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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/4/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Rebecca Hogan Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/4/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/4/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Matthew E Pagel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/14/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 27
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 24

For
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 527
Assembly Bill 527
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/10/2021
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 588
Assembly Bill 588
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 731
Assembly Bill 731
Relating to: exemption from public utility regulation regarding renewable electricity. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 888
Assembly Bill 888
Relating to: talent attraction and retention initiatives focusing on veterans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 892
Assembly Bill 892
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 973
Assembly Bill 973
Relating to: apprenticeship and youth apprenticeship completion awards, career and technical education incentive grants and completion awards, technical preparation programs in school districts and technical colleges, creating an individual income tax subt...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2022
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.
Senate Bill 47
Senate Bill 47
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2021
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 468
Senate Bill 468
Relating to: changing the phase-out of utility aid payments for decommissioned power plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/23/2021
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 490
Senate Bill 490
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/6/2021
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 573
Senate Bill 573
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 702
Senate Bill 702
Relating to: exemption from public utility regulation regarding renewable electricity. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/12/2021
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 838
Senate Bill 838
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2022
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.
Senate Bill 843
Senate Bill 843
Relating to: talent attraction and retention initiatives focusing on veterans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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
2/17/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater

SS 090_19
Other
Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...

SS 091_19
Other
Notification Date
1/11/2021
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 promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
The promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

SS 089_19
Other
Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

Rules for interconnecting distributed generation facilities
Agency Name
Public Service Commission (PSC)

Subject
Rules for interconnecting distributed generation facilities

SS 013_21
For
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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

LRB 1902/2 - Authorizing community solar programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1902/2 - Authorizing community solar programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/14/2021
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, including but not limited to LRB-5423.
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, including but not limited to LRB-5423.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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
1/11/2021
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
1/11/2021
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
1/11/2021
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
1/11/2021
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
1/11/2021
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 or net metering, including but not limited to LRB-1550/1.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
distributed generation, third party ownership or net metering, including but not limited to LRB-1550/1.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

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.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$71,248.38
2021
July - December
$71,227.58
2022
January - June
$79,683.15
Total $222,159.11
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
30.00
2021
July - December
14.00
2022
January - June
24.25
Total 68.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
199.75
2021
July - December
175.25
2022
January - June
212.25
Total 587.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
4 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
4 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
4 %
2022
January - June
6 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
6 %
2022
January - June
11 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
7 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
9 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: an incumbent transmission facility owner's right to construct, own, and maintain certain transmission facilities.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
7 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
6 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
27 %
2021
July - December
24 %
2022
January - June
31 %
2022
July - December
Total 28 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
8 %
2021
July - December
9 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
22 %
2021
July - December
26 %
2022
January - June
17 %
2022
July - December
Total 21 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures