Socorro County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Socorro County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

The largest electricity company in Socorro County by number of customers is Socorro Electric Cooperative.

Socorro County is ranked as the 2121st largest consumer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the US with 210,325.4 megawatt hours being used by consumers living there.

The electricity consumed by consumers in Socorro County is produced outside of their borders as the county has no power generation plants.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Socorro County is 16.07 cents. This rate is about 11.10% higher than the national average rate of 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

With a population of 16,595 residents, Socorro County is the 22nd largest county in the state and the 2062nd largest in the US.

Socorro County customers experience outages averaging 302.7 minutes per incident, with approximately 2.1 outages a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    210,325 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    97,430,328 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,871.07 kg

Socorro, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Socorro's residential electricity rate is 15.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.27% more than the average state price of 13.86 cents and 7.61% higher than the national average of 14.46. Socorro Electric Cooperative has an estimated 21 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Socorro average is 35.12% below at $84.25 per month.

Electricity use in Socorro creates 51,119,365.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 26th highest amount of any city in New Mexico. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Socorro as the 256th highest polluting city in New Mexico. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 110,352.71 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Socorro

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.156/kWh$86.74/mo.$81.77/mo.
372nd15.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Socorro
349th$84.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Socorro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Socorro, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Socorro Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.5684.2567,567.6810,513,864.12

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Alamo CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Alamo CDP's residential electricity rate is 15.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.27% more than the average state price of 13.86 cents and 7.61% higher than the national average of 14.46. Socorro Electric Cooperative has an estimated 57 total residential customers, which is more than all other vendors in the city. The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Alamo CDP average is 35.12% below at $84.25 per month.

Electricity use in Alamo CDP creates 6,751,725.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 138th highest amount of any city in New Mexico. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Alamo CDP as the 256th highest polluting city in New Mexico. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 14,575.13 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alamo CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.156/kWh$86.74/mo.$81.77/mo.
372nd15.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alamo CDP
349th$84.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alamo CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alamo CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Socorro Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.5684.2567,567.6810,513,864.12

Magdalena, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Magdalena's residential electricity rate is 15.56 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.27% more than the average state price of 13.86 cents and 7.61% higher than the national average of 14.46. Magdalena has 806 residents, resulting in it being the 185th largest city by population in New Mexico. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $129.86, while the Magdalena average is 35.12% below at $84.25 per month.

Electricity use in Magdalena creates 4,732,078.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 181st highest amount of any city in New Mexico. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Magdalena as the 256th highest polluting city in New Mexico. The city has no power production plants within its borders, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 10,215.26 megawatt hours the citizens consume every year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Magdalena

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.156/kWh$86.74/mo.$81.77/mo.
372nd15.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Magdalena
349th$84.25Average residential monthly electricity bill for Magdalena Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Magdalena, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Socorro Electric CooperativeBUNDLED15.5684.2567,567.6810,513,864.12

Socorro County, New Mexico Details

Socorro County, New Mexico Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Socorro County, 3 of them offer net metering to their customers. Residents of New Mexico have above average net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

In Socorro County one company reports energy loss, Central New Mexico Electric Coop. They average an annual energy loss of 9.05%. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Socorro County having a rank of 2835th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Socorro County, New Mexico by total customer count is Socorro Electric Cooperative.

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

Socorro County, New Mexico has 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Socorro Electric Cooperative7,653
2Central New Mexico Electric Coop902
3Sierra Electric Cooperative742

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01