Our Outdoor Lighting program has various rates depending on wattage, style of fixture and pole, and specific lighting program selected such as the leased or purchase options.
Street light systems installed and owned by Xcel Energy provide flat rate energy, as well as a full maintenance package. To obtain an estimate for a specific lighting program send us an email or contact us at 1-800-960-6235.
For more information, view our rate schedules
A representative from your municipality can call 1-800-960-6235 to request a list of street light locations for non-metered lights. You can also visit our Street Light and Facility Information Portal (external link). Note: Only one person can register for an account, but the password may be shared with others within the city. You will need your city's account number when registering to view this information.
To request a Nightwatch* installation and/or receive information on installation criteria please call our business office at 1-800-960-6235.
View our Nightwatch light rates Click on A07 Auto Protective Light from the sidebar menu.
Please note: Mercury Vapor lights are no longer available for new installations. Xcel Energy will convert mercury vapor units to high-pressure sodium upon failure of the mercury vapor ballast.
*Nightwatch lights are also referred to as Automatic Protective Lighting Service in Xcel Energy’s rate schedule and on the billing.
We are developing our LED Security Lighting program and will have those fixtures available in the near future.
Below you will find available styles of outdoor lighting. You can also call us at 1-800-960-6235 and we’d be happy to set up an appointment to review options with you in person. Sorry, we can’t meet with individual residents. If you’re a resident, you’ll need to speak with your city hall.
High Performance Beauty The Classic Acorn combines superior photometrics with exceptional design and sets a new standard for decorative post top luminaries. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK, AND GREEN. Available on pole style A (aluminum), B, & C only.
Historic Sophistication The Antique Acorn captures the superior photometrics of the Classic Acorn while adding definitive flair to its design. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK, AND GREEN. Available on pole style A (aluminum), B, & C only.
The Vernon pleasantly blends an old-fashioned look and classic styling to enhance any outdoor setting. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK, AND GREEN. Available on pole styles B & C only.
The Lantern captures the beauty of yesteryear with features that provide both function and form to deliver a warm illumination. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK, AND GREEN Available on pole styles A (aluminum), B & C only.
The Evans intelligent design will revitalize any community roadway with sophisticated style. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK, AND GREEN Available on pole style “D” only.
The Colonial luminaire presents an old-fashioned charm in any community setting. COLORS: BRONZE ONLY Available on pole styles A, B, & C.
This luminaire stands the test of time with its traditional appeal making it a great match for any neighborhood setting. COLORS: BRONZE ONLY Available on pole style “A” only.
A balanced blend of form and functionality to minimize light trespass and illuminate your roadways with style. COLORS: BRONZE ONLY Available on pole style “A” only.
The Rectilinear has a straightforward approach to providing optimum light levels and a clear crisp look to your community. COLORS: BRONZE ONLY Available on pole style “A” only.
The Cobrahead is appreciated for function and form that contributes to the safety and security of well-lit streets for your residents and business patrons. COLORS: GREY ONLY Available on pole style “A” only.
A round, smooth tapered shaft available in varying heights, anchor based or direct buried. Fiberglass – 18’ or 30’ direct buried. COLORS: BRONZE ONLY Aluminum – 18’ direct buried. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK & GREEN Aluminum – 30’ base mounted. COLORS: BRONZE & GREEN
An aluminum decorative pole with a 15 ft. fixture mounting height. This pole comes in both a 19 ft. direct buried version and a 15 ft. base mounted with decorative base. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK & GREEN.
A fluted base mounted pole with a 15 ft. fixture mounting height. Available in both fiberglass and aluminum. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK & GREEN.
A decorative base mounted fluted aluminum pole with a 25 ft. fixture mounting height. COLORS: BRONZE, BLACK, & GREEN. Available only with the Evans fixture.
We’re here to help! Contact our professional and courteous support services team for any of your outdoor lighting questions, concerns, or streetlight outage reporting.
825 Rice Street 3rd Floor
St. Paul, MN 55117
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (with the exception of holidays)
Reduce your monthly operating expenses by paying for installation and equipment at the time of construction.
Construction Cost = Total Cost of Installation
Maintenance Cost = $5.00 - $8.00 Monthly (based on lamp wattage & underground/overhead service)
Lease your system over 25 years with little or no capital up front.
Construction Cost = Approximately $0 - $1000 (based on normal installation requirements to unusual installation requirements)
Maintenance Cost = $10.00 - $18.00 Monthly (based on lamp wattage & underground/overhead service)
Based on the installation package and product type, your monthly rate may include energy, maintenance or a combination of both. Rates are determined using the following criteria:
Rates for Xcel Energy-owned systems, including maintenance and energy, range from $5.45 to $40.10 per month. Maintenance only for customer owned systems ranges from $2.15 to $17.15 per month
Xcel Energy will perform the above maintenance items in addition to supplying and stocking materials, making all repairs and replacement of luminaires, wiring and poles.
Customer will make all repairs and replacements, except those maintenance items above, which shall be performed by Xcel Energy.
Customer will make all repairs and replacements, furnishing and installing all replacement glassware, gaskets, ballasts and starters except those maintenance items above which shall be performed by Xcel Energy.
Customer will purchase and stock at a convenient location, all glassware, ballast assemblies, starters and gaskets.
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