Columbus Electric

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About Columbus Electric

The most recent data reported by the company showed a customer base of 5,217 customers, 214 of which are industrial accounts, 407 are commercial customers and 4,596 are residential accounts. Consumers of Columbus Electric are billed an average residential electricity price of 17.63 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the supplier ranking 2800th out of 2923 in the US for average electricity rate. They sold 93,310 megawatt hours in 2019 through retail accounts. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2019, they made a total of $14,372,800 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 97.18% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users.

The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $125.95, while the Columbus Electric average is 2.84% below at $122.37 per month. This is the 1891st lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the country. The supplier currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates from other providers and then resell it to end consumers.

Columbus Electric Net Metering

Net metering is available to consumers of Columbus Electric. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra megawatt hours into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible.

Columbus Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.176/kWh$0.163/kWh$122.37/mo.$87.20/mo.
2800th17.63¢Columbus Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1891st$122.37Average monthly electricity bill for Columbus Electric's residential customers

Columbus Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:900 North Gold Avenue
    Deming, New Mexico 88030
    United States of America
  • CEO:Chris Martinez

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Columbus Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Arizona487750,100565.4%
New Mexico4,73013,143,0002594.6%

Columbus Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cochise County125,447313.33$101.70/mo
Grant County28,185414.89$95.87/mo
Hidalgo County4,178317.09$122.25/mo
Luna County25,427416.74$115.83/mo

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Columbus Electric FAQ:

How many counties does Columbus Electric sell electricity in?

Columbus Electric offers service in 4 counties throughout the United States.

How many states does Columbus Electric have customers in to?

There are 2 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Columbus Electric including Arizona and New Mexico.

What is the phone number for Columbus Electric?

The Columbus Electric phone number is (575) 546-8838.

Who is the CEO of Columbus Electric?

Chris Martinez is the current CEO of Columbus Electric.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Columbus Electric customers?

Consumers of Columbus Electric, on average, have an electricity BUNDLED rate 17.63 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Columbus Electric customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Columbus Electric is $122.37. The nationwide average is $125.95 for bundled service.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-01