Energy Safety

How can we use electricity and natural gas and stay safe?

Can you smell rotten eggs or a sulphur-like odor in your home? That may be the smell of a natural gas leak! What will you do? We use natural gas and electricity in so many ways. Here you can find out how to use them safely!

Don't use electric items in the shower!!Call 811 BEFORE you dig!

e-SMART and Get SMART!

Xcel Energy invites you to visit our e-SMART website to learn about electricity and natural gas and how to use them safely. This site provides classroom resources for teachers including videos, games, and learning activities as well as resources for kids and parents. Be sure to visit the two Get SMART! links — “Electrical Safety–SMART!” and “Natural Gas Safety–SMART!” — for additional safety information, activities, and stories.