Bernalillo County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Bernalillo County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

With 141,060 megawatt hours produced using solar, Bernalillo County ranks 191st out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar power electricity production.

The 250,534.7 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuel sources ranks Bernalillo County at 5th in the state out of 33 counties in non-renewable power generation.

Bernalillo County ranks 1st out of 33 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population using 8,573,266.33 megawatt hours.

The burning of non-renewable fuels has increased by 11.55% over the previous year in Bernalillo County.

With a population of 676,444 citizens, Bernalillo County is the largest county by population in the state and the 100th largest in the nation.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Bernalillo County's average price is 0.04% above that at 14.47 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    8,573,266 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    398,297 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    147,762 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    250,535 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.59 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,922,450,887 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,798.63 kg

Albuquerque, NM Electricity Overview

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Albuquerque averages a residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens. This is 4.08% more than New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents. Consumers in Albuquerque are faced with 0.94 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 101.13 minutes. The city generates 232,428 megawatt hours from natural gas as the fuel source, ranking them the 3rd ranked city in New Mexico for total electricity production from natural gas.

Electricity consumption in Albuquerque creates 3,310,942,295.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the largest emissions amount of any city in New Mexico. This total also equates to a ranking of 507th highest in New Mexico for emissions per resident with an average of 5,864.65 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is home to 5 electricity producing plants, which is the highest for a city in the state. Albuquerque's power plants primarily use Natural Gas, which accounts for 87.39% (or 232,428 megawatt hours) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albuquerque

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.125/kWh$124.35/mo.$52.52/mo.
227th14.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albuquerque
245th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albuquerque Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albuquerque, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.2138,7383,339,140481,677,000

Zips with electric coverage in Albuquerque, New Mexico include: 87121, 87114, 87120, 87111, 87105, 87124, 87123, 87112, 87109, 87110, 87108 and 9 other zip code(s).

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South Valley CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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South Valley CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens. This is 4.08% more than New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.94 outages per consumer per year, with outages lasting about 101.13 minutes per outage. The US averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes per outage. Public Service Company of New Mexico sells an estimated 63,229.05 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Electricity consumption in South Valley CDP creates 229,523,455.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 8th largest emissions amount of any city in New Mexico. This total also equates to a ranking of 4th highest in New Mexico for emissions per resident with an average of 5,986.84 kilograms of emissions per citizen. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. South Valley CDP's power plants most often use Natural Gas, which accounts for 72.99% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Valley CDP

South Valley CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.125/kWh$124.35/mo.$52.52/mo.
227th14.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Valley CDP
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Valley CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Valley CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.2125,1973,339,140481,677,000

Zips with electric coverage in South Valley CDP, New Mexico include: 87121, 87105, 87106, 87102

North Valley CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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North Valley CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour paid by their citizens. This is 4.08% more than New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents. Consumers in North Valley CDP are faced with 0.94 electrical outages per year with outages lasting on average 101.13 minutes. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $83.2. This is 9.87% lower than the New Mexico average bill of $92.31.

Electricity consumption in North Valley CDP creates 65,456,506.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 22nd largest emissions amount of any city in New Mexico. This total also equates to a ranking of 256th highest in New Mexico for emissions per resident with an average of 5,871.07 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the electricity sold in North Valley CDP has to be sourced from surrounding cities and rural areas, as there are no power generation plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Valley CDP

North Valley CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.125/kWh$124.35/mo.$52.52/mo.
227th14.43¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Valley CDP
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Valley CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Valley CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.23,339,140481,677,000

Zips with electric coverage in North Valley CDP, New Mexico include: 87114, 87107, 87113

Electricity Production in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Albuquerque NM Natural Gas 134,98996,441,484.58714.44
Ford Utilities CenterUniversity of New Mexico (100.00%)
Albuquerque NM Natural Gas 97,43923,137,131.36237.45
Rio Rancho Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Albuquerque NM Solar 27,727
Bernalillo County NM Solar 27,675
Bernalillo County NM Solar 27,449
Santolina Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Bernalillo County NM Solar 25,959
Southside Water Reclamation PlantAlbuquerque City of (100.00%)
South Valley CDP NM Natural Gas 24,808.715,930,842.57642.15
South Valley Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Bernalillo County NM Solar 23,065
Albuquerque Solar Energy CenterPublic Service Company of New Mexico (100.00%)
Albuquerque NM Solar 3,749
City of Rio Rancho WWTPNew Mexico Renewable Development LLC (100.00%)
Rio Rancho NM Solar 2,802
RC Energy AA LLC Solar FacilityRC Energy AA (100.00%)
Albuquerque NM Solar 2,049
Prosperity Energy Storage Facility HybridPublic Service Company of New Mexico (100.00%)
Bernalillo County NM Solar 585

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the highest ranked county out of 33 counties in New Mexico, Bernalillo County releases 3,922,450,886.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 5,798.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Bernalillo County as the 12th highest polluting county in New Mexico. Natural Gas makes up 62.90% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Bernalillo County. Other fuel types used include Solar at 35.42% and Other Biomass Gas at 1.68%. Bernalillo County has the highest power producing plants of any county in the state, with 12 total plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
62.90%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
35.42%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
1.68%

Bernalillo County, New Mexico Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Bernalillo County offering electricity. Of those 3, 66.67% of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Some net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and New Mexico has pretty good laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these companies is 7.82%. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Bernalillo County a rank of 2769th best in the nation out of 3221 counties.

Providers In Each City in Bernalillo County:

  • Albuquerque, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Bernalillo County, New Mexico?

There are 3 electricity providers offering service in Bernalillo County, New Mexico.

How many power plants are within Bernalillo County, New Mexico?

There are 12 active power plants located in Bernalillo County, New Mexico

Which electricity companies offer service in Bernalillo County, New Mexico?

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Bernalillo County, New Mexico?

The largest electricity provider in Bernalillo County, New Mexico by total revenue is Public Service Company of New Mexico.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-09