Public Service Company of Colorado

Public Service Company of Colorado is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and supplies electricity in 106 cities in the state. There are 1,528,026 customers who are receiving electricity from the provider. These accounts are made up of 320 industrial customers, 219,894 commercial customer accounts and 1,307,812 residential customers. On average, Public Service Company of Colorado's residential electricity rate is 11.75 cents per kilowatt hour . This is lower than both the Colorado and US average prices of 12.69 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 they sold 28,847,908 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). The electricity sourced by Public Service Company of Colorado is made up of multiple sources of megawatt hours including 22,698,581 megawatt hours produced in power facilities they own and 15,495,723 procured by way of wholesale channels. In 2020, they made a total of $3,243,207,100 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 86.45% of their revenue coming from retail sales to end users and 9.17% from sales to the wholesale market.

About Public Service Company of Colorado

The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Public Service Company of Colorado average is 36.61% below at $76.22 per month. This is the 232nd lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the US. Public Service Company of Colorado is the 1st largest electricity company out of 33 providers in the state based on total megawatt hours sold. The supplier is the 4th largest generator of hydroelectric power out of 33 providers in the state, with total production reaching 11,286 megawatt hours last year. Thankfully, the company has accomplished a decrease in CO2 pollution of 3.42%.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Public Service Company of Colorado’s top fuel consumed for electricity generation is Coal. Roughly 45.25% of the supplier's output is from fuel. For every megawatt hour sold by the provider there are 621.17 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks them 80th highest in the country for emissions per megawatt hour sold. With total emissions of 18,060,134,101.29, the supplier ranks 1st highest in the state and 42nd in the United States for total pollution from electricity sales. However, it could be argued that emissions per megawatt hour sold is a better measurement of a company’s pollution levels. There are 22 electricity generation plants linked to Public Service Company of Colorado in some capacity, meaning they have the 109th highest number of plants linked with an electricity supplier out of the 3511 providers operating in the United States that we follow.

Public Service Company of Colorado Net Metering

Luckily, Public Service Company of Colorado offers net metering options to their customers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra megawatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

Energy Loss

Public Service Company of Colorado currently suffers from the loss of around 3.38% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of energy lost results in them being given a rank of 963rd worst out of 3511 suppliers reporting energy loss in the nation.

Public Service Company of Colorado Rate & Electric Bills

Public Service Company of Colorado residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.134/kWh$0.099/kWh$109.99/mo.$51.72/mo.
831st11.75¢Public Service Company of Colorado's Average residential price per kWh
232nd$76.22Average monthly electric bill for Public Service Company of Colorado's residential customers

Public Service Company of Colorado Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Xcel Energy
  • Headquarters:2070 South Valentia Street
    Denver, Colorado 80231
    United States of America
  • CEO:Xcel Energy/CEO Ben Fowke

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Quick Facts About Public Service Company of Colorado

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Public Service Company of Colorado produces 11,010,071.61 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, making Public Service Company of Colorado 1st out of 33 companies in Colorado.

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As the 61st largest generator of electricity in the nation, Public Service Company of Colorado generates 24,333,267.75 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Public Service Company of Colorado generates 14.95% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 344th in the nation out of the 3511 companies we track.

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Public Service Company of Colorado produces 2,166 megawatt hours of electricity (or 0.01% of their total production) from solar.

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Public Service Company of Colorado ranks 1st in the state out of 33 providers for total electricity generation from natural gas.

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Public Service Company of Colorado is the 58th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels in the country.

Energy provider of the year for Colorado, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Largest Producer of Renewable Electricity
Colorado, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Public Service Company of Colorado's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

1,274,551MWh

963 National Rank

Public Service Company of Colorado Energy Makeup

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Public Service Company of Colorado State Coverage

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Colorado1,528,0262,941,037,1391100%

Public Service Company of Colorado County Coverage

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Adams County517,421513.11$119.93/mo
Alamosa County16,233214.74$99.03/mo
Arapahoe County656,590312.81$108.64/mo
Archuleta County14,029215.64$104.91/mo
Boulder County326,196611.93$92.89/mo
Broomfield County70,465312.44$94.96/mo
Chaffee County20,356312.01$77.66/mo
Clear Creek County9,700412.15$86.89/mo
Conejos County8,205212.93$84.84/mo
Costilla County3,887313.66$90.61/mo

Power Plants Owned by Public Service Company of Colorado

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Moffat County CO Coal 7,072,644.997,172,972,580.791,014.19YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Pueblo CO Coal 6,690,412.996,931,202,700.721,035.99No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Adams County CO Natural Gas 3,380,0001,509,282,149.2446.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Weld County CO Natural Gas 3,319,9641,400,422,449.16421.82No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Morgan County CO Coal 2,894,745.023,137,032,178.651,083.7YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Keenesburg CO Natural Gas 2,491,2281,040,920,839.42417.83No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Routt County CO Coal 2,291,1452,295,144,427.311,001.75YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Elbert County CO Wind 2,011,10257,429,012.3628.56No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cheyenne County CO Wind 1,612,71246,080,503.1428.57No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Aurora CO Natural Gas 235,620154,695,378.24656.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Public Service Company of Colorado Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
45.25%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
39.78%
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Wind
Wind
14.89%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.05%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%
OTHER
Other
0.01%

Cities Public Service Company of Colorado Has Coverage

  • Alamosa, CO
  • Alma, CO
  • Antonito, CO
  • Arvada, CO
  • Ault, CO
  • Aurora, CO
  • Berthoud, CO
  • Black Hawk, CO
  • Blanca, CO
  • Blue River, CO
  • Bonanza, CO
  • Boulder, CO
  • Bow Mar, CO
  • Breckenridge, CO
  • Broomfield, CO
  • Carbonate, CO
  • Carbondale, CO
  • Castle Pines, CO
  • Centennial, CO
  • Center, CO
  • Central City, CO
  • Cherry Hills Village, CO
  • Columbine Valley, CO
  • Commerce City, CO
  • Crestone, CO
  • De Beque, CO
  • Del Norte, CO
  • Denver, CO
  • Dillon, CO
  • Eagle, CO
  • Eaton, CO
  • Edgewater, CO
  • Empire, CO
  • Englewood, CO
  • Erie, CO
  • Estes Park, CO
  • Evans, CO
  • Fairplay, CO
  • Federal Heights, CO
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Frisco, CO
  • Fruita, CO
  • Garden City, CO
  • Georgetown, CO
  • Gilcrest, CO
  • Glendale, CO
  • Glenwood Springs, CO
  • Golden, CO
  • Grand Junction, CO
  • Greeley, CO
  • Greenwood Village, CO
  • Gypsum, CO
  • Hooper, CO
  • Idaho Springs, CO
  • Jamestown, CO
  • Johnstown, CO
  • La Jara, CO
  • La Salle, CO
  • Lafayette, CO
  • Lakeside, CO
  • Lakewood, CO
  • Leadville, CO
  • Littleton, CO
  • Lone Tree, CO
  • Longmont, CO
  • Louisville, CO
  • Loveland, CO
  • Manassa, CO
  • Milliken, CO
  • Minturn, CO
  • Moffat, CO
  • Monte Vista, CO
  • Montezuma, CO
  • Morrison, CO
  • Mountain View, CO
  • Nederland, CO
  • New Castle, CO
  • Northglenn, CO
  • Nunn, CO
  • Palisade, CO
  • Parachute, CO
  • Pierce, CO
  • Platteville, CO
  • Poncha Springs, CO
  • Red Cliff, CO
  • Rifle, CO
  • Romeo, CO
  • Saguache, CO
  • Salida, CO
  • Sanford, CO
  • Severance, CO
  • Sheridan, CO
  • Silt, CO
  • Silver Plume, CO
  • Silverthorne, CO
  • Snowmass Village, CO
  • Superior, CO
  • Thornton, CO
  • Timnath, CO
  • Vail, CO
  • Ward, CO
  • Wellington, CO
  • Westminster, CO
  • Wheat Ridge, CO
  • Windsor, CO
  • Winter Park, CO

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

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Public Service Company of Colorado FAQ:

What is the phone number for Public Service Company of Colorado?

The Public Service Company of Colorado phone number is (800) 895-1999.

How many counties does Public Service Company of Colorado provider electricity in?

Public Service Company of Colorado sells electricity to customers in 35 counties.

Does Public Service Company of Colorado have a parent company?

Public Service Company of Colorado is a subsidiary of Xcel Energy.

What is the average bill for Public Service Company of Colorado customers each month?

Consumers of Public Service Company of Colorado pay, on average, a monthly bill of $76.22.

What is the average electricity rate for Public Service Company of Colorado customers?

The average rate of electricity for customers of Public Service Company of Colorado is 11.75 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What cities does Public Service Company of Colorado offer service in?

Public Service Company of Colorado provides electricity in 106 cities.

What percentage of Public Service Company of Colorado’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Public Service Company of Colorado produces 85.05% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel types.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Public Service Company of Colorado?

Public Service Company of Colorado is associated with or owns 22 power plants.

Who is the CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado?

Xcel Energy/CEO Ben Fowke is the CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado.

What percentage of Public Service Company of Colorado’s electricity is generated using renewable fuel sources?

Public Service Company of Colorado generates 14.95% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25