La Plata Electric Association

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About La Plata Electric Association

La Plata Electric Association supplies electricity to 4 cities and is considered an electric cooperative. At the moment, 44,831 consumers are supplied electricity by the company. These customers are a mix of 212 industrial locations, 6,651 commercial customers and 37,968 residential customer accounts. La Plata Electric Association's customers are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the supplier ranking 48th out of 65 companies in Colorado and 2628th out of 2923 in the nation for average electricity price. The company sold 211 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2020. The electricity sourced by La Plata Electric Association is made up primarily of megawatt hours they purchased via the wholesale electricity market. Of the total electricity sourced by the company, whole purchased made up 100.00%. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $105,188,000, with 99.19% coming from retail sales to end users and 0.03% from wholesale electricity sales.

Consumers of the company have an average residential power bill of $106.15. This is 11.30% more than the state average bill of $91.92. The company currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other companies and then resell it at a higher rate to end consumers.

La Plata Electric Association Net Metering

La Plata Electric Association is one of 36 electricity providers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. This is a positive for any customer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unused wattage into the grid.

Energy Loss

La Plata Electric Association has energy loss of 3.84% of their production due to heat dissipation and other causes. The Colorado average for energy loss is 3.81% and the nationwide average is 2.76%. This leaves La Plata Electric Association with a ranking of 13th best out of 55 suppliers in the state and 589th best out of 3509 suppliers in the nation.

La Plata Electric Association Rate & Electric Bills

La Plata Electric Association residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.153/kWh$106.15/mo.$100.00/mo.
2628th15.81¢La Plata Electric Association's Average residential price per kWh
1266th$106.15Average monthly electricity bill for La Plata Electric Association's residential customers

La Plata Electric Association Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:45 Stewart Street
    Durango, Colorado 81302
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jessica Matlock

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Energy Loss

La Plata Electric Association's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.84%

Total Energy Loss

36,357MWh

589 National Rank

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La Plata Electric Association State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Colorado44,831104,333,00011100%

La Plata Electric Association County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Archuleta County13,359115.81$106.15/mo
Hinsdale County788416.61$113.72/mo
La Plata County55,638115.81$106.15/mo
Mineral County865216.58$109.84/mo

Cities La Plata Electric Association Has Coverage

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

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La Plata Electric Association FAQ:

What cities does La Plata Electric Association have customers in to?

La Plata Electric Association serves 4 cities.

How many counties does La Plata Electric Association supply electricity in?

There are 4 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by La Plata Electric Association including Colorado.

Who is the CEO of La Plata Electric Association?

The current CEO of La Plata Electric Association is Jessica Matlock.

How much is the average bundled bill for La Plata Electric Association customers each month?

La Plata Electric Association currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $106.15, compared to the Colorado average of $91.92 and the nationwide of $91.92 for bundled service.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for La Plata Electric Association customers?

The average bundled rate of electricity for consumers of La Plata Electric Association is 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for La Plata Electric Association?

La Plata Electric Association's customer service phone number is (970) 247-5786

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01