Santa Fe County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Santa Fe County is the 413th highest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours produced in the US out of 3221 counties.

At an average residential rate of 15.65 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Santa Fe County pay a 8.26% markup from the national average rate.

Santa Fe County is the 1753rd highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the country, with a population of 154,823 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 22,668.

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity production in Santa Fe County increased by 3.10% last year.

Santa Fe County released 898,475,297.01 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity use, which ranks them as the 390th worst polluting county out of 3221 counties in the United States.

The county is the 1583rd largest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the country, producing 22,668 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,962,230 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    22,668 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    22,668 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.15 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    898,475,297 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,803.24 kg

Santa Fe, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Santa Fe are billed a residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the New Mexico average rate of 13.86 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the United States average of 14.46 cents. Public Service Company of New Mexico is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in Santa Fe are faced with 0.94 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 101.13 minutes.

For every citizen in the city there are 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 6th worst in the state out of 530 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 513,747,564.01 kilograms. The residents of Santa Fe have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Santa Fe

Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Santa Fe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Santa Fe, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Santa Fe, New Mexico include: 87507, 87505, 87508, 87501, 87506

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Edgewood, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Edgewood are billed a residential electricity rate of 17.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the New Mexico and nationwide average rates of 13.86 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city deals with an average of 2.1 power outages per consumer per year. These outages go on for an average of 302.7 minutes. In comparison, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage. Selling an estimated 1,232.48 megawatt hours, Central New Mexico Electric Coop is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

For every citizen in the city there are 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 256th worst in the state out of 530 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 36,247,956.8 kilograms. The residents of Edgewood have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Edgewood

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.167/kWh$106.30/mo.$94.52/mo.
421st17.32¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Edgewood
442nd$106.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Edgewood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Edgewood, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central New Mexico Electric CoopBUNDLED17.32106.3120,65420,901,000

Zips with electric coverage in Edgewood, New Mexico include: 87015, 87047, 87056

Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP are billed a residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is above the New Mexico average rate of 13.86 cents per kilowatt hour, it is less than the United States average of 14.46 cents. Public Service Company of New Mexico is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP are faced with 0.94 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 101.13 minutes.

For every citizen in the city there are 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 256th worst in the state out of 530 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 35,255,746.78 kilograms. The residents of Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP

Eldorado at Santa Fe 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 Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Eldorado at Santa Fe CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Eldorado at Santa Fe 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 Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Santa Fe County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Santa Fe Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Santa Fe County NM Solar 22,668

Santa Fe County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 5,803.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount of 898,475,297.01 kilograms. The county has one power plant. Santa Fe County's primary fuel used for electricity production is Solar. They generate 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel type.

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Santa Fe County, New Mexico Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Santa Fe County include Public Service Company of New Mexico, Central New Mexico Electric Coop, and Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Santa Fe County is 8.14%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Public Service Company of New Mexico, Central New Mexico Electric Coop, and Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Santa Fe County a rank of 2789th best in the country out of 3221 counties.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Santa Fe County, New Mexico?

By total revenue, Public Service Company of New Mexico is the largest electricity company in Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

How many power plants are located within Santa Fe County, New Mexico?

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

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

Santa Fe County, New Mexico has 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Santa Fe County, New Mexico?

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-09