Electric Rates & Providers in Rio Arriba County, NM

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Rio Arriba County generates 25,182 megawatt hours from hydroelectric plants in the past 12 months, which gives them a rank of 386th highest out of 3230 counties in the United States for total hydroelectric production.

The largest electricity provider in Rio Arriba County by megawatt hours sold is Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative.

Rio Arriba County is home to 40,347 residents and its power generating plants produce 203,225 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 5.04 megawatt hours per capita.

Rio Arriba County is the 6th highest producer of solar energy by megawatt hours generated in the state.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Rio Arriba County saw a 20.16% drop during the last 12 months.

Rio Arriba County's 100.00% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuels for electricity production over the course of the last 12 months is surely a step in the wrong direction.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    554,008 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    13.73 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    203,225 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    205,796 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -2,571 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    121,761,558 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,017.86 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Española

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Española Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

14.04¢ per kWh

  • 2.46% higher than last month
  • 8.49% higher than March last year
  • 8.04% lower than the New Mexico average
  • 17.5% lower than the US average
  • 139th in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since March last year
  • 11,278th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,634 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,529 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.78¢ per kWh

  • 0.67% higher than last month
  • 0.66% higher than March last year
  • 9.36% lower than the New Mexico average
  • 16.95% lower than the US average
  • 131st in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since March last year
  • 11,937th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,104 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 952 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$64.46 per month

  • 12.3% lower than last month
  • 2.97% lower than March last year
  • 13.32% lower than the New Mexico average
  • 46.43% lower than the US average
  • 94th in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since March last year
  • 388th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 669 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 143 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$80.59 per month

  • 0.2% lower than last month
  • 1.09% lower than March last year
  • 12.81% lower than the New Mexico average
  • 40.33% lower than the US average
  • 110th in the state out of 512 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 23 since March last year
  • 325th in the US out of 31,812 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 58 since March last year

Española, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Española's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.39% less than the average state rate of 14.27 cents. Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The New Mexico average monthly residential power bill is $95.01, while the Española average is 15.18% less at $80.59 per month. This ranks the city 110th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 50,007,448 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Española because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,766.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Española has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Española

Española residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.125/kWh$121.21/mo.$52.97/mo.
131st13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Española
110th$80.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Española Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Española, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Jemez Mountains Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.8380.58183,749.3525,411,414.68

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Chimayo CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Chimayo CDP's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 13.78 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.39% less than the average state rate of 14.27 cents. Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The New Mexico average monthly residential power bill is $95.01, while the Chimayo CDP average is 15.18% less at $80.59 per month. This ranks the city 110th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

Roughly 15,290,115.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Chimayo CDP because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 4,766.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Chimayo CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chimayo CDP

Chimayo CDP residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.152/kWh$0.125/kWh$121.21/mo.$52.97/mo.
131st13.78¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chimayo CDP
110th$80.59Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chimayo CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chimayo CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Jemez Mountains Electric CooperativeBUNDLED13.8380.58183,749.3525,411,414.68

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Dulce CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Dulce CDP's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 19.39 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 35.91% more than the average state rate of 14.27 cents. There is an overabundance of 129,485.06 megawatt hours in the city due to the fact that citizens are using 361.72% less electricity than the city's electricity facilities generate. With 101.56% of its electricity generation coming from renewable fuel sources, the city ranks 2nd out of 530 cities in New Mexico for total electricity generation from renewable fuel sources.

Roughly 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Dulce CDP because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The city is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 3rd highest out of any city in the state. In Dulce CDP, Solar makes up 101.56% of the fuel used in electricity generation.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dulce CDP

Dulce CDP residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.209/kWh$0.171/kWh$135.38/mo.$58.89/mo.
499th19.39¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dulce CDP
307th$90.02Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dulce CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dulce CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Northern Rio Arriba ElectricBUNDLED19.4690.0114,170.112,756,847.17

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Electricity Production in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Jicarilla Solar 2Jicarilla Solar 2 LLC (100.00%)
Dulce CDP NM Solar 130,759
Jicarilla Solar 1 LLCRepsol Renewables NA (100.00%)
Dulce CDP NM Solar 34,523
Rio Arriba County NM Conventional Hydroelectric 22,090
Alcalde Solar ArrayJemez Cuba LLC (100.00%)
Rio Arriba County NM Solar 6,236
Syncarpha El RitoSyncarpha El Rito I, LLC (100.00%)
El Rito CDP NM Solar 3,766
Rio Arriba County NM Conventional Hydroelectric 3,092
Blue Sky OneSSA Solar of NM, LLC (100.00%)
Rio Arriba County NM Solar 2,759

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Releasing 121,761,558.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Rio Arriba County is the 14th worst out of 33 counties in New Mexico for total pollution from electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 2287th worst in the United States for pollution per citizen. The county is home to 7 electricity producing plants, which is the 394th most plants within a county out of the country's 3230 counties.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
88.87%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
12.39%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-1.27%

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Net Metering

Approximately 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Rio Arriba County offer net metering to their consumers. The state of New Mexico has commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 3 providers is 2.97%. With a state average energy loss of 9.22%, Rio Arriba County is the 5th best county in New Mexico for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Rio Arriba County:

  • Chama, New Mexico:
    • Northern Rio Arriba Electric: 100.00%
  • Española, New Mexico:
    • Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico?

How many power plants are within Rio Arriba County, New Mexico?

Rio Arriba County, New Mexico has 7 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico?

By total megawatt hours sold, Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative is the largest electricity supplier in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

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

There are 4 electricity providers offering service in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-05-31