Hidalgo County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Hidalgo County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Hidalgo County is 17.09 cents. This is about 18.18% more than the national average of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

Over the past year, there has been a 13.87% reduction in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Hidalgo County.

Hidalgo County has the 1184th largest total electricity generation of all 3221 counties in the nation, producing 165,949 megawatt hours.

Hidalgo County has a population of 4,178 citizens.

Hidalgo County consumes 31.91% of the generation put out by their power plants. This means they must export or store the remaining megawatt hours.

Hidalgo County ranks 643rd in the county out of 3221 counties for total production of electricity from non-renewable fuel types, with 118,748 of the county's 165,949 megawatt hours coming from those fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    52,952 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    165,949 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    47,201 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    118,748 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    39.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    21,456,013 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,135.47 kg

Lordsburg, NM Electricity Overview

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Residents of Lordsburg are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.08% more than the average state rate of 13.86 cents. The city produces 34,656 megawatt hours from natural gas, ranking them the 5th ranked city in New Mexico for total electricity production from natural gas out of 530 cities. Public Service Company of New Mexico is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 7,347.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 2nd worst in New Mexico out of 530 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 17,156,975.82 kilograms, which is the 64th highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. About 100.00% of Lordsburg's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Lordsburg has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lordsburg

Lordsburg 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 Lordsburg
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lordsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lordsburg, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.234,6563,339,140481,677,000

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Cotton City CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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Residents of Cotton City CDP are billed an average residential electricity price of 17.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 27.29% more than the state's average rate of 13.86 cents. This ranks the city 446th out of 530 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The city is ranked 7th in New Mexico in total electricity generated from power plants within its borders, with 47,201 megawatt hours generated. There is an overabundance of 43,829.71 megawatt hours in the city due to citizens consuming 1300.09% less electricity than the city's power plants produce.

For every person in the city there are 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 521st worst in New Mexico out of 530 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 0 kilograms, which is the 521st highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. About 100.00% of Cotton City CDP's electricity is generated using Geothermal. Cotton City CDP has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cotton City CDP

Cotton City CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.163/kWh$127.68/mo.$88.72/mo.
446th17.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cotton City CDP
502nd$127.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cotton City CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cotton City CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Columbus ElectricBUNDLED17.64127.6836,191.216,384,676.97

Glen Acres CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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Residents of Glen Acres CDP are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.08% more than the average state rate of 13.86 cents. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $83.2. This is 35.93% lower than the nationwide average of $129.86. Customers in the city have 0.94 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 101.13 minutes. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

For every person in the city there are 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 6th worst in New Mexico out of 530 cities for emissions from electricity use per capita. Total emissions in the city are 1,197,697.31 kilograms, which is the 345th highest total amount of pollution for all cities in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Glen Acres CDP

Glen Acres 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 Glen Acres CDP
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Glen Acres CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Glen Acres 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

Electricity Production in Hidalgo County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Hidalgo County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hidalgo County NM Natural Gas 84,09247,150,269.26560.7
Lightning Dock Geothermal HI-01, LLCLightning Dock Geothermal HI-01, LLC (100.00%)
Cotton City CDP NM Geothermal 47,201
Lordsburg NM Natural Gas 34,65620,091,752.66579.75

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Hidalgo County average 5,135.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 1345th worst polluting county in the United States based on emissions per capita. This equals a total pollution amount of 21,456,013.11 kilograms. Natural Gas is the primary fuel type in Hidalgo County, with 66.89% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Totaling Natural Gas with Geothermal (28.44%) and Distillate Fuel Oil (4.67%), these three fuel sources account for 100.00% of the county's electricity generation. Hidalgo County has 3 power plants within its borders. This is the 740th highest amount of power plants within a county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
66.89%
GEOTHERMAL
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
28.44%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
4.67%

Hidalgo County, New Mexico Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Hidalgo County include Public Service Company of New Mexico, Columbus Electric, and Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and New Mexico has commendable laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The single company in Hidalgo County who reports energy loss metrics reported an annual loss of 7.96%. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Hidalgo County having a rank of 2774th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Hidalgo County:

  • Lordsburg, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%
  • Virden, New Mexico:
    • Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Public Service Company of New Mexico is the largest electricity supplier in Hidalgo County, New Mexico.

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

There are 3 electricity suppliers operating in Hidalgo County, New Mexico.

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

There are 3 active electricity plants located in Hidalgo County, New Mexico

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Public Service Company of New Mexico40,261
2Columbus Electric2,373
3Duncan Valley Electric Cooperative81

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-09-27