Chaves County, NM: 6 Electric Providers

Chaves County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chaves County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Chaves County ranks 8th in the state out of 33 counties in electricity produced from wind power.

Solar power production in Chaves County has grown from 304,974 megawatt hours to 368,178 megawatt hours per year over the course of the previous 12 months.

Chaves County is home to 65,014 citizens and its power plants generate 558,959 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 8.6 megawatt hours per capita.

Chaves County produces 5.66 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar power, giving the county a ranking of 134th out of 3230 counties in the nation for this category.

Chaves County is the 857th most populous county in the nation.

The county is the 698th highest generator of electricity out of 3230 counties in the nation, producing 558,959 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    895,032 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.77 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    558,959 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    558,959 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.6 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    118,868,017 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,828.34 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Roswell

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Roswell Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

12.33¢ per kWh

  • 1.78% lower than last month
  • 3.23% lower than April last year
  • 13.73% lower than the New Mexico average
  • 27.12% lower than the US average
  • 50th in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 37 since April last year
  • 4,531st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,331 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,369 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

11.98¢ per kWh

  • 0.29% lower than last month
  • 11.94% lower than April last year
  • 16.22% lower than the New Mexico average
  • 25.69% lower than the US average
  • 51st in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 33 since April last year
  • 4,560th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 226 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,924 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$81.33 per month

  • 11.36% lower than last month
  • 2.86% higher than April last year
  • 14.61% higher than the New Mexico average
  • 27.87% lower than the US average
  • 455th in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 12 since April last year
  • 3,731st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,588 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 71 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$110.74 per month

  • 0.17% higher than last month
  • 15.28% lower than April last year
  • 17% higher than the New Mexico average
  • 18.62% lower than the US average
  • 441st in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 49 since April last year
  • 6,105th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 177 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 7,079 since April last year

Roswell, NM Electricity Overview

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Roswell's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.98 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.22% below the average New Mexico rate of 14.30 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. There has been a 4827.21% increase in the use of sustainable fuel types (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Roswell during the previous 12 months. It's great to see these fuels slowly replace fossil fuels such as coal and oil. Roughly 100.00% of the city's electricity production is from solar power, with a total of 75,337 megawatt hours generated using the the Sun's power.

Electricity consumption in Roswell has byproducts of 208,767,596.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 6th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 4,318.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 496th highest in New Mexico for emissions per capita. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Roswell. Roswell has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Roswell

Roswell residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.157/kWh$0.100/kWh$174.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
51st11.98¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roswell
441st$110.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Roswell Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Roswell, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED8.54102.8785,505.497,299,014
Otero County Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED18.59112.39111,557.5720,736,720.32
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED11.82117.711,194,847.53141,284,934

Dexter, NM Electricity Overview

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Dexter's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 28.31% below the average New Mexico rate of 14.30 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. Southwestern Public Service Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Electricity consumption in Dexter has byproducts of 5,049,421.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 152nd highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 4,869.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 121st highest in New Mexico for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dexter

Dexter residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.079/kWh$177.63/mo.$68.23/mo.
32nd10.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dexter
440th$110.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dexter Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dexter, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED8.54102.8785,505.497,299,014
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED11.82117.711,194,847.53141,284,934

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Hagerman, NM Electricity Overview

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Hagerman's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 10.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 28.31% below the average New Mexico rate of 14.30 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. With an estimated 8 total residential customers, Southwestern Public Service Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. With a population of 765 residents, the city is the 196th largest city by population in New Mexico.

Electricity consumption in Hagerman has byproducts of 3,724,982.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 194th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 4,869.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 121st highest in New Mexico for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hagerman

Hagerman residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.079/kWh$177.63/mo.$68.23/mo.
32nd10.25¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hagerman
440th$110.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hagerman Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hagerman, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Valley Elec CoopBUNDLED8.54102.8785,505.497,299,014
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED11.82117.711,194,847.53141,284,934

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Electricity Production in Chaves County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Chaves County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
San Juan Mesa Wind Project LLCClearway Energy (75.00%)Citi Renewable Investments I LLC (25.00%)
Chaves County NM Wind 190,781
Roswell Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Chaves County NM Solar 152,167
Chaves Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Chaves County NM Solar 140,674
Chaves County Solar IIChaves County Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Roswell NM Solar 75,337

Chaves County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 118,868,016.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Chaves County due to electricity consumption. This total results in 1,828.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2724th highest in the United States for pollution per capita. Electricity facilities in the county most often use Solar, which accounts for 65.87% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Chaves County has the 110th most power producing plants of any county in the nation, with 4 total power plants.

SOLAR
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65.87%
WIND
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34.13%

Chaves County, New Mexico Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Chaves County include Southwestern Public Service Company, Central Valley Elec Coop, and Otero County Electrictric Cooperative At the state level, New Mexico has above average net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 5 companies in Chaves County that report energy loss. Together, these 5 providers average a yearly energy loss of 6.64% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the New Mexico average is 9.22%, resulting in a rank of 2627th best in the United States and a state rank of 15th best out of 3230 and 33 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Chaves County:

  • Dexter, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 50.00%
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 50.00%
  • Hagerman, New Mexico:
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 50.00%
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 50.00%
  • Lake Arthur, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 50.00%
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 50.00%
  • Roswell, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 39.57%
    • Otero County Electrictric Cooperative: 20.86%
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 39.57%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Chaves County, New Mexico?

The largest electricity company in Chaves County, New Mexico by total customer count is Southwestern Public Service Company.

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

Chaves County, New Mexico is home to 6 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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

Chaves County, New Mexico is home to 4 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Chaves County, New Mexico?

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-20