Continental Divide Electric Cooperative

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About Continental Divide Electric Cooperative

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative is an electric cooperative. The largest city serviced by the supplier is Gallup, but the company also provides electricity to 3 cities in New Mexico. A total of 24,559 customers (21,424 residential properties, 3,130 commercial accounts and 5 industrial properties) receive electricity from the supplier. Continental Divide Electric Cooperative has an average residential electricity rate of 13.74 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the New Mexico and nationwide average rates of 13.90 and 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 they sold 93.89% of their megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 659,675 megawatt hours were purchased on wholesale channels. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $56,353,000, with 100.00% coming from retail sales to end users.

The New Mexico average monthly residential power bill is $86.42, while the Continental Divide Electric Cooperative average is 5.09% lower at $80.02 per month. This is the 13th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the state. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates and then resell to their customers.

Energy Loss

Companies routinely submit reports for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Continental Divide Electric Cooperative recently reported a loss of 6.05% of the electricity generation total. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the suppliers who operate throughout the United States. Continental Divide Electric Cooperative has received a rank of 1153rd best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the United States.

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.131/kWh$81.94/mo.$73.39/mo.
2178th13.74¢Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
405th$80.02Average monthly electricity bill for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:200 East High Street
    Grants, New Mexico 87020
    United States of America
  • CEO:Robert Castillo

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Energy provider of the year for New Mexico, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Shortest Average Electricity Outages
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Energy Loss

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-6.05%

Total Energy Loss

39,916MWh

1153 National Rank

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Continental Divide Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Mexico24,55956,353,00011100%

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bernalillo County676,444314.47$84.29/mo
Cibola County27,172213.88$80.35/mo
McKinley County72,902414.29$79.98/mo
Sandoval County148,834413.95$78.21/mo
Valencia County76,205415.23$85.22/mo

Cities Continental Divide Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Continental Divide Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the phone number for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative?

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (505) 285-6656

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative customers?

Customers of Continental Divide Electric Cooperative, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 13.74 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the average bundled bill for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Continental Divide Electric Cooperative is $80.02. The state average bundled bill is $86.42 and the nationwide average is $86.42.

Who is the CEO of Continental Divide Electric Cooperative?

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's current CEO is Robert Castillo.

When will Continental Divide Electric Cooperative power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's consumers is 79.72 minutes.

How many counties does Continental Divide Electric Cooperative offer service to?

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative sells electricity to customers in 5 counties in the nation.

What cities does Continental Divide Electric Cooperative have customers in to?

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative has customers in 3 cities.

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