Xcel Energy Economic Development partners with a number of organizations throughout our service area and beyond to achieve our common goal of a sustainable regional economy.

Greater Mankato Economic Development Corp. is a joint economic development organization serving Mankato and North Mankato.

Greater Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce provides site location assistance and workforce and economic development programs to the greater Minneapolis area.

Minneapolis Community Planning and Economic Development (CPED) Department promotes the city's planning and community development goals and includes: planning, economic development and housing development.

Progress Plus offers economic development services to companies in Inver Grove Heights and South St. Paul.

Red Wing Port Authority provides economic and business development services to companies in the Red Wing area.

Greater St. Cloud Area Economic Development Partnership is a regional economic development organization serving the St. Cloud area and surrounding communities in central Minnesota.

Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce provides pertinent information about locating or expanding a business in the Saint Paul/East Metro area.

Saint Paul Port Authority is a public economic development corporation that assists manufacturing firms in site location, financing and customized job training in Saint Paul.

Government Resources for Minnesota Economic Development
enables you to locate buildings or land, pull up site-specific demographic data, and generate valuable reports about the 11-county Minneapolis/Saint Paul region.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis provides access to information on banking and economic policy issues.

League of Minnesota Cities includes a directory of Minnesota cities and a link to each city's web site.

Metropolitan Council provides long-range planning for the Twin Cities to remain economically competitive in the international marketplace.

Minnesota Department of Revenue has the latest information on taxes in Minnesota.

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development provides site location assistance and business development information including:

  • economic and industry statistics
  • financial and technical assistance
  • licenses and permits
  • workforce development
  • economic and employment data
  • community profiles
  • trade and tourism information

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities offer numerous training and educational programs and workforce development.

Minnesota State Legislature provides information on legislation and bill status, and statutes, session laws and rules.

North Star, Minnesota State Government Online is an online directory to all Minnesota government agencies and services.