November 3, 2008

Xcel Energy to Webcast Presentation at EEI Financial Conference November 11, 10:30 A.M. Mountain Time

In connection with the Edison Electric Institute's upcoming Financial Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Xcel Energy (NYSE:XEL) will webcast its presentation to the financial community on Tuesday morning, November 11, at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Time.

Interested investors can access a live audio webcast of the presentation and view slide materials at then click on: Investor Information. A replay of the presentation will be available and archived on our website.

Xcel Energy will file an 8K with the SEC prior to the presentation describing the material information which will be discussed.

This information is not given in connection with any sale or offer for sale or offer to buy any security.