So how do we get climate-friendly utilities? @xcelenergy is a leader among industry peers, but it was the visionary citizens and legislators in its markets who took the risk, made the map, built the roads, and gave them a push.
Everyone loves to salute the train’s locomotive, but it was the those that laid the track and built the engine that deserve most of the credit. Thank you, citizens of Minnesota, Colorado, and New Mexico for your leadership!
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So how did the citizens of these states build a pro-climate electric utility like @xcelenergy? Here’s a helpful timeline:
Timeline of State Policies Affecting Xcel Energy
P.S. Don’t forget to look under the hood as you cheer. Here’s three crucial questions about Xcel’s 2018 pledge to be carbon-free