The group says that the rate increase would boost revenue by $90.2 million annually, and would support the cost of expanding infrastructure.
The first wave of Xcel Energy workers from Texas and New Mexico returned today from relief work in New York.
The energy provider will send 30 employees to Virginia to assist Appalachian Power Company to help restore power to the areas impacted by the storm. The group will leave Amarillo tomorrow morning around 7:30am.
Xcel Energy has filed to balance the fuel costs charged to the SPS customers
To help conserve electricity, use large appliances in the morning or late in the evenings, and ensure that home and business air conditioner filters are clean, as well as turning off unneeded lights, computers, and appliances.
The company must comply with New Mexico regulatory requirements which call for 15 percent of the company’s New Mexico retail sales to be derived from renewable resources, and compliance is mandatory by 2015.
Xcel Energy is warning customers in Texas and New Mexico service area to conserve energy today through 7 p.m.
Xcel has received reports from customers about a new scam targeting customers in the Texas-New Mexico service area.
Teams will compete in the pole climb with a raw egg, the hurt-man rescue, and three mystery events.
The group says the contest is being orchestrated to inform customers about programs and services offered by Xcel Energy, including renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, as well as grants, service, and economic developments.