Kit Carson Electric Cooperative: Rates and Coverage Area

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative

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About Kit Carson Electric Cooperative

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is an electricity cooperative with headquarters in Taos, New Mexico and serving customers in New Mexico including in cities like Taos, Questa, Arroyo Seco CDP, Ranchos de Taos CDP, and Taos Pueblo CDP. Recently, the company reported a total customer base of 28,453 customer accounts, 10 of which are industrial properties, 4,374 are commercial customer accounts and 24,069 are residential accounts. On average, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's residential electricity price is 16.22 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.17% above the average state rate of 14.33 cents. They sold 298,978 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2022. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up 100.00% of the electricity sourced by the company. In 2022, the provider made 96.20% of their revenue from retail electricity sales to end users. Their revenue from all electricity activities was $45,994,800.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is $86.54 per month. Customers of the company pay a 36.08% markdown compared to other residents of the country. The supplier is not associated with any electricity production plants and all of the megawatt hours that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and any individuals who receive their electricity from the company. Installation of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for people. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused megawatt hours back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a fact of life when working with electricity transmission. Kit Carson Electric Cooperative currently averages a loss of roughly 0.48% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's energy loss levels place them at of best out of the 30 providers that operate in New Mexico and report energy loss and 62nd best out of 3517 in the nation.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.204/kWh$0.148/kWh$131.69/mo.$57.78/mo.
2392nd16.22¢Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
439th$86.54Average monthly electricity bill for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's residential customers

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:118 Cruz Alta Road
    Taos, New Mexico 87571
    United States of America
  • CEO:Luis A. Reyes Jr.

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Service

Energy provider of the year for New Mexico, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Shortest Average Electricity Outages
New Mexico, Mid-Sized Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-0.48%

Total Energy Loss

1,454MWh

62 National Rank

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Mexico28,45343,356,156.1815100%

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Colfax County12,406521.27$119.75/mo
Mora County4,232216.72$83.85/mo
Rio Arriba County40,347415.83$83.98/mo
Taos County34,322116.27$86.54/mo

Cities Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

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

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $86.54, compared to the New Mexico average of $89.16 and the nationwide of $89.16 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative?

The current CEO of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is Luis A. Reyes Jr..

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for customers of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is 16.22 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative?

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (575) 758-2258

How many counties does Kit Carson Electric Cooperative supply electricity in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Kit Carson Electric Cooperative including New Mexico.

What cities does Kit Carson Electric Cooperative supply electricity to?

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative provides electricity to 7 cities in the country including New Mexico.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-05-29