Xcel Energy is a major U.S. electricity and natural gas company, with operations in 10 Western and Midwestern states. Xcel Energy provides a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.3 million electricity customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers through its regulated operating companies.
The company owns over 260,000 conductor miles of electricity transmission and distribution lines, and more than 33,000 miles of natural gas pipelines; and operates power plants that generate over 15,200 megawatts of electric power.
In 2005, Xcel Energy reported total revenues of $9.6 billion and net income of $512.9 million.
Coverage for eligible dependents includes:
Bargaining unit benefits are based on the contract negotiated with a specific local union.
Employees whose families are comprised of domestic partners and/or children of a domestic partner have participated in Xcel Energy benefits since 1992.
Xcel Energy provides a pension plan to help employees prepare
for a financially secure retirement. The pension benefit is based
on an employee's length of service and eligible compensation.
Updated February 14, 2006