Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Northern States Power Company (a Minnesota corporation) (the “Company”) of $800 million principal amount of its 5.10% First Mortgage Bonds, Series due May 15, 2053 (the “Bonds”).

The Company was incorporated in 2000, under the laws of the State of Minnesota. The Company is an operating utility engaged primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The Company also purchases, transports, distributes and sells natural gas to retail customers and transports customer-owned natural gas in Minnesota and North Dakota. As of December 31, 2022, the Company provided electric utility service to approximately 1.5 million customers and natural gas utility service to approximately 0.5 million customers. The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Xcel Energy Inc.

The Hunton Andrews Kurth team included Peter K. O’BrienBrendan P. Harney, Reuben H. Pearlman and Jingyi “Alice” Yao. Robert McNamara, William Freeman and Drew Hermiller provided tax advice.