For more than 80 years, Xcel Energy and its predecessor companies have served homes and businesses in northern and western Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Today, Xcel Energy is the nation's fourth largest combination electric and natural gas utility with regulated operations in eight states. The Wisconsin and Michigan headquarters are in Eau Claire, Wis., and the company employs more than 1,300 people in the two states where it serves about 260,000 electric and 110,000 natural gas customers.
Xcel Energy is the nation's leading provider of wind energy and the largest renewable energy provider among Wisconsin's major utilities. The company also provides a variety of economic development resources for businesses looking to relocate or expand to its service territory in Wisconsin and Michigan.