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:
Karl Hoesly

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

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/22/2023
First Communication Date
6/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 258
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: damages claims relating to delayed relocation of utilities in a highway right-of-way and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/18/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 302
Assembly Bill 302
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for data center equipment or software. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/5/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 226
Senate Bill 226
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/1/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 270
Senate Bill 270
Relating to: damages claims relating to delayed relocation of utilities in a highway right-of-way and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 308
Senate Bill 308
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for data center equipment or software. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/5/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Support appointment of Huebner, Tyler, of Madison, as a Commissioner on the Public Service Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2027
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support appointment of Huebner, Tyler, of Madison, as a Commissioner on the Public Service Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2027

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/27/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Support appointment of Strand, Summer, of Waunakee, as a Commissioner on the Public Service Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2029
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support appointment of Strand, Summer, of Waunakee, as a Commissioner on the Public Service Commission, to serve for the term ending March 1, 2029

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/27/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 1867 Damages claims relating to delayed relocation of utilities in a highway right-of-way and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the DOT
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1867 Damages claims relating to delayed relocation of utilities in a highway right-of-way and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the DOT

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/25/2023
First Communication Date
4/24/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

The deregulation of the electric utility industry or providing retail electric choice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The deregulation of the electric utility industry or providing retail electric choice.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transmission siting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transmission siting.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislation that does not reduce safety standards when excavating with power equipment near natural gas pipelines, electric transmission and distribution wires.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation that does not reduce safety standards when excavating with power equipment near natural gas pipelines, electric transmission and distribution wires.

Notification Date
12/21/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
12/21/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Authorizing community solar programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Authorizing community solar programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/21/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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
12/20/2022
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
12/20/2022
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.

Energy efficiency and Renewable fuels.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy efficiency and Renewable fuels.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2022
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.

Changes to proceedings of PSC and other regulatory reform initiatives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to proceedings of PSC and other regulatory reform initiatives.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/20/2022
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
12/20/2022
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

  2023
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$94,654.94
Total $94,654.94
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
35.00
Total 35.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
196.75
Total 196.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
8 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for data center equipment or software. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
11 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: damages claims relating to delayed relocation of utilities in a highway right-of-way and modifying administrative rules promulgated by the Department of Transportation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4 %
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
12 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12 %
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
24 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 24 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
26 %
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 26 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures