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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 22,148 customers (19,316 residential properties, 2,827 commercial accounts and 5 industrial properties) receive electricity from the supplier. Continental Divide Electric Cooperative has an average residential electricity rate of 14.78 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the company ranking 16th out of 39 providers in the state and 1977th out of 2892 in the country. There were a total of 580,086 megawatt hours sold through retail sales in 2022 by the company. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they acquired via the wholesale market. Of the electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. Their revenue for 2022 from electricity activities was $54,816,000, with 100.00% coming from retail sales to end users.

The New Mexico average monthly residential power bill is $89.16, while the Continental Divide Electric Cooperative average is 0.96% higher at $90.46 per month. Continental Divide Electric Cooperative is the 20th ranked supplier in the state for average monthly bill amount. 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 8.71% 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 1374th best out of 3517 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 September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.159/kWh$0.122/kWh$136.05/mo.$53.68/mo.
1977th14.78¢Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
580th$90.46Average monthly electricity bill for Continental Divide Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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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
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Energy provider of the year for New Mexico, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for New Mexico, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

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

-8.71%

Total Energy Loss

55,399MWh

1374 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 Mexico22,14854,109,960.9412100%

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bernalillo County672,508315.27$90.18/mo
Cibola County27,284214.90$90.11/mo
McKinley County69,830416.16$91.50/mo
Sandoval County153,501314.05$82.12/mo
Valencia County78,080415.62$88.35/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?

You can reach Continental Divide Electric Cooperative by phone via (505) 285-6656.

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

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Continental Divide Electric Cooperative is 14.78 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $90.46, compared to the New Mexico average of $89.16 and the nationwide of $89.16 for bundled service.

How many counties does Continental Divide Electric Cooperative sell electricity to?

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

Who is the CEO of Continental Divide Electric Cooperative?

Robert Castillo is the current CEO of Continental Divide Electric Cooperative.

What cities does Continental Divide Electric Cooperative provider electricity in?

Continental Divide Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 3 cities in the nation including New Mexico.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-06-03