Lincoln County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Lincoln County ranks as the 1674th highest pollution level from electricity consumption in the country and 15th worst in the state, emitting 115,799,659.62 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Lincoln County is the 1862nd largest county by population in the nation, with 20,269 residents living within its borders.

Lincoln County is 25th in New Mexico rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 6,910 megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels.

Lincoln County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.34 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Lincoln County residents are accountable for 5,713.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, making it the 1104th worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the US based on per capita emissions.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest supplier in Lincoln County is Public Service Company of New Mexico.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    256,890 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,910 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,910 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.34 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    115,799,660 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,713.14 kg

Ruidoso, NM Electricity Overview

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Ruidoso's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 16.91 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 22.03% above New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 420th best for average electricity price out of 530 cities in New Mexico. Public Service Company of New Mexico has an estimated 1,605 total residential customers, which is more than any other vendor who operates in the city. Customers in the city deal with 0.94 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting around 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

As the 31st worst ranked city out of 530 cities in the state, Ruidoso emits 45,083,909.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 256th worst in New Mexico for emissions per capita. Electricity companies who provide service in Ruidoso have to rely on electricity produced in neighboring communities and rural areas, since no electricity production occurs in the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ruidoso

Ruidoso 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.
420th16.91¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ruidoso
404th$97.82Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ruidoso Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ruidoso, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otero County Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED18.99110.04112,86721,436,300
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.23,339,140481,677,000

Zips with electric coverage in Ruidoso, New Mexico include: 88345, 88312, 88346, 88338, 88355

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Ruidoso Downs, NM Electricity Overview

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Ruidoso Downs' average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 16.71 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 20.56% above New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 401st best for average electricity price out of 530 cities in New Mexico. Public Service Company of New Mexico has an estimated 450 total residential customers, which is more than any other vendor who operates in the city. Customers in the city deal with 0.94 electrical outages each year, with outages lasting around 101.13 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

As the 72nd worst ranked city out of 530 cities in the state, Ruidoso Downs emits 15,382,190.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 6th worst in New Mexico for emissions per capita. Electricity companies who provide service in Ruidoso Downs have to rely on electricity produced in neighboring communities and rural areas, since no electricity production occurs in the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ruidoso Downs

Ruidoso Downs 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.
401st16.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ruidoso Downs
401st$96.62Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ruidoso Downs Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otero County Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED18.99110.04112,86721,436,300
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.23,339,140481,677,000

Capitan, NM Electricity Overview

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Capitan's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 18.99 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 37.03% above New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 488th best for average electricity price out of 530 cities in New Mexico. Otero County Electrictric Cooperative sells an estimated 82.59 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other suppliers.

As the 121st worst ranked city out of 530 cities in the state, Capitan emits 8,166,651.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Averaging 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 6th worst in New Mexico for emissions per capita. Electricity companies who provide service in Capitan have to rely on electricity produced in neighboring communities and rural areas, since no electricity production occurs in the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Capitan

Capitan residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.190/kWh$0.174/kWh$110.04/mo.$90.84/mo.
488th18.99¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Capitan
448th$110.04Average residential monthly electricity bill for Capitan Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Capitan, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Otero County Electrictric CooperativeBUNDLED18.99110.04112,86721,436,300

Electricity Production in Lincoln County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Lincoln County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Carrizozo SolarSoCore 2017 ProjectCo-NM6 LLC (100.00%)
Lincoln County NM Solar 6,910

Lincoln County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Lincoln County is the 15th worst ranked county in the state out of 33 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 115,799,659.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total also results in a ranking of 1104th highest in the nation for emissions per person. The county is home to one power producing plant. Lincoln County's power plants mainly use Solar, which makes up 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county.

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Lincoln County, New Mexico Net Metering

Of the 4 electricity suppliers in Lincoln County, 4 of them report that they offer net metering. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Lincoln County is 7.67%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Public Service Company of New Mexico, Otero County Electrictric Cooperative, and Central New Mexico Electric Coop. With a United States average energy loss of 2.76%, Lincoln County is ranked as the 2750th best county in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Lincoln County:

  • Capitan, New Mexico:
    • Otero County Electrictric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Carrizozo, New Mexico:
    • Otero County Electrictric Cooperative: 100.00%
  • Corona, New Mexico:
    • Central New Mexico Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Ruidoso, New Mexico:
    • Otero County Electrictric Cooperative: 54.47%
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 45.53%
  • Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 50.00%
    • Otero County Electrictric Cooperative: 50.00%

* 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 Lincoln County, New Mexico?

The largest electricity supplier in Lincoln County, New Mexico by megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of New Mexico.

How many power plants are in Lincoln County, New Mexico?

There is one power plant in Lincoln County, New Mexico

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

Lincoln County, New Mexico has 4 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

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

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-10-24