Chaves County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Chaves County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Chaves County is the largest producer of solar power by megawatt hours generated in New Mexico out of 33 counties.

Chaves County's average residential electricity rate is 13.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.43% below the national average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Customers in Chaves County experience an average of 1.7 outages lasting 202.9 minutes per year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

With 341,478 megawatt produced from solar power and 65,157 consumers in Chaves County, the county averages 5.24 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 4th out of 33 counties in New Mexico.

Chaves County has experienced a 15.09% drop within the previous 12 months in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production.

Chaves County ranks as the 19th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in New Mexico, releasing 92,281,860.85 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    825,801 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    626,590 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    626,590 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    9.62 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    92,281,861 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,416.3 kg

Roswell, NM Electricity Overview

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Roswell's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.03 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.98% below the average New Mexico rate of 13.86 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. The city had a 4.92% drop in the usage of renewable fuels, such as solar or wind energy, compared to non-renewable fuel types, like coal and oil. Southwestern Public Service Company sells an estimated 11,861.34 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other suppliers.

Electricity consumption in Roswell has byproducts of 282,300,511.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 5th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,830.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 509th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.079/kWh$177.63/mo.$68.23/mo.
85th13.03¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Roswell
492nd$120.8Average 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 CoopBUNDLED10.97128.2583,3659,145,503
Otero County Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED18.99110.04112,86721,436,300
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED11.95119.011,183,616141,450,423

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Dexter, NM Electricity Overview

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Dexter's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.31% below the average New Mexico rate of 13.86 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 6,305,524.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 146th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 6th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.079/kWh$177.63/mo.$68.23/mo.
23rd11.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dexter
494th$123.63Average 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 CoopBUNDLED10.97128.2583,3659,145,503
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED11.95119.011,183,616141,450,423

Hagerman, NM Electricity Overview

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Hagerman's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 11.46 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 17.31% below the average New Mexico rate of 13.86 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 975 residents, the city is the 160th largest city by population in New Mexico.

Electricity consumption in Hagerman has byproducts of 5,724,288.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 156th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 6th 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 January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.079/kWh$177.63/mo.$68.23/mo.
23rd11.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hagerman
494th$123.63Average 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 CoopBUNDLED10.97128.2583,3659,145,503
Southwestern Public Service CompanyBUNDLED11.95119.011,183,616141,450,423

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 LLCCiti Renewable Investments I LLC (25.00%)Clearway Energy (75.00%)
Chaves County NM Wind 227,245
Chaves Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Chaves County NM Solar 169,927
Roswell Solar, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Chaves County NM Solar 167,259
Anderson Wind IIAnderson Wind Project, LLC (100.00%)
Chaves County NM Wind 41,086
Anderson Wind IAnderson Wind Project, LLC (100.00%)
Chaves County NM Wind 16,781
Roswell NM Solar 4,292

Chaves County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 92,281,860.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Chaves County due to electricity consumption. This total results in 1,416.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2690th highest in the United States for pollution per capita. Electricity facilities in the county most often use Solar, which accounts for 54.50% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Chaves County has the 362nd most power producing plants of any county in the nation, with 6 total power plants.

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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 5.54% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the New Mexico average is 6.66%, resulting in a rank of 2290th best in the United States and a state rank of 10th best out of 3221 and 33 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Chaves County:

  • Dexter, New Mexico:
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 50.00%
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 50.00%
  • Hagerman, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 50.00%
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 50.00%
  • Lake Arthur, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 50.00%
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 50.00%
  • Roswell, New Mexico:
    • Central Valley Elec Coop: 39.57%
    • Otero County Electrictric Cooperative: 20.86%
    • Southwestern Public Service Company: 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 6 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-24