Service Connection

Information about connecting
natural gas and electric services
for those affected by the Marshall Fire.

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Navigating natural gas and electric service connection can be complicated. The information and resources below can help you start the process.

1) As soon as you have plans that detail what your residence or building will look like, please submit an application for service. Please be sure to have the following information available:

  • Service address where the work will take place
  • Billing address
  • Contact information for the account owner
  • Service details including electric and/or natural gas service and load specifications, you can consult your electrician, plumber, or HVAC professional for help if needed
  • A hand drawn or professionally illustrated site plan that details where the building(s) will be located as well as locations for utility lines, driveways, and landscaping
  • Information on any supplemental needs such as temporary service or outdoor lighting.

2) After an application is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email from Xcel Energy within 24 hours stating that your application was received.

3) Xcel Energy will review the application and follow up with any questions or an approval. A representative may request an additional meeting with you to verify details.

4) After the foundation is laid, please mark the area with an “E” where you would like your electric meter to be installed and “G” where you would like the gas meter to be located.

5) Xcel Energy will monitor the construction process. As soon as an inspection has been completed by your jurisdiction, Xcel Energy will be notified that the meters are ready to be set.

6) Xcel Energy crews will install the meter(s). At that time, your account will be charged for usage.

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