Northern States Power d/b/a Xcel Energy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Electric and natural gas utility.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislation and rules affecting existing or proposed operations of electric and/or natural gas utilities.

CEO Name:
Mark Stoering
Director, Regional Government Affairs

Contact
MP
Matt Pagel
10 E Doty St, Suite 511
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 280-7333
(608) 280-7359
Matthew.E.Pagel@xcelenergy.com
http://www.xcelenergy.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Rebecca Hogan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Matthew E Pagel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Deborah Erwin Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/11/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 42
Assembly Bill 42
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/14/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 198
Assembly Bill 198
Relating to: public service commission authority over leased generation contracts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 348
Assembly Bill 348
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We support AB 348 pending adoption of floor amendment to strengthen section on Federal Law and Contracts.
Assembly Bill 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/11/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 497
Assembly Bill 497
Relating to: mitigation requirements applicable to wetland individual permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 118

For
Notification Date
10/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 532
Assembly Bill 532
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 136

For
Notification Date
10/16/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 880
Assembly Bill 880
Relating to: deference by courts to agency interpretations of law, notice and comment requirements for guidance documents issued by agencies, and agency rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 15
Senate Bill 15
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 57

None
Notification Date
2/14/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: public service commission authority over leased generation contracts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/17/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 406
Senate Bill 406
Relating to: mitigation requirements applicable to wetland individual permits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 475
Senate Bill 475
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 745
Senate Bill 745
Relating to: deference by courts to agency interpretations of law, notice and comment requirements for guidance documents issued by agencies, and agency rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Board of Commissioners of Public Lands
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board of Commissioners of Public Lands

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Ethics Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Ethics Commission

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Miscellaneous Appropriations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Miscellaneous Appropriations

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Tax Credits

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
6/15/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Support of the appointment of Lon Roberts as Commissioner of the Public Service Commission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of the appointment of Lon Roberts as Commissioner of the Public Service Commission.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/17/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

the generation, transmission or distribution of electricity or other policies affecting Xcel Energy products or services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the generation, transmission or distribution of electricity or other policies affecting Xcel Energy products or services.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Electric vehicles (EV) and EV charging stations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electric vehicles (EV) and EV charging stations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Distributed Generation, third party ownership and net metering.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Distributed Generation, third party ownership and net metering.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Economic Development issues effecting Xcel Energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Economic Development issues effecting Xcel Energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

State Budget - Public Service Commission and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Budget - Public Service Commission and the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Regulation and taxation of Public Utilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and taxation of Public Utilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Fuels
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to Energy Efficiency and Renewable Fuels

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/8/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to changes to proceedings of PSC and other Regulatory Reform initiatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to changes to proceedings of PSC and other Regulatory Reform initiatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development, drafting or introduction of any proposal relating to distributed generation, third party ownership or net metering.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of any proposal relating to distributed generation, third party ownership or net metering.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development, drafting or introduction of any proposal relating to transmission system reliability.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of any proposal relating to transmission system reliability.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to low income bill assistance and home weatherization programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of any proposals relating to low income bill assistance and home weatherization programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Real estate transactions, including those involving the Wisconsin Stewardship Fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Real estate transactions, including those involving the Wisconsin Stewardship Fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$91,239.97
2017
July - December
$71,502.30
2018
January - June
$92,839.85
2018
July - December
$72,700.76
Total $328,282.88
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
43.00
2017
July - December
21.75
2018
January - June
13.50
2018
July - December
5.25
Total 83.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
197.00
2017
July - December
186.00
2018
January - June
146.25
2018
July - December
174.00
Total 703.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regulation of utility facilities under a county construction site erosion control and storm water management zoning ordinance, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8 %
2018
January - June
4 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: mitigation requirements applicable to wetland individual permits. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regulation of utility facilities under a county construction site erosion control and storm water management zoning ordinance, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
21 %
2018
January - June
21 %
2018
July - December
19 %
Total 22 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
11 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 16 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
6 %
2018
July - December
7 %
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
11 %
2017
July - December
24 %
2018
January - June
11 %
2018
July - December
9 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
26 %
2018
January - June
44 %
2018
July - December
42 %
Total 31 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures