Southwestern Public Service Company

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About Southwestern Public Service Company

With their main offices in Amarillo, Texas, Southwestern Public Service Company supplies electricity to 2 states in the country and is considered an investor owned company. The company recently disclosed a total of 275 industrial customer accounts, 84,606 commercial customers and 316,273 residential customers. This is the sum of their customers. The residential electricity rate for patrons of Southwestern Public Service Company is, on average, 23.59 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 72.55% higher than the average national rate of 13.67 cents. Of the 29,873,550 megawatt hours Southwestern Public Service Company sold and dispossessed, 20,574,257 were from sales to end users. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 48.13% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 51.87%. The total revenue for the company for 2020 from electricity sales was $1,733,917,200, with $288,053,700 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $1,201,875,900 from retail sales to end users.

Patrons of the provider pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $226.24. This is 87.02% more than the national average of $120.97. The supplier ranks as the 64th highest generator of megawatt hours from coal out of 3510 electricity companies in the nation. The supplier's electricity generating facilities produce 4,627,103.19 megawatt hours by burning natural gas as the fuel source. This amount makes them 94th highest provider in the nation out of 3510 providers for total natural gas production. Generation facilities associated with Southwestern Public Service Company generate 13,960,538.01 megawatt hours, which is the 94th highest of any supplier in the United States.

Southwestern Public Service Company Net Metering

Thankfully, Southwestern Public Service Company allows consumers to participate in net metering programs. This is a positive for any customer potentially purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity generation business. Suppliers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Southwestern Public Service Company recently reported an annual loss of about 2.25% of the electricity that they generate. These averages allow us to compare the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate throughout the US. Southwestern Public Service Company has earned a ranking of 223rd best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the United States.

Southwestern Public Service Company Rate & Electric Bills

Southwestern Public Service Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.270/kWh$0.180/kWh$315.18/mo.$124.66/mo.
2792nd23.59¢Southwestern Public Service Company's Average residential price per kWh
2817th$226.24Average monthly electricity bill for Southwestern Public Service Company's residential customers

Southwestern Public Service Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Xcel Energy
  • Headquarters:790 S Buchanan Street
    Amarillo, Texas 79101
    United States of America
  • CEO:David Hudson

Southwestern Public Service Company Contact

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  • Outage Phone:(800) 895-1999

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Quick Facts About Southwestern Public Service Company

Southwestern Public Service Company produces 15.02% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 327th in the nation out of the 3510 companies we track.

By megawatt hours produced, Southwestern Public Service Company is the 94th largest supplier out of 3510 in the country.

Southwestern Public Service Company generates 2,096,890 megawatt hours of electricity from wind energy, which is the 37th highest amount in the United States out of 3510 providers that we track.

Southwestern Public Service Company generates 84.98% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel types. The total electricity produced from non-renewable sources is 11,863,648.01 megawatt hours, which is 90th highest in the country out of 3510 companies.

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Energy Loss

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

-2.25%

Total Energy Loss

670,823MWh

223 National Rank

Southwestern Public Service Company Energy Makeup

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Southwestern Public Service Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Mexico125,467582,903,736529.17%
Texas275,688900,635,6011570.83%

Southwestern Public Service Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Andrews County18,610711.24$114.85/mo
Armstrong County1,848314.24$106.86/mo
Bailey County6,904212.15$98.88/mo
Borden County631811.21$113.55/mo
Briscoe County1,435811.24$115.60/mo
Carson County5,807312.61$111.87/mo
Castro County7,371511.04$97.98/mo
Chaves County65,157612.90$108.31/mo
Cochran County2,547411.99$104.62/mo
Cottle County1,380811.07$118.14/mo

Power Plants Owned by Southwestern Public Service Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Potter County TX Coal 4,558,8204,758,926,487.421,043.89
Lamb County TX Coal 2,735,147.012,828,470,787.731,034.12
Roosevelt County NM Wind 2,096,890
Lubbock County TX Natural Gas 1,245,228740,355,063.19594.55
Lea County NM Natural Gas 849,488515,390,138.76606.71
Lea County NM Natural Gas 304,652179,769,455.46590.08
Tucumcari NM Distillate Fuel Oil 1,2441,414,763.051,137.27

Southwestern Public Service Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
51.82%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
33.14%
WIND
Wind
Wind
15.02%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Cities Southwestern Public Service Company Has Coverage

  • Abernathy, TX
  • Ackerly, TX
  • Adrian, TX
  • Amarillo, TX
  • Amherst, TX
  • Andrews, TX
  • Anton, TX
  • Artesia, NM
  • Bishop Hills, TX
  • Booker, TX
  • Borger, TX
  • Bovina, TX
  • Brownfield, TX
  • Buffalo Springs, TX
  • Cactus, TX
  • Canadian, TX
  • Canyon, TX
  • Carlsbad, NM
  • Causey, NM
  • Channing, TX
  • Clarendon, TX
  • Claude, TX
  • Clovis, NM
  • Crosbyton, TX
  • Crowell, TX
  • Dalhart, TX
  • Darrouzett, TX
  • Denver City, TX
  • Dexter, NM
  • Dimmitt, TX
  • Dora, NM
  • Dumas, TX
  • Earth, TX
  • Edmonson, TX
  • Elida, NM
  • Eunice, NM
  • Farwell, TX
  • Floyd, NM
  • Floydada, TX
  • Follett, TX
  • Friona, TX
  • Fritch, TX
  • Gardendale CDP, TX
  • Goldsmith, TX
  • Grady, NM
  • Groom, TX
  • Gruver, TX
  • Hagerman, NM
  • Hale Center, TX
  • Happy, TX
  • Hart, TX
  • Hedley, TX
  • Hereford, TX
  • Higgins, TX
  • Hobbs, NM
  • Hope, NM
  • House, NM
  • Howardwick, TX
  • Idalou, TX
  • Jal, NM
  • Kress, TX
  • Lake Arthur, NM
  • Lake Tanglewood, TX
  • Lamesa, TX
  • Lefors, TX
  • Levelland, TX
  • Littlefield, TX
  • Lockney, TX
  • Logan, NM
  • Lorenzo, TX
  • Los Ybanez, TX
  • Loving, NM
  • Lovington, NM
  • Lubbock, TX
  • Matador, TX
  • McLean, TX
  • Meadow, TX
  • Melrose, NM
  • Miami, TX
  • Midland, TX
  • Mobeetie, TX
  • Morton, TX
  • Muleshoe, TX
  • Nazareth, TX
  • New Deal, TX
  • New Home, TX
  • O'Donnell, TX
  • Odessa, TX
  • Olton, TX
  • Opdyke West, TX
  • Paducah, TX
  • Palisades, TX
  • Pampa, TX
  • Panhandle, TX
  • Perryton, TX
  • Petersburg, TX
  • Plains, TX
  • Plainview, TX
  • Portales, NM
  • Post, TX
  • Quitaque, TX
  • Ralls, TX
  • Ransom Canyon, TX
  • Roaring Springs, TX
  • Ropesville, TX
  • Roswell, NM
  • San Jon, NM
  • Sanford, TX
  • Seagraves, TX
  • Seminole, TX
  • Shallowater, TX
  • Shamrock, TX
  • Silverton, TX
  • Skellytown, TX
  • Slaton, TX
  • Smyer, TX
  • Spearman, TX
  • Springlake, TX
  • Stinnett, TX
  • Stratford, TX
  • Sudan, TX
  • Sundown, TX
  • Sunray, TX
  • Tahoka, TX
  • Tatum, NM
  • Texhoma, TX
  • Texico, NM
  • Texline, TX
  • Timbercreek Canyon, TX
  • Tucumcari, NM
  • Tulia, TX
  • Vega, TX
  • Vernon, TX
  • Wellman, TX
  • West Odessa CDP, TX
  • Wheeler, TX
  • White Deer, TX
  • Whiteface, TX
  • Wilson, TX
  • Wolfforth, TX

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

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Southwestern Public Service Company FAQ:

What percentage of Southwestern Public Service Company's electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Southwestern Public Service Company generates 15.02% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Southwestern Public Service Company customers?

The average BUNDLED rate of electricity for consumers of Southwestern Public Service Company is 23.59 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Southwestern Public Service Company?

You can reach Southwestern Public Service Company by phone via (800) 895-1999.

How many states does Southwestern Public Service Company supply electricity in?

Southwestern Public Service Company offers service to customers in 2 states.

How much is the average bundled bill for Southwestern Public Service Company customers each month?

Consumers of Southwestern Public Service Company pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $226.24.

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

Southwestern Public Service Company generates 84.98% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

Who is the CEO of Southwestern Public Service Company?

David Hudson is the current CEO of Southwestern Public Service Company.

What cities does Southwestern Public Service Company have customers in in?

Southwestern Public Service Company has customers in 140 cities throughout the nation.

How many counties does Southwestern Public Service Company sell electricity in?

There are 51 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Public Service Company.

What company is Southwestern Public Service Company owned by?

Xcel Energy is the owner of Southwestern Public Service Company.

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

There are 7 power plants owned by or associated with Southwestern Public Service Company.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02