Forging Our Path
Corporate Responsibility Report for 2014

At a Glance

  • Electricity Customers
  • Natural Gas Customers
  • Employees

Xcel Energy has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the past eight years, and in 2015, was named one of Forbes Magazine’s Most Trustworthy Companies in America, based on our company’s strong corporate governance and transparent accounting practices.


Earning Customer Loyalty

Customer Satisfaction


Customers give us high marks for reliability and supporting safety, corporate citizenship and renewable energy. We know expectations are growing. Customers want solutions that give them more control over their energy. Xcel Energy was named the Best Energy Service Provider/Utility by the U.S. Green Building Council’s Best of Building Awards for our innovative energy management programs in 2014.


Providing Community Value

Community Giving

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    Energy Assistance
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    Economic Development

Xcel Energy plays an integral role in the economic prosperity of hundreds of cities and towns across our service territory. We are literally connected to our communities through ongoing investment in the infrastructure that brings them reliable, affordable utility service. We want to have a positive impact in all we do—as an energy provider, a community member and a good neighbor.


Fostering a Safe, Productive Workforce

Employee Engagement


Xcel Energy is cultivating a workforce that is forward thinking and team oriented, with the goal to attract, train and retain the most skilled and highest performing employees. And we never lose sight of our No. 1 priority—safety. Xcel Energy is recognized as a Best for Vets Employer by Military Times, one of the Most Valuable Employers for Military by, and as a top-100 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs.


Leading Environmental Commitment

Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Xcel Energy is a top U.S. utility for renewable energy sales and energy efficiency savings, according to a 2014 Ceres benchmarking report. We continue to steadily reduce emissions through our ongoing investment in clean energy, including wind and solar power, energy saving programs and system modernization. It’s a strategy that works for our customers and the communities we serve as we balance the environment with the need for reliable, affordable energy.


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