"[Wind energy] projects will reduce customer costs by providing a valuable hedge to rising and volatile fuel prices well into the future."
- Ben Fowke, Chairman, President and CEO, Xcel Energy.
Why do utilities like wind energy? If you ask Xcel Energy, it's the value to consumers. Xcel Energy is a major U.S. electric and natural gas company that operates in 8 states and serves 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers.