Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)

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About Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)

With headquarters in Clayton, New Mexico, Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) supplies electricity to 4 states throughout the nation. There are a total of 2,256 customer accounts who are receiving service from the company. These customer accounts are made up of 1,439 residential customer accounts, 11 commercial customers and 806 industrial accounts. The average residential electricity rate for consumers of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is about 26.15 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above the United States average rate of 14.11 cents per kilowatt hour. In 2020 the company had retail sales of 321,774 megawatt hours. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced . Exactly 327,701 megawatt hours were purchased by way of wholesale channels. They made $27,173,200 in total revenue in 2020 through retail electricity sales alone.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is $142.56 per month, while the national average is $125.95. Consumers of the provider pay 13.18% more compared to the rest of the United States. The company does not have ownership in any electricity plants and all of the electricity that they sell to their consumers must be purchased from other providers.

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Net Metering

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) offers net metering choices to consumers. Net metering makes solar panel purchases more economically viable as it allows consumers to sell electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of being in the electricity production business. Suppliers must report these losses. Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) reported a yearly loss of approximately 1.81% of the electricity that they transmit. The nationwide average energy loss is 2.76%. This gives Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) a ranking of 174th best out of 3509 providers in the country.

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Rate & Electric Bills

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.261/kWh$0.222/kWh$142.56/mo.$114.11/mo.
2918th26.15¢Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)'s Average residential price per kWh
2426th$142.56Average monthly electricity bill for Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)'s residential customers

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:216 Main Street
    Clayton, New Mexico 88415
    United States of America
  • CEO:Joel Gilbert

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Energy Loss

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)'s energy loss due to business operations.

-1.81%

Total Energy Loss

5,927MWh

174 National Rank

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Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Colorado719,600810.53%
New Mexico2,20626,941,7001998.07%
Oklahoma17117,000940.33%
Texas2694,9002361.07%

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Cimarron County2,296218.25$170.17/mo
Colfax County12,387522.58$116.94/mo
Dallam County7,115315.25$128.07/mo
Harding County657321.36$122.67/mo
Hartley County5,382315.51$129.52/mo
Las Animas County14,555516.95$165.15/mo
Quay County8,746316.53$118.60/mo
Union County4,079225.16$134.69/mo

Cities Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Has Coverage

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Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) FAQ:

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for consumers of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is 26.15 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is $142.56. The US average is $125.95 for bundled service.

How many counties does Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) sell electricity in?

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) sells electricity to customers in 8 counties.

How many states does Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) have customers in to?

There are 4 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) including Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

Who is the CEO of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)?

The CEO of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is Joel Gilbert.

What cities does Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) supply electricity to?

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) supplies in 27 cities in the country including Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

What is the phone number for Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)?

You can reach Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) by phone via (575) 374-2451.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01