San Juan County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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San Juan County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

San Juan County had a 3.67% rise in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding 12 months.

As the 62nd highest generator of electricity in the US out of 3221 counties, San Juan County produces 13,259,090.99 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

San Juan County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 108.32 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 2nd highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

San Juan County ranks highest county in New Mexico out of 33 counties in hydroelectric power production, producing 80,297 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric facilities.

San Juan County consumes about 11.34% of the production put out by their power plants.

San Juan County produces the 69th highest amount of electricity per capita from natural gas out of 3221 counties in the country, with the fuel type accounting for 105.87 megawatt hours a year per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,503,093 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.35 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    13,259,091 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    80,297 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    13,178,794 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    108.98 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,492,197,192 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    12,265.21 kg

Farmington, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Farmington's residents spend 11.08 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 19.46% less than the average New Mexico price of 13.76 cents and 20.81% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $71.41. This is 21.19% less than the New Mexico average bill of $90.61. Farmington produces 34.27% of the electricity used in the city and must purchase power from neighboring cities and counties or rural area power plants.

Emitting 261,815,126.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Farmington ranks 6th worst out of 530 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city also ranks 513th worst in New Mexico in pollution per capita, averaging 5,615.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. Farmington's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Farmington

Farmington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.115/kWh$0.095/kWh$91.36/mo.$52.66/mo.
11th11.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Farmington
16th$71.41Average residential monthly electricity bill for Farmington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Farmington, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Farmington ElectricBUNDLED11.0871.41198,720277,72830,771,493

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Shiprock CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Shiprock CDP's residents spend 14.83 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 7.79% more than the average New Mexico price of 13.76 cents and 5.97% more than the national average of 13.99. Navajo Tribal Utility Authority is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Shiprock CDP deal with 2.68 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 175.64 minutes.

Emitting 45,384,552.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Shiprock CDP ranks 30th worst out of 530 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,880.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Shiprock CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shiprock CDP

Shiprock CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.155/kWh$0.107/kWh$120.14/mo.$47.55/mo.
352nd14.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shiprock CDP
197th$80.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shiprock CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shiprock CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Navajo Tribal Utility AuthorityBUNDLED14.8380.0964,4059,550,000

Bloomfield, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Bloomfield's residents spend 12.24 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 11.04% less than the average New Mexico price of 13.76 cents and 12.54% less than the national average of 13.99 cents. Farmington Electric is the largest vendor in the city based on total residential customers. Customers in Bloomfield deal with 2.68 power outages each year with outages lasting on average 175.64 minutes.

Emitting 43,638,088.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Bloomfield ranks 32nd worst out of 530 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. The city averages 5,880.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity consumed in Bloomfield has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no electricity production sources within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bloomfield

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.127/kWh$0.100/kWh$97.40/mo.$52.29/mo.
81st12.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bloomfield
31st$74.09Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bloomfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bloomfield, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Farmington ElectricBUNDLED11.0871.41277,72830,771,493
Navajo Tribal Utility AuthorityBUNDLED14.8380.0964,4059,550,000

Electricity Production in San Juan County, New Mexico

Power Plants in San Juan County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
San Juan County NM Coal 8,152,6077,838,561,451.49961.4812/2031
San Juan County NM Coal 4,828,774.015,242,803,230.861,085.746/2022
Farmington NM Natural Gas 197,41381,609,941.14413.4
San Juan County NM Conventional Hydroelectric 80,297

San Juan County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in San Juan County results in the release of 1,492,197,191.7 kilograms of CO2 pollution a year, which is 229th highest amount in the United States out of 3221 counties and 2nd highest in New Mexico out of 33 counties. Averaging 12,265.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 288th worst for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. About 97.14% of electricity in San Juan County comes from generation using Coal. Also used is Natural Gas at 2.06% and Conventional Hydroelectric at 0.61%. San Juan County has 4 electricity generation plants, which is 566th most in the US.

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
97.14%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
2.06%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.61%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.19%

San Juan County, New Mexico Net Metering

About 75.00% of the electric companies in San Juan County offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, New Mexico has above average net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in San Juan County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 4.72% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 6.66%, resulting in a rank of 1623rd best in the US and a state rank of 7th best out of 3221 and 33 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in San Juan County:

  • Aztec, New Mexico:
    • Farmington Electric: 57.50%
    • Aztec Electrical: 42.50%
  • Bloomfield, New Mexico:
    • Farmington Electric: 69.11%
    • Navajo Tribal Utility Authority: 30.89%
  • Farmington, New Mexico:
    • Farmington Electric: 100.00%
  • Kirtland, New Mexico:
    • Farmington Electric: 65.02%
    • Navajo Tribal Utility Authority: 34.98%

* 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 San Juan County, New Mexico?

By total megawatt hours sold, Farmington Electric is the largest electricity supplier in San Juan County, New Mexico.

How many power plants are in San Juan County, New Mexico?

San Juan County, New Mexico is home to 4 power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in San Juan County, New Mexico.

Which electricity companies offer service in San Juan County, New Mexico?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Farmington Electric42,314
2Navajo Tribal Utility Authority5,847
3Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative5,051
4Aztec Electrical3,132

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-09-18