Doña Ana County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Doña Ana County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Doña Ana County is the 2nd most populous county in New Mexico.

Doña Ana County produces 95,001 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 224th out of 3221 counties in the country for total megawatt hours generated by solar power.

Doña Ana County produces 0.43 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar energy, giving the county a rank of 14th in New Mexico out of 33 counties.

Doña Ana County produces 5.25 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 5th highest county in the state for non-renewable production per capita.

Doña Ana County ranks 265th in the US out of 3221 counties for natural gas generation, with 1,153,383 megawatt hours produced using the fuel.

There was a 1.50% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the most recent 12 months in Doña Ana County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,782,721 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,266,066 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    112,683 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,153,383 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.77 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,334,171,294 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    6,076.54 kg

Las Cruces, NM Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour for Las Cruces. This is 15.03% lower than New Mexico's average price of 13.86 cents. Las Cruces produces 2.05% of the electricity needed in the city and must import power from nearby cities and counties or rural area power plants. El Paso Electric Company sells an estimated 27,766.83 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity supplier.

Las Cruces is the 2nd highest ranked city in the state out of 530 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 640,528,187.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 5,750.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 511th worst in New Mexico for emissions per capita from electricity use. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Las Cruces. Las Cruces has 2 electricity generation plants in the city. This is the 2nd most power plants within a single city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Las Cruces

Las Cruces residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.079/kWh$152.97/mo.$36.82/mo.
42nd11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Las Cruces
219th$82.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Las Cruces Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Las Cruces, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED11.7882.9778,95891,736,000

Zips with electric coverage in Las Cruces, New Mexico include: 88001, 88012, 88011, 88005, 88007, 88003, 88033

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Sunland Park, NM Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour for Sunland Park. This is 15.03% lower than New Mexico's average price of 13.86 cents. Electricity production in Sunland Park surpasses consumption levels by around 208.49%. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the US, and Sunland Park is in on the action. They generate 635,334 megawatt hours from natural gas as the fuel source. This amount makes them as the 2nd highest in New Mexico out of 530 cities for natural gas generation.

Sunland Park is the 12th highest ranked city in the state out of 530 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 129,337,099.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 7,743.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks worst in New Mexico for emissions per capita from electricity use. Natural Gas makes up 97.29% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Sunland Park. Sunland Park has 2 electricity generation plants in the city. This is the 2nd most power plants within a single city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sunland Park

Sunland Park residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.079/kWh$152.97/mo.$36.82/mo.
42nd11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sunland Park
219th$82.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sunland Park Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sunland Park, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED11.7882.9635,334778,95891,736,000

Zips with electric coverage in Sunland Park, New Mexico include: 88021, 88063, 88008, 79922

Anthony, NM Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 11.78 cents per kilowatt hour for Anthony. This is 15.03% lower than New Mexico's average price of 13.86 cents. El Paso Electric Company is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $82.9 per month, while the US average is $129.86.

Anthony is the 27th highest ranked city in the state out of 530 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 51,037,170.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 6th worst in New Mexico for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Anthony, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Anthony

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.079/kWh$152.97/mo.$36.82/mo.
42nd11.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Anthony
219th$82.9Average residential monthly electricity bill for Anthony Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Anthony, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
El Paso Electric CompanyBUNDLED11.7882.9778,95891,736,000

Electricity Production in Doña Ana County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Doña Ana County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sunland Park NM Natural Gas 635,334387,987,295.22610.68
Doña Ana County NM Natural Gas 483,726220,660,250.58456.17
Doña Ana County NM Solar 47,445
New Mexico State UniversityNew Mexico State University (100.00%)
Doña Ana County NM Natural Gas 34,32311,949,801.78348.16
SunE EPE2 LLCPNC Energy Capital LLC (100.00%)
Las Cruces NM Solar 28,971
Four Peaks Camino RealFour Peaks Energy LLC (100.00%)
Sunland Park NM Landfill Gas 17,68211,004,525.87622.36
Hatch Solar Energy Center I, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Doña Ana County NM Solar 12,516
WSMR IBostonia WSMR SPV LLC (100.00%)
Doña Ana County NM Solar 6,069

Doña Ana County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, Doña Ana County's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 91.10%, or 1,153,383 megawatt hours of production in the county. Solar and Landfill Gas make up 7.50% and 1.40% of electricity production, respectively. The county emits 6,076.54 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 2nd highest polluting county out of 33 counties in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 1,334,171,293.84 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 3rd highest for total emissions in New Mexico. Doña Ana County has 8 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 245th most plants in a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
91.10%
SOLAR
Solar
7.50%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.40%

Doña Ana County, New Mexico Net Metering

Doña Ana County has 2 out of 3 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. At the state level, New Mexico has decent net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Providers In Each City in Doña Ana County:

  • Anthony, New Mexico:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Hatch, New Mexico:
    • Sierra Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • El Paso Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Las Cruces, New Mexico:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Mesilla, New Mexico:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Sunland Park, New Mexico:
    • El Paso Electric Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Doña Ana County, New Mexico?

The largest electricity supplier in Doña Ana County, New Mexico by total customer count is El Paso Electric Company.

How many power plants are located in Doña Ana County, New Mexico?

There are 8 electricity plants in Doña Ana County, New Mexico

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

Doña Ana County, New Mexico has 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Doña Ana County, New Mexico?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1El Paso Electric Company83,176
2Sierra Electric Cooperative183
3Rio Grande Electric Cooperative19

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-20