Union County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Union County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Union County's average price is 74.00% higher at 25.16 cents per kilowatt hour.

The average monthly residential electric bill in Union County totals $134.69. For comparison, the national average bill is $129.86.

Union County comes in as the 24th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption in New Mexico, emitting 23,948,075.12 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Union County has a population of 4,079 residents.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Union County had a 6.32% decrease during the last 12 months.

Union County has emissions of 5,871.07 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 1083rd worst polluting county in the US by per capita pollution.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    51,697 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    23,948,075 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,871.07 kg

Clayton, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Clayton's residential electricity rate is 20.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 46.72% higher than the state's average price of 13.86 cents and 40.62% above the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of New Mexico. The power grid in the city deals with an average of 0.94 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 101.13 minutes. The countrywide averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Clayton emits 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 503rd worst polluting city out of 530 cities in New Mexico. This adds up to total emissions of 15,517,225.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 70th highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clayton

Clayton 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.
501st20.33¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clayton
463rd$112.54Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clayton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clayton, 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
Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)BUNDLED26.24141.889,1992,414,200

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Des Moines, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Des Moines' residential electricity rate is 26.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 89.35% higher than the state's average price of 13.86 cents and 81.49% above the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) sells an estimated 22.29 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than all other electricity providers. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $141.88. This is 53.69% more than the state average bill of $92.31.

Des Moines emits 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 6th worst polluting city out of 530 cities in New Mexico. This adds up to total emissions of 686,914.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 412th highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Des Moines

Des Moines residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.262/kWh$0.222/kWh$141.88/mo.$113.75/mo.
510th26.24¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Des Moines
510th$141.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Des Moines Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Des Moines, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)BUNDLED26.24141.889,1992,414,200

Capulin CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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On average, Capulin CDP's residential electricity rate is 22.31 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 60.98% higher than the state's average price of 13.86 cents and 54.29% above the nationwide average of 14.46 cents. Springer Electric Cooperative is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Capulin CDP is ranked as the 30348th largest electricity consuming city out of 530 in New Mexico with consumption totaling 773.12 megawatt hours.

Capulin CDP emits 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 256th worst polluting city out of 530 cities in New Mexico. This adds up to total emissions of 358,134.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the city 468th highest for total pollution in the state. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Capulin CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.201/kWh$115.76/mo.$98.06/mo.
502nd22.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Capulin CDP
468th$115.76Average residential monthly electricity bill for Capulin CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Capulin CDP, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)BUNDLED26.24141.889,1992,414,200
Springer Electric CooperativeBUNDLED18.3889.6514,2182,613,000

Union County, New Mexico Details

Union County, New Mexico Net Metering

Of the 2 electricity suppliers in Union County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Citizens of New Mexico have decent net metering regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Union County who report energy loss data had an average of 1.60% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Union County a rank of 105th best in the nation out of 3221.

Providers In Each City in Union County:

  • Clayton, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico): 50.00%
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 50.00%
  • Des Moines, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico): 100.00%
  • Folsom, New Mexico:
    • Springer Electric Cooperative: 50.00%
    • Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico): 50.00%
  • Grenville, New Mexico:
    • Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico): 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is the largest electricity supplier in Union County, New Mexico.

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

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)673
2Springer Electric Cooperative626

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

There are 2 electricity companies offering service in Union County, New Mexico.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-10-24