On Thursday, October 26, 2017, Xcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) will host a conference call to review third quarter 2017 financial results. Earnings will be released prior to the opening of trading. The call will begin at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. To participate in the conference call, please dial in at least 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start and follow the operator's instructions. You will be asked for the conference ID number. US Dial-In: 800-289-0496International Dial-In: 719-325-4835Conference ID: 7237091 The conference call will also be simultaneously broadcast and archived on our website, along with an MP3 download, at the following location: http://www.xcelenergy.comUnder Company, select: Investor Relations If you are unable to participate in the live event, the call will be available for replay from 1:00 p.m. on October 26 through 11:00 p.m. on October 27, Central Time. Replay NumbersUS Dial-In: 888-203-1112International Dial-In: 719-457-0820Replay Passcode: 7237091 Financial analysts may call:Paul Johnson, Vice President - Investor Relations 612-215-4535 News media inquiries please call Xcel Energy Media Relations at 612-215-5300.Internet: www.xcelenergy.com About Xcel EnergyXcel Energy (NYSE: XEL) provides the energy that powers millions of homes and businesses across eight Western and Midwestern states. Headquartered in Minneapolis, the company is an industry leader in responsibly reducing carbon emissions and producing and delivering clean energy solutions from a variety of renewable sources at competitive prices. For more information, visit xcelenergy.com or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.