Los Alamos County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Los Alamos County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Los Alamos County has the 1937th highest electricity generation in the nation out of 3221 counties, generating 520 megawatt hours.

Los Alamos County currently is 847th in the United States out of 3221 counties in megawatt hours generated by solar power sources.

Los Alamos County produces 23.65% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to -0.01 megawatt hours per resident and ranks Los Alamos County as the 1189th highest county out of 3221 counties in the country for non-renewable production per capita a year.

Los Alamos Utilities is the largest electricity provider in Los Alamos County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Los Alamos County experienced a 6.26% drop over the last year.

With 643 megawatt produced from solar power and 19,419 residents in Los Alamos County, the county averages 0.03 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 709th in the country out of 3221 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    246,117 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    520 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    643 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -123 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    113,769,333 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,858.66 kg

Los Alamos CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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Los Alamos CDP's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.03% below the average New Mexico rate of 13.86 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. With an estimated 886 total residential customers, Los Alamos Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $76.64. This is 40.98% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86.

Electricity consumption in Los Alamos CDP has byproducts of 77,374,768.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 16th 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 Los Alamos CDP

Los Alamos CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.083/kWh$113.93/mo.$43.62/mo.
84th13.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Los Alamos CDP
42nd$76.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Los Alamos CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Los Alamos CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Jemez Mountains Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.7777.11185,52825,551,400
Los Alamos UtilitiesBUNDLED12.2876.1759,1677,263,059

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White Rock CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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White Rock CDP's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 13.02 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.04% below the average New Mexico rate of 13.86 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. With an estimated 564 total residential customers, Los Alamos Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $76.64. This is 40.98% below the nationwide average bill of $129.86.

Electricity consumption in White Rock CDP has byproducts of 34,357,473.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 43rd highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 503rd highest in New Mexico for emissions per capita. The city is home to zero electricity producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in White Rock CDP

White Rock CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.161/kWh$0.083/kWh$113.93/mo.$43.62/mo.
83rd13.02¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of White Rock CDP
41st$76.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for White Rock CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in White Rock CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Jemez Mountains Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.7777.11185,52825,551,400
Los Alamos UtilitiesBUNDLED12.2876.1759,1677,263,059

Electricity Production in Los Alamos County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Los Alamos County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Los Alamos County NM Solar 520

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 113,769,333.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Los Alamos County due to electricity consumption. Averaging 5,858.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 1088th worst for emissions per capita from electricity use. The county has one electricity generation plant within its borders. In Los Alamos County, Solar is 123.65% of the fuel utilized in electricity production.

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123.65%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
-23.65%

Los Alamos County, New Mexico Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Los Alamos County include Los Alamos Utilities and Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative At the state level, New Mexico has above average net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Los Alamos County is about 4.77% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Los Alamos County a rank of 8th best in the state out of 33.

Power Companies in Los Alamos County, New Mexico

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Los Alamos County, New Mexico by total customer count is Los Alamos Utilities.

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

Los Alamos County, New Mexico is home to 2 electricity companies offering service in the area.

How many power plants are within Los Alamos County, New Mexico?

Los Alamos County, New Mexico is home to one active power plant producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Los Alamos County, New Mexico?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Los Alamos Utilities8,695
2Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative401

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01