Alamosa County, Colorado Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Alamosa County, Colorado Electricity Overview

Alamosa County is the 14th largest producing county in the state out of 64 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

The burning of non-renewable fuels in electricity generation in Alamosa County has declined by 47.03% in the last year.

Alamosa County generates 97.08% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 14 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Alamosa County is ranked as the 1085th largest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country for total electricity production, producing 236,212 megawatt hours.

Alamosa County consumes only 68.55% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the excess 31.45%.

Alamosa County is 3rd out of 64 counties in the state in solar power generation, with 229,316 megawatt hours produced from solar power.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    161,928 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.89 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    236,212 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    229,316 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    6,896 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    14.42 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,617,721 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    404.11 kg

Alamosa, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Alamosa is approximately 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.99% lower than the state's average rate of 13.44 cents. More electricity is consumed in Alamosa than produced, with consumption totaling 2225.96% of generation. Approximately 100.00% of the city's electricity production comes from solar fields.

Releasing 49,092,818.15 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 5,006.41 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh$111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
73rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alamosa
11th$81.23Average 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 ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

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Alamosa East CDP, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Alamosa East CDP is approximately 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.99% lower than the state's average rate of 13.44 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 $123.86, while the Alamosa East CDP average is 34.42% lower at $81.23 per month.

Releasing 7,616,473.21 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 5,241.89 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh$111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
73rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alamosa East CDP
11th$81.23Average 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 ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

Hooper, CO Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Hooper is approximately 12.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.99% lower than the state's average rate of 13.44 cents. Residents of Hooper use over 0 megawatt hours for citywide electricity needs, making Hooper the 428th largest consuming city in the state out of 483 cities. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $81.23 per month, while the national average is $123.86.

Releasing 424,593.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hooper is the 425th highest out of 483 cities in Colorado for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 5,241.89 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 March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.099/kWh$111.40/mo.$51.72/mo.
73rd12.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hooper
11th$81.23Average 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 ColoradoBUNDLED12.9081.239,960,5481,284,955,049

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 106,355
San Luis Valley Solar RanchAvangrid (100.00%)
Alamosa County CO Solar 66,497
Cogentrix of AlamosaKepco Alamosa, LLC (100.00%)
Alamosa County CO Solar 43,947
Alamosa County CO Natural Gas 6,8969,653,581.11,399.8812/2026
Alamosa CO Solar 4,356
Alamosa County CO Solar 4,194
Alamosa County CO Solar 3,967

Alamosa County, Colorado Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Alamosa County results in the release of 6,617,720.79 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 50th highest amount in Colorado out of 64 counties. This total results in 404.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the county 2814th worst in the nation for emissions per capita. The top fuel source used in Alamosa County is Solar. The county produces 229,316 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Natural Gas and Distillate Fuel Oil make up 2.68% and 0.24% of generation, respectively. Alamosa County is home to 7 power producing plants, which is the 9th most plants within a county in Colorado.

SOLAR
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97.08%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.68%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.24%

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 4.93% 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 2.76%. This earned Alamosa County a rank of 1781st best in the United States out of 3221.

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 Colorado33,886
2San Luis Valley REC1,620

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 7 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-18