San Luis Valley REC: Rates and Coverage Area

San Luis Valley REC

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About San Luis Valley REC

San Luis Valley REC has their head offices in Monte Vista, Colorado and supplies electricity in 4 cities in the state. Recently, the company reported a customer base of 13,143 customer accounts. Exactly 8,992 are residential customers, 1,567 are commercial customers and 2,584 are industrial accounts. San Luis Valley REC's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 18.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.05% more than the average Colorado rate of 14.16 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for their customers. In 2022 the company sold 219,460 megawatt hours by way of retail sales to end users. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours that they acquired via wholesale channels. They purchased 240,633 wholesale megawatt hours. In 2022 the company had total electricity related revenue of $34,693,000, with 99.31% coming from retail sales.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $135.78, while the San Luis Valley REC average is 13.43% lower at $117.54 per month. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates and then resell to their consumers.

San Luis Valley REC Net Metering

Net metering is accessible to consumers of San Luis Valley REC. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when working with electricity transmission. San Luis Valley REC currently averages a loss of roughly 8.43% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. San Luis Valley REC's energy loss amounts place them at of 30th best out of the 55 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 1365th best out of 3518 in the nation.

San Luis Valley REC Rate & Electric Bills

San Luis Valley REC residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.144/kWh$154.58/mo.$86.07/mo.
2678th18.28¢San Luis Valley REC's Average residential price per kWh
1344th$117.54Average monthly electricity bill for San Luis Valley REC's residential customers

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San Luis Valley REC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3625 Highway160 West
    Monte Vista, Colorado 81144
    United States of America
  • CEO:Loren Howard

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Energy Loss

San Luis Valley REC's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


1365 National Rank

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San Luis Valley REC State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

San Luis Valley REC County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Alamosa County16,377216.59$106.66/mo
Conejos County7,579215.13$91.97/mo
Costilla County3,517316.14$102.31/mo
Hinsdale County858417.01$117.15/mo
Mineral County794217.17$114.09/mo
Rio Grande County11,476216.55$106.26/mo
Saguache County6,369416.40$105.11/mo

Cities San Luis Valley REC Has Coverage

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

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San Luis Valley REC FAQ:

Who is the CEO of San Luis Valley REC?

San Luis Valley REC's current CEO is Loren Howard.

What is the phone number for San Luis Valley REC?

You can reach San Luis Valley REC by phone via (719) 852-3538.

How much is the average bundled bill for San Luis Valley REC customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of San Luis Valley REC is $117.54. The Colorado average bundled bill is $89.97 and the US average is $89.97.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for San Luis Valley REC customers?

San Luis Valley REC's current average bundled electricity rate is 18.28 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 14.16 cents and the average United States rate of 15.68 cents.

What cities does San Luis Valley REC provider electricity to?

San Luis Valley REC supplies to 4 cities.

How many counties does San Luis Valley REC have customers in in?

San Luis Valley REC provides electricity in 7 counties.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-05-17