Farmington Electric

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About Farmington Electric

Farmington Electric is a municipally owned entity located in Farmington, New Mexico and supplying power to customers in New Mexico. There are 7 industrial customer accounts, 9,316 commercial accounts and 36,211 residential customers who are receiving service from the provider. Farmington Electric's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 12.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 12.99% lower than the state's average rate of 14.11 cents and 20.21% less than the national average of 15.39 cents. There were a total of 141 megawatt hours sold to wholesale customers. The megawatt hours sourced by the company came from a combination of electricity generation from power facilities owned by Farmington Electric and supplementary megawatt hours that they purchased by way of wholesale channels. Their total revenue in 2021 from electricity activities was $92,158,000, with 92.24% coming from retail sales to end users and 0.03% from wholesale electricity sales.

Customers of the supplier have an average residential electricity bill of $80.21. This is 38.71% below the national average of $130.88. There are 200,503.63 megawatt hours generated by the company using coal, which is the 187th most in the nation out of 3509 electricity suppliers. Electricity production from renewable fuel types by the company totals 80,297 megawatt hours, ranking the supplier 205th out of the 3509 we track in the US. The company ranks 184th highest in the nation out of 3509 providers for total megawatt hours generated from the use of natural gas.

Farmington Electric Net Metering

Consumers of Farmington Electric are able to take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically feasible as it gives the ability for consumers to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Farmington Electric currently has a loss of roughly 11.57% of the electricity that they produce. This percentage of loss gives them a ranking of 1391st best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the nation.

Farmington Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Farmington Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.130/kWh$0.095/kWh$98.44/mo.$52.66/mo.
1445th12.28¢Farmington Electric's Average residential price per kWh
367th$80.21Average monthly electricity bill for Farmington Electric's residential customers

Farmington Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:101 North Browning Parkway
    Farmington, New Mexico 87401
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:Hank Adair

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Quick Facts About Farmington Electric

With production of 719,245.16 megawatt hours, Farmington Electric is ranked 268th for total production of all companies in the country.

Farmington Electric is 1st in New Mexico out of 29 electricity suppliers for total megawatt hours produced from hydroelectric power.

Farmington Electric generates 638,948.16 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources, which is 14th out of 29 suppliers in New Mexico.

By megawatt hours produced, Farmington Electric is the 19th largest electricity company out of 59 providers in New Mexico.

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Energy Loss

Farmington Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1391 National Rank

Farmington Electric Energy Makeup

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Farmington Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Mexico45,53493,780,1739100%

Farmington Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Rio Arriba County40,347515.88$81.79/mo
San Juan County122,912415.45$87.57/mo

Power Plants Owned by Farmington Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
San Juan County NM Coal 3,096,428.013,371,744,622.031,088.91
Farmington NM Natural Gas 437,569181,491,093.28414.77

Farmington Electric Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Distillate Fuel Oil

Cities Farmington Electric Has Coverage

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

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Farmington Electric FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Farmington Electric?

The current CEO of Farmington Electric is Hank Adair.

What is the average bundled bill for Farmington Electric customers each month?

Farmington Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $80.21, compared to the New Mexico average of $87.29 and the US of $87.29 for bundled service.

What percentage of Farmington Electric's electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Farmington Electric produce 11.16% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Farmington Electric?

Farmington Electric owns or is associated with 2 power plants.

What is the phone number for Farmington Electric?

Farmington Electric's customer service phone number is (505) 599-1353

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Farmington Electric customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Farmington Electric is 12.28 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Farmington Electric sell electricity in?

Farmington Electric supplies electricity in 2 counties.

What percentage of Farmington Electric's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Farmington Electric produces 88.84% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What cities does Farmington Electric offer service to?

Farmington Electric provides electricity to 4 cities throughout the country.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-01