Xcel Energy Inc. Declares Quarterly Common Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS--()--The Board of Directors of Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 26 cents per share. The dividends are payable April 20, 2012, to shareholders of record on March 22, 2012.

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Xcel Energy, Minneapolis
Shareholder Services
Tara Heine, 612-215-5391
or
Investor Relations
Paul Johnson, 612-215-4535
or
Xcel Energy Media Representatives, 612-215-5300
www.xcelenergy.com

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Contacts

Xcel Energy, Minneapolis
Shareholder Services
Tara Heine, 612-215-5391
or
Investor Relations
Paul Johnson, 612-215-4535
or
Xcel Energy Media Representatives, 612-215-5300
www.xcelenergy.com