Torrance County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Torrance County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

With total generation of 4,849,114 megawatt hours, Torrance County is ranked 266th highest generator of electricity of all 3221 counties in the nation for total generation.

Torrance County emits 0 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the New Mexico average of 5,871.07.

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 14.46 cents, while residents of Torrance County pay an average rate of 18.72% above the national average at 17.17 cents per kilowatt hour.

The use of renewable fuel sources for electricity generation in Torrance County grew by 155.01% last year.

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 100.00%, or 4,849,114 megawatt hours, of Torrance County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 1st in New Mexico for total megawatt hours from renewable fuels.

Torrance County generates 2443.05% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the excess.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    190,681 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,849,114 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,849,114 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    322.31 MWh

Moriarty, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Moriarty home are billed a residential electricity price of 17.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 24.99% above New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents, which ranks the city 421st out of 530 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Central New Mexico Electric Coop. The city is faced with an average of 2.1 power outages per consumer a year. These outages go on for an average of 302.7 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Electricity use in Moriarty results in the release of 11,425,092.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 92nd highest amount in the state out of 530 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 256th ranked city in New Mexico for CO2 emissions released per capita. In Moriarty, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moriarty

Moriarty 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 Moriarty
419th$106.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moriarty Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moriarty, 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

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McIntosh CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call McIntosh CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 17.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 24.99% above New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents, which ranks the city 421st out of 530 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Central New Mexico Electric Coop. The city is faced with an average of 2.1 power outages per consumer a year. These outages go on for an average of 302.7 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Electricity use in McIntosh CDP results in the release of 8,190,136.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 119th highest amount in the state out of 530 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 6th ranked city in New Mexico for CO2 emissions released per capita. In McIntosh CDP, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in McIntosh CDP

McIntosh CDP 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 McIntosh CDP
419th$106.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for McIntosh CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in McIntosh CDP, 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

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Estancia, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, inhabitants who call Estancia home are billed a residential electricity price of 17.32 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 24.99% above New Mexico's average rate of 13.86 cents, which ranks the city 421st out of 530 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Central New Mexico Electric Coop. The city is faced with an average of 2.1 power outages per consumer a year. These outages go on for an average of 302.7 minutes. In contrast, the nationwide average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage.

Electricity use in Estancia results in the release of 7,291,863.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 130th highest amount in the state out of 530 cities. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 256th ranked city in New Mexico for CO2 emissions released per capita. In Estancia, there are no power generating facilities. The inhabitants must rely on power produced outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Estancia

Estancia 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 Estancia
419th$106.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Estancia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Estancia, 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

Electricity Production in Torrance County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Torrance County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
El Cabo WindAvangrid (100.00%)
Encino NM Wind 1,128,098
Torrance County NM Wind 1,094,547
Clines Corners Wind Farm LLCPattern Operators LP (100.00%)
Torrance County NM Wind 691,827
Red Cloud Wind LLCPattern Operators LP (100.00%)
Torrance County NM Wind 686,824
Tecolote Wind LLCPattern Operators LP (100.00%)
Torrance County NM Wind 511,865
High Lonesome Mesa LLCHigh Lonesome Mesa, LLC (100.00%)
Torrance County NM Wind 378,901
Duran Mesa LLCPattern Operators LP (100.00%)
Torrance County NM Wind 208,240
Torrance County NM Solar 143,199
CNMEC Solar Energy CenterNew Mexico Renewable Development LLC (100.00%)
Torrance County NM Solar 5,613

Torrance County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Torrance County results in the release of 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is 2948th highest amount in the nation out of 3221 counties. More importantly, the county averages 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's pollution levels. The county has the 210th highest power generation plants of any county in the United States, with 9 total plants. Torrance County's fuel of choice is Wind, with 96.93% of electricity production using this fuel.

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3.07%

Torrance County, New Mexico Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Torrance County, 2 of them offer net metering to their consumers. The state has commendable net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more affordable.

Energy Loss

Torrance County has an average of 9.05% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. With a countrywide average energy loss of 2.76%, Torrance County is ranked as the 2835th best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Torrance County, New Mexico

Providers In Each City in Torrance County:

  • Encino, New Mexico:
    • Central New Mexico Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Estancia, New Mexico:
    • Central New Mexico Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Moriarty, New Mexico:
    • Central New Mexico Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Mountainair, New Mexico:
    • Central New Mexico Electric Coop: 100.00%
  • Willard, New Mexico:
    • Central New Mexico Electric Coop: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers offering service in Torrance County, New Mexico.

How many power plants are in Torrance County, New Mexico?

There are 9 electricity plants in Torrance County, New Mexico

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

The largest electricity supplier in Torrance County, New Mexico by total revenue is Central New Mexico Electric Coop.

Which electricity companies offer service in Torrance County, New Mexico?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Central New Mexico Electric Coop6,398
2Socorro Electric Cooperative471

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01