Public Service Company of Colorado

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About Public Service Company of Colorado

Public Service Company of Colorado is an investor owned company with headquarters in Denver, Colorado and serving customers in Colorado including in cities like Denver, Aurora, Fort Collins, Lakewood, and Thornton. A total of 1,545,204 customers (one transportation account, 1,322,870 residential properties, 222,020 commercial customers and 313 industrial accounts) purchase their electricity from the company. The residential electricity price for consumers of Public Service Company of Colorado is, on average, 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.75% less than the nationwide average price of 14.11 cents, resulting in the provider ranking 2074th out of 2923 suppliers in the nation for lowest average electricity rate. They had sales of 7,606,097 megawatt hours in 2020 via the wholesale market. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company and megawatt hours purchased on wholesale channels. Their revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $3,243,207,100, with $297,372,100 coming from sales to the wholesale market.

The average residential electricity bill for a consumer of Public Service Company of Colorado is $83.54 per month. Customers of the company pay a 33.68% markdown compared to other residents of the country. Of the 3509 electricity companies that we track in the United States, Public Service Company of Colorado ranks as the 195th largest producer of megawatt hours from solar energy, with 2,166 megawatt hours produced. Public Service Company of Colorado ranks as the 67th highest electricity generator out of 3509 suppliers in the country. Electricity generation facilities owned or managed by the supplier use non-renewable fuels to generate 79.87% of their total electricity generation, or 17,981,079.12 megawatt hours. They rank 66th in the nation out of 3509 companies.

Public Service Company of Colorado Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Public Service Company of Colorado 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. Public Service Company of Colorado currently averages a loss of roughly 3.38% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. Public Service Company of Colorado's energy loss levels place them at of 9th best out of the 55 providers that operate in Colorado and report energy loss and 454th best out of 3509 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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.148/kWh$0.099/kWh$121.99/mo.$51.72/mo.
2074th13.44¢Public Service Company of Colorado's Average residential price per kWh
497th$83.54Average monthly electricity 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:1800 Larimer Street Floor 1600
    Denver, Colorado 80202
    United States of America
  • CEO:Robert Frenzel

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Quick Facts About Public Service Company of Colorado

Public Service Company of Colorado ranks 62nd out of 3509 providers in the US for total electricity generation from natural gas.

Public Service Company of Colorado is 48th in the country out of 3509 electric providers for total megawatt hours produced from coal.

Public Service Company of Colorado is the 44th largest provider out of 3509 providers in the United States based on total megawatt hours sold.

Public Service Company of Colorado generates 4,381,825 megawatt hours of electricity (or 19.46% of their total electricity production) from wind energy.

Public Service Company of Colorado produces 4,530,569 megawatt hours (or 20.13% of their total generation) from the use of sustainable fuel sources in their generation facilities.

Public Service Company of Colorado generates 146,578 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Public Service Company of Colorado 2nd in Colorado out of 55 electric companies.

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

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

-3.38%

Total Energy Loss

1,274,551MWh

454 National Rank

Public Service Company of Colorado Energy Makeup

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Public Service Company of Colorado State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Colorado1,545,2043,200,187,9601100%

Public Service Company of Colorado County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Adams County519,572413.67$121.25/mo
Alamosa County16,376215.91$102.89/mo
Arapahoe County655,070213.75$110.84/mo
Boulder County330,758512.69$95.14/mo
Broomfield County74,112213.45$99.71/mo
Chaffee County19,476416.76$101.77/mo
Clear Creek County9,397313.55$93.37/mo
Conejos County7,461214.35$90.40/mo
Costilla County3,499315.43$99.45/mo
Denver County715,522213.48$87.56/mo

Power Plants Owned by Public Service Company of Colorado

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Moffat County CO Coal 7,588,6687,633,426,236.041,005.9
Pueblo CO Coal 6,435,838.016,543,388,821.881,016.71
North Washington CDP CO Natural Gas 3,293,5131,566,452,919.64475.62
Morgan County CO Coal 2,626,6692,825,796,192.241,075.81
Routt County CO Coal 2,613,127.012,617,527,123.51,001.68
Weld County CO Natural Gas 2,531,4131,130,294,997.3446.51
Elbert County CO Wind 2,344,098
Weld County CO Natural Gas 2,057,450849,352,325.64412.82
Cheyenne County CO Wind 2,037,727
Adams County CO Natural Gas 305,826.52198,009,918.43647.46

Public Service Company of Colorado Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
42.53%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
37.33%
WIND
Wind
Wind
19.46%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.65%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%
OTHER
Other
0.01%

Cities Public Service Company of Colorado Has Coverage

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Public Service Company of Colorado FAQ:

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

Public Service Company of Colorado currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $83.54, compared to the Colorado average of $91.92 and the nationwide of $91.92 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of Public Service Company of Colorado?

Public Service Company of Colorado's current CEO is Robert Frenzel.

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

Customers of Public Service Company of Colorado, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 13.44 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

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

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

What company is Public Service Company of Colorado owned by?

Public Service Company of Colorado is owned by Xcel Energy.

What percentage of Public Service Company of Colorado's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

Public Service Company of Colorado produces 79.87% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

How many counties does Public Service Company of Colorado have customers in in?

There are 27 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Public Service Company of Colorado.

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

There are 20 power plants owned by or associated with Public Service Company of Colorado.

What percentage of Public Service Company of Colorado's electricity is produced using renewable fuel sources?

Public Service Company of Colorado generates 20.13% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What cities does Public Service Company of Colorado provider electricity in?

Public Service Company of Colorado provides electricity in 100 cities.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-12