Headquarters. Minneapolis

Branch Offices. Utility Engineering Corp. (UE) has offices in Amarillo, Texas; Denver; Groton, Conn.; and Omaha, Neb.; and regional offices in Naperville, Ill., and Atlanta.

Roots. UE was formed in the late '40s to engineer, procure equipment, and manage construction of all its power generation projects. UE is a wholly owned, non-regulated subsidiary of Xcel Energy, Inc., a holding company that owns many power service providers in the United States and abroad.

Areas of Expertise. UE provides engineering services in the following areas: design, project management, project development consulting, procurement, construction management, and start-up and commissioning.

Key Markets. Large, medium, and small coal-fired units, conventional gas-fueled units, combustion turbines, and conventional and pumped storage hydro and diesel units.