NEWS: Xcel Energy seeking additional wind resources
AMARILLO, Texas – Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) is seeking proposals for additional wind energy resources as a component of its resource planning process.Through this solicitation, SPS is requesting proposals for wind generation resources that could begin delivery to SPS on or after January 1, 2014 (but no later than December 31, 2015) and that would be contracted through a power purchase agreement. The complete bid package will be available on Monday, March 18 at www.xcelenergy.com. Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m. CDT on Friday, April 12. Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) is a major U.S. electricity and natural gas company with regulated operations in eight 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. Company headquarters are located in Minneapolis.