Valencia County, New Mexico Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Valencia County, New Mexico Electricity Overview

Valencia County generates 3.33 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 16 highest county out of 33 counties in New Mexico for production per capita.

Valencia County produces 1.32 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 660th highest county in the United States for non-renewable generation per capita.

Valencia County produces 153,536 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuel types. This ranks Valencia County 13th out of 33 counties in New Mexico for total sustainable electricity production.

Valencia County produces 2.01 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Valencia County the 834th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable production per capita in the nation.

Valencia County citizens are responsible for 5,007.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 19th worst polluting county out of 33 counties in the state based on per capita emissions.

There was a 27.57% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel types throughout the past year in Valencia County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    965,824 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    12.67 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    253,778 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    153,536 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    100,242 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.33 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    381,580,370 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,007.29 kg

Los Lunas, NM Electricity Overview

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Los Lunas has an average residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.08% higher than the state's average rate of 13.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 227th out of 530 cities in the state for lowest average electricity rate. More electricity is consumed within Los Lunas than is generated, with electricity usage adding up to 1435.12% of production. Customers in Los Lunas deal with 0.94 electrical outages each year with outages lasting on average 101.13 minutes.

Coming in as the 14th worst ranked city out of 530 cities in the state, Los Lunas emits 94,175,210.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,461.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 513th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to one electricity producing plant. Los Lunas' main fuel type used for electricity production is Solar. The city generates 15,227 megawatt hours from this fuel source.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Los Lunas

Los Lunas 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 Los Lunas
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Los Lunas Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Los Lunas, New Mexico

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Public Service Company of New MexicoBUNDLED14.4383.215,2273,339,140481,677,000

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Belen, NM Electricity Overview

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Belen has an average residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.08% higher than the state's average rate of 13.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 227th out of 530 cities in the state for lowest average electricity rate. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.94 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 101.13 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of New Mexico.

Coming in as the 33rd worst ranked city out of 530 cities in the state, Belen emits 43,211,040.18 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Belen as the 256th highest polluting city in New Mexico. Within Belen, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Belen

Belen 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 Belen
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Belen Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Belen, 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

Los Chaves CDP, NM Electricity Overview

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Los Chaves CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 14.43 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.08% higher than the state's average rate of 13.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 227th out of 530 cities in the state for lowest average electricity rate. The power grid in the city is faced with an average of 0.94 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting roughly 101.13 minutes. The national averages of outages and outage time frames are 1.21 outages per year and 122.99 minutes each outage. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Public Service Company of New Mexico.

Coming in as the 48th worst ranked city out of 530 cities in the state, Los Chaves CDP emits 29,337,713.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 5,871.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Los Chaves CDP as the 256th highest polluting city in New Mexico. Within Los Chaves CDP, there are no power producing plants. The residents must rely on electricity generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Los Chaves CDP

Los Chaves 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 Los Chaves CDP
246th$83.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Los Chaves CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Los Chaves 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 Valencia County, New Mexico

Power Plants in Valencia County, New Mexico

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Valencia Energy FacilityValencia Power LLC (100.00%)
Valencia County NM Natural Gas 85,55751,726,336.9604.58
Valencia County NM Solar 26,830
Meadow Lake Solar Energy CenterPublic Service Company of New Mexico (100.00%)
Meadow Lake CDP NM Solar 24,510
Rio Communities Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Valencia County NM Solar 23,647
Vista Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Las Maravillas CDP NM Solar 23,586
Rio De Oro Solar Energy CenterPNM Resources (100.00%)
Valencia County NM Solar 23,586
Monterey Park CDP NM Solar 16,150
Los Lunas NM Solar 15,227
Valencia County NM Natural Gas 14,6858,648.780.59

Valencia County, New Mexico Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Valencia County is the 771st worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 381,580,369.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,007.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 19th highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. The county has 9 electricity producing plants, which is 3rd most in New Mexico. Valencia County's primary fuel source consumed for electricity production is Solar. They produce 153,536 megawatt hours, or 60.50% of the total production in the county, from this fuel.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
60.50%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
39.50%

Valencia County, New Mexico Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Valencia County offering electricity. Of those 4, 75.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. The state of New Mexico has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Valencia County is 7.82%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Public Service Company of New Mexico, Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, and Central New Mexico Electric Coop. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 6.66%, resulting in a rank of 2769th best in the United States and a state rank of 21st best out of 3221 and 33 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Valencia County:

  • Belen, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%
  • Bosque Farms, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%
  • Los Lunas, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%
  • Peralta, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 100.00%
  • Rio Communities, New Mexico:
    • Public Service Company of New Mexico: 64.93%
    • Socorro Electric Cooperative: 35.07%

* 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 Valencia County, New Mexico?

By total revenue, Public Service Company of New Mexico is the largest electricity provider in Valencia County, New Mexico.

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

Valencia County, New Mexico is home to 9 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity providers serving consumers in Valencia County, New Mexico.

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

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-09