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Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 18, 2020
Xcel Energy Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)
414 Nicollet Mall
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name, Former Address and Former Fiscal Year, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Common Stock, $2.50 par value
Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

(d) On August 18, 2020, the Board of Directors of Xcel Energy Inc. (the Company) elected Patricia Kampling to the Board of Directors effective immediately, for a term expiring at the Company’s 2021 annual shareholders meeting. Ms. Kampling will serve on the Finance Committee and the Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committee. Ms. Kampling will receive compensation for her Board service consistent with the compensation received by the Company’s other non-employee directors, as disclosed in the Company’s Schedule 14A, Definitive Proxy Statement filed on April 8, 2020 (file no. 001-03034), prorated from the commencement of her service on the Board to the date of the 2021 annual shareholders meeting.
A copy of the press release announcing this change to the Board of Directors is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.01.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.


Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

August 18, 2020
Xcel Energy Inc. (a Minnesota corporation)
Wendy B. Mahling
Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Managing Attorney

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