear (29%), natural gas (14%), wind (16%), other renewables (9%), solar (2%). [Source: Xcel Energy, 2019]

  4. The average home in the United States uses 762 kWh per month. [Source: U.S. EIA, 2016]

  5. For specific information about this electricity product, please contact Xcel Energy at 800-895-4999, RenewableConnectMN@xcelenergy.com or visit www.xcelenergy.com/renewableconnect.

Renewable*Connect is Green e-Energy certified, and meets the environmental and consumer-protection standards set forth by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions. Learn more at www.green-e.org.

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