La Plata Electric Association

La Plata Electric Association serves 4 counties in Colorado and is classified as an electric cooperative. There are 37,968 residential customer accounts, 6,651 commercial accounts and 212 industrial customer accounts receiving electricity from the supplier. La Plata Electric Association's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the company ranking 38th out of 33 suppliers in Colorado and 1425th out of 3511 in the nation for average electricity price. Of the 946,132 megawatt hours La Plata Electric Association sold and dispossessed, 0.02% were by way of wholesale channels. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced . Exactly 946,132 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. Their total revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $105,188,000, with $34,000 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $104,333,000 from retail sales to end users.

About La Plata Electric Association

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the La Plata Electric Association average is 11.72% lower at $106.15 per month. Ongoing pursuits by the company led to a reduction in CO2 emission amounts of 5.60%. The supplier does not have ownership in any electricity production facilities and all of the electricity that they sell to their consumers must be purchased wholesale from other companies.

La Plata Electric Association Net Metering

La Plata Electric Association is one of 29 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their consumers. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused kilowatt hours back to their provider, making the installation of these alternative sources economically feasible .

Energy Loss

La Plata Electric Association currently suffers from the loss of around 3.84% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. The state of Colorado has an energy loss average of 3.81% and the nationwide average is 2.76%, resulting in La Plata Electric Association receiving a rank of 13th best out of 33 providers reporting energy loss in the state.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.158/kWh$0.153/kWh$106.15/mo.$100.00/mo.
1425th15.81¢La Plata Electric Association's Average residential price per kWh
637th$106.15Average monthly electric bill for La Plata Electric Association's residential customers

La Plata Electric Association Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:45 Stewart Street
    Durango, Colorado 81303
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About La Plata Electric Association

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La Plata Electric Association emits 400,880,653.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions due to electricity sold, which ranks it as the 17th highest polluting electricity provider in the state out of 33.

Energy provider of the year for Colorado, Mid-Sized Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

36,357MWh

589 National Rank

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La Plata Electric Association State Coverage

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Colorado44,831104,333,00013100%

La Plata Electric Association County Coverage

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Archuleta County14,029215.64$104.91/mo
Hinsdale County820415.25$106.78/mo
La Plata County56,221315.80$106.15/mo
Mineral County769314.90$99.97/mo

Cities La Plata Electric Association Has Coverage

  • Bayfield, CO
  • Durango, CO
  • Ignacio, CO
  • Pagosa Springs, CO

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

La Plata Electric Associations current average electricity rate is 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average Colorado rate of 12.69 cents and the average US rate of 13.45 cents.

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

The average monthly electric bill for customers of La Plata Electric Association is $106.15. The state average bill is $93.12 and the national average is $93.12.

What is the phone number for La Plata Electric Association?

The La Plata Electric Association phone number is (970) 247-5786.

How many counties does La Plata Electric Association sell electricity to?

La Plata Electric Association supplies electricity to customers in 4 counties.

What cities does La Plata Electric Association offer service in?

La Plata Electric Association serves 4 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25