Costilla County, Colorado Electric Profile

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Costilla County has emissions of 5,369.54 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 5,343.57.

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The electricity consumed by residents of Costilla County is produced in other counties as the county has no power generation plants.

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Costilla County’s average residential price per kilowatt hour is 1.53% more than the nationwide average price, at 13.66 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents.

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Costilla County customers have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $90.61, which is 2.70% lower than the Colorado average bill of $93.12 and 24.64% lower than the nationwide average bill of $120.24.

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By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Costilla County is Public Service Company of Colorado.

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Costilla County has a population of 3,887 citizens.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    38,469 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.9 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    20,871,408 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,369.54 kg

San Luis, CO Electric Overview

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San Luis has an average residential electricity rate of 16.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 33.18% more than the state's average rate of 12.69 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is San Luis Valley REC. San Luis is home to 790 residents, resulting in it being the 241st most populated city in Colorado.

Electricity use in San Luis creates 4,241,937.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 237th most of any city in Colorado. The city also ranks 9th worst in Colorado in pollution per resident, averaging 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 7,818.52 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Luis

San Luis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.148/kWh$154.58/mo.$88.04/mo.
402nd16.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Luis
285th$115.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Luis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Luis, Colorado

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San Luis Valley RECBUNDLED16.90115.98No DataIcon representing missing value.71,98212,165,000

Blanca, CO Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Blanca home purchase electricity for, on average, 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.80% less than the average state rate of 12.69 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $76.22 per month, while the state average is $93.12. Patrons in Blanca have a 18.15% discount compared to the rest of the state. Blanca is home to 498 residents, resulting in it being the 286th largest city in Colorado.

Blanca has no electricity generation plants within its borders. The city is the 284th highest ranked city in the state out of 459 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 2,674,031.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,369.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the city is the 101st highest polluting city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blanca

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.099/kWh$109.99/mo.$51.72/mo.
31st11.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blanca
6th$76.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blanca Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blanca, Colorado

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Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED11.8376.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,114,4801,196,229,980

Fort Garland CDP, CO Electric Overview

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On average, citizens of Fort Garland CDP are charged a residential electricity rate of 11.83 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the city ranking 31st out of 459 cities in the state. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $76.22 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Customers in Fort Garland CDP pay a 18.15% markdown compared to other residents in the nation. Selling 635.9 megawatt hours each year, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Fort Garland CDP is the 288th worst ranked city in the state out of 459 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 2,582,749.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total also results in a ranking of 101st highest in Colorado for pollution per resident from electricity consumption, with an average of 5,369.54 kilograms of emissions per capita. The city is home to no power plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Garland CDP

Fort Garland CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.099/kWh$109.99/mo.$51.72/mo.
31st11.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Garland CDP
6th$76.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Garland CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Garland CDP, Colorado

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Public Service Company of ColoradoBUNDLED11.8376.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,114,4801,196,229,980

Costilla County, Colorado Details

Costilla County, Colorado Net Metering

Costilla County has 3 out of 3 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, Colorado has great net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Costilla County has 3 companies who report energy loss from their electricity grid. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 4.90%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Colorado average is 3.81%, resulting in a rank of 1981st best in the US and a state rank of 40th best out of 3220 and 64 counties, respectively.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Costilla County, Colorado?

By total revenue, Public Service Company of Colorado is the largest electricity supplier in Costilla County, Colorado.

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

Costilla County, Colorado has 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Costilla County, Colorado?

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1Public Service Company of Colorado69,981
2San Luis Valley REC1,551
3San Isabel Electric Association60

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16