San Luis Valley REC

San Luis Valley REC serves 8 counties in Colorado and is classified as an electric cooperative. There are 8,741 residential customer accounts, 1,496 commercial accounts and 2,606 industrial customer accounts receiving electricity from the supplier. San Luis Valley REC's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 17.34 cents per kilowatt hour, resulting in the company ranking 61st out of 55 suppliers in Colorado and 2973rd out of 3510 in the nation for average electricity price. Roughly 229,733 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail accounts in 2020. The electricity sourced by San Luis Valley REC is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 250,974 procured by the company. In 2020 they had total electricity related revenue of $35,585,000, with 99.66% coming from retail sales.

About San Luis Valley REC

The average residential power bill for a customer of San Luis Valley REC is $115.99 per month. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their end users.

San Luis Valley REC Net Metering

San Luis Valley REC gives their consumers the ability to participate in net metering options. This makes it easier for people who are interested to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell excess megawatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. San Luis Valley REC currently averages a loss of around 8.05% of the total electricity they transmit. These averages enable us to compare and contrast the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate throughout the US. San Luis Valley REC has received a rank of 1344th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.223/kWh$0.148/kWh$154.58/mo.$88.04/mo.
2973rd17.34¢San Luis Valley REC's Average residential price per kWh
1890th$115.99Average monthly electric bill for San Luis Valley REC's residential customers

San Luis Valley REC Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:3625 US 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.

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Total Energy Loss


1344 National Rank

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San Luis Valley REC State Coverage

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San Luis Valley REC County Coverage

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Alamosa County16,233214.74$99.03/mo
Chaffee County20,356515.68$96.32/mo
Conejos County8,205212.93$84.84/mo
Costilla County3,887313.66$90.61/mo
Hinsdale County820515.85$108.86/mo
Mineral County769314.90$99.97/mo
Rio Grande County11,267214.51$97.21/mo
Saguache County6,824414.87$98.96/mo

Cities San Luis Valley REC Has Coverage

  • Center, CO
  • City of Creede, CO
  • Crestone, CO
  • Del Norte, CO
  • Hooper, CO
  • La Jara, CO
  • Moffat, CO
  • Monte Vista, CO
  • San Luis, CO
  • South Fork, CO

* 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:

What cities does San Luis Valley REC offer service to?

San Luis Valley REC has customers in 10 cities.

How many counties does San Luis Valley REC supply electricity in?

San Luis Valley REC offers service in 8 counties.

Who is the CEO of San Luis Valley REC?

San Luis Valley REC’s CEO is Loren Howard.

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

Customers of San Luis Valley REC pay, on average, a monthly bill of $115.99.

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

San Luis Valley RECs current average electricity rate is 17.34 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state rate of 12.69 cents and the average United States rate of 13.45 cents.

What is the phone number for San Luis Valley REC?

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

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25