Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Xcel Energy's management will meet with investors on June 24, 2014 to update
them on Xcel Energy's operations, regulatory plans, and business plans. Xcel
Energy plans to reaffirm 2014 ongoing earnings guidance of $1.90 to $2.05 per
Interested investors may access the presentation materials at the following URL:
Except for the historical statements contained in this release, the matters
discussed herein, including our 2014 earnings per share guidance and
assumptions, are forward-looking statements that are subject to certain risks,
uncertainties and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements are intended to
be identified in this document by the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate,"
"expect," "intend," "may," "objective," "outlook," "plan," "project,"
"possible," "potential," "should" and similar expressions. Actual results may
vary materially. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are
made, and we do not undertake any obligation to update them to reflect changes
that occur after that date. Factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially include, but are not limited to: general economic conditions,
including inflation rates, monetary fluctuations and their impact on capital
expenditures and the ability of Xcel Energy Inc. and its subsidiaries
(collectively, Xcel Energy) to obtain financing on favorable terms; business
conditions in the energy industry, including the risk of a slow down in the U.S.
economy or delay in growth recovery; trade, fiscal, taxation and environmental
policies in areas where Xcel Energy has a financial interest; customer business
conditions; actions of credit rating agencies; competitive factors, including
the extent and timing of the entry of additional competition in the markets
served by Xcel Energy Inc. and its subsidiaries; unusual weather; effects of
geopolitical events, including war and acts of terrorism; state, federal and
foreign legislative and regulatory initiatives that affect cost and investment
recovery, have an impact on rates or have an impact on asset operation or
ownership or impose environmental compliance conditions; structures that affect
the speed and degree to which competition enters the electric and natural gas
markets; costs and other effects of legal and administrative proceedings,
settlements, investigations and claims; actions by regulatory bodies impacting
our nuclear operations, including those affecting costs, operations or the
approval of requests pending before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission; financial
or regulatory accounting policies imposed by regulatory bodies; availability or
cost of capital; employee work force factors; and the other risk factors listed
from time to time by Xcel Energy in reports filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, including Risk Factors in Item 1A and Exhibit 99.01 of Xcel
Energy Inc.'s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2013 and
quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.