Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) is an electricity cooperative providing electricity in 4 different states within the United States. This service area also comprises 27 cities within these states. A total of 2,256 customers (1,439 residential accounts, 11 commercial customers and 806 industrial accounts) are supplied electricity by the supplier. On average, Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)'s residential electricity rate is 26.15 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for their patrons, this rate is higher than the nationwide average price 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour. In 2020 Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) sold 321,774 megawatt hours to end users (known as retail sales). During the same timeframe, Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) acquired 327,701 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. In 2020, the total revenue for Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) was $27,173,200, which was earned entirely through electricity sales to retail customers.

About Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)

Patrons of the provider have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $142.56. This is 18.56% above the US average bill of $120.24. Ongoing efforts by the company have resulted in a reduction in CO2 pollution amounts of 19.16% within the last 12 months. The company is not associated with any power plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other suppliers.

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Net Metering

Thankfully, Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) offers net metering choices to consumers. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra electricity back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Providers are required to report these losses. Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) recently reported an annual loss of around 1.81% of the electricity that they transmit. Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)'s energy loss levels place them at of 14th worst out of 3511 in the US.

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 Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.261/kWh$0.222/kWh$142.56/mo.$114.11/mo.
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1287th$142.56Average monthly electric 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

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Contact

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Service

  • Outage Phone:(575) 374-2451

Quick Facts About Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico)

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Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) releases 142,112,514.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions due to megawatt hours sold, which makes it the 1066th worst polluting electricity company in the nation out of 3511.

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

5,927MWh

1244 National Rank

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Coverage Map

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Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) State Coverage

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Colorado719,600690.53%
New Mexico2,20626,941,7002098.07%
Oklahoma17117,000390.33%
Texas2694,9002071.07%

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) County Coverage

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Cimarron County2,137218.25$170.17/mo
Colfax County11,941322.59$117.00/mo
Dallam County7,287414.22$124.19/mo
Harding County625318.70$115.19/mo
Hartley County5,576314.64$121.60/mo
Las Animas County14,506416.95$167.95/mo
Quay County8,253315.89$113.07/mo
Union County4,059322.42$104.48/mo

Cities Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) Has Coverage

  • Aguilar, CO
  • Angel Fire, NM
  • Boise City, OK
  • Branson, CO
  • Channing, TX
  • Cimarron, NM
  • Clayton, NM
  • Cokedale, CO
  • Dalhart, TX
  • Des Moines, NM
  • Eagle Nest, NM
  • Folsom, NM
  • Grenville, NM
  • House, NM
  • Keyes, OK
  • Kim, CO
  • Logan, NM
  • Maxwell, NM
  • Mosquero, NM
  • Raton, NM
  • Roy, NM
  • San Jon, NM
  • Springer, NM
  • Starkville, CO
  • Texline, TX
  • Trinidad, CO
  • Tucumcari, NM

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

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Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) FAQ:

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

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) supplies in 27 cities.

How many states does Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) provider electricity to?

There are 4 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico).

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

The Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) phone number is (575) 374-2451.

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

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

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

There are 8 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) including, Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

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

Customers of Southwestern Electric Cooperative (New Mexico) pay, on average, a monthly bill of $142.56.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-11