Xcel Energy

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Xcel Energy doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 39

Xcel Energy has a DitchCarbon Score of 39 out of 100, indicating room for improvement in their sustainability practices. This score reflects a moderate level of carbon intensity in their operations. The company can aim to reduce its carbon footprint to achieve a higher score and better environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Xcel Energy is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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Xcel Energy operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy production.
8.56%

...this company is doing 8.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Xcel Energy, founded in 2000 and headquartered in Minneapolis, operates within the energy generation and distribution industry. The company serves approximately 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight states, including Colorado and Minnesota. Xcel Energy is known for its commitment to renewable energy, customer service, and environmental stewardship, employing over 12,000 individuals dedicated to providing safe and reliable energy solutions.

Bad news, Xcel Energy hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

Xcel Energy has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets to align with global efforts to mitigate climate change.

There’s always room for improvement,

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