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Alamosa County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Alamosa County currently is 2nd in Colorado out of 64 counties in megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, Alamosa County's average price is 4.18% above that at 16.74 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 71.29% rise in CO2 emissions per capita during the last year in Alamosa County.

Alamosa County ranks 1st out of 64 counties in Colorado for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 17.57 megawatt hours produced per person each year.

Alamosa County ranks 754th in the US out of 3230 counties for natural gas generation, with 12,797.35 megawatt hours generated using the fuel.

Alamosa County is the 54th highest polluting county in the state when considering pollution per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    158,264 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.66 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    301,669 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    287,797 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    13,872 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    18.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,137,157 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    557.93 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Alamosa

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Alamosa Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

14.12¢ per kWh

  • 1.08% higher than last month
  • 0.24% lower than February last year
  • 3.13% lower than the Colorado average
  • 14.07% lower than the US average
  • 266th in the state out of 461 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 45 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 38 since February last year
  • 14,529th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,526 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 306 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

14.31¢ per kWh

  • 0.02% lower than last month
  • 0.44% higher than February last year
  • 2.02% lower than the Colorado average
  • 13.44% lower than the US average
  • 257th in the state out of 461 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 31 since February last year
  • 14,462nd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 61 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,630 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$78.61 per month

  • 17.04% lower than last month
  • 1.02% higher than February last year
  • 26.73% lower than the Colorado average
  • 40.42% lower than the US average
  • 116th in the state out of 461 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 24 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 1,903rd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 687 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 554 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$83.91 per month

  • 0.08% higher than last month
  • 5.02% lower than February last year
  • 22.45% lower than the Colorado average
  • 38.17% lower than the US average
  • 143rd in the state out of 461 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 22 since February last year
  • 1,208th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 691 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 17 since February last year

Alamosa, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Alamosa is approximately 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.68% lower than the state's average rate of 14.41 cents. More electricity is consumed in Alamosa than produced, with consumption totaling 2399.63% of generation. Approximately 100.00% of the city's electricity production comes from solar fields.

Releasing 42,385,156.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Alamosa is the 74th highest out of 483 cities in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,367.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city is home to one power generation plant. In Alamosa, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alamosa

Alamosa residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.099/kWh$124.26/mo.$51.72/mo.
257th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alamosa
143rd$83.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alamosa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alamosa, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.3883.449,404,246.791,352,031,002

Alamosa East CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Alamosa East CDP is approximately 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.68% lower than the state's average rate of 14.41 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Alamosa East CDP average is 39.17% lower at $83.91 per month.

Releasing 6,307,909.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Alamosa East CDP is the 191st highest out of 483 cities in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,557.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity used in Alamosa East CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power production sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alamosa East CDP

Alamosa East CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.099/kWh$124.26/mo.$51.72/mo.
257th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alamosa East CDP
143rd$83.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alamosa East CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alamosa East CDP, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.3883.449,404,246.791,352,031,002

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Hooper, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Hooper is approximately 14.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.68% lower than the state's average rate of 14.41 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of Colorado. Citizens in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $83.91. This is 14.65% below the Colorado average of $98.31.

Releasing 738,353.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hooper is the 379th highest out of 483 cities in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,557.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity used in Hooper has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power production sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hooper

Hooper residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.099/kWh$124.26/mo.$51.72/mo.
257th14.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hooper
143rd$83.91Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hooper Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hooper, Colorado

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED14.3883.449,404,246.791,352,031,002

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Electricity Production in Alamosa County, Colorado

Power Plants in Alamosa County, Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hooper SolarSolar Star Colorado III, LLC (100.00%)
Alamosa County CO Solar 104,381
San Luis Valley Solar RanchAvangrid (100.00%)
Alamosa County CO Solar 73,917
Greater Sandhill IGreater Sandhill I LLC (100.00%)
Alamosa County CO Solar 43,112
Cogentrix of AlamosaKepco Alamosa, LLC (100.00%)
Alamosa County CO Solar 41,062
Alamosa County CO Natural Gas 13,87217,416,464.391,255.5112/2026
Alamosa County CO Solar 13,729
Alamosa County CO Solar 3,999
Alamosa CO Solar 3,908
Alamosa County CO Solar 3,689

Alamosa County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Alamosa County results in the release of 9,137,157.04 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 50th highest amount in Colorado out of 64 counties. This total results in 557.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the county 2785th worst in the nation for emissions per capita. The top fuel source used in Alamosa County is Solar. The county produces 287,797 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 4.24% and 0.36% of generation, respectively. Alamosa County is home to 9 power producing plants, which is the 10th most plants within a county in Colorado.

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95.40%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
4.24%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.36%

Alamosa County, Colorado Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Alamosa County include Public Service Company of Colorado and San Luis Valley REC Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and Colorado has some of the best laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Alamosa County averages out to about 7.64% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Alamosa County a rank of 2768th best in the United States out of 3230.

Power Companies in Alamosa County, Colorado

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Alamosa County, Colorado?

The largest electricity company in Alamosa County, Colorado by total customer count is Public Service Company of Colorado.

Which electricity companies offer service in Alamosa County, Colorado?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of Colorado34,542
2San Luis Valley REC1,656

How many electric companies offer service in Alamosa County, Colorado?

Alamosa County, Colorado is home to 2 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

How many power plants are located in Alamosa County, Colorado?

Alamosa County, Colorado has 9 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Ginalyn Gelera
Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-05-29