The Land of Enchantment
IOU, Municipal, Cooperative, Retail Energy Suppliers, Wholesale
New Mexico Consumer Choice: Consumer Deregulation
Utility: Consumers in New Mexico may choose their natural gas supplier.
New Mexico Electric Choice: No. New Mexico does not have electric choice.
New Mexico Gas Choice: Partially. Natural gas is technically available in New Mexico but participation is extremely limited.
Deregulated Gas Year Electric Year
New Mexico Yes 1980s No N/A Natural Gas Choice is available however, participation is very limited.
STATE NERC INTERCONNECTION ISO/RTO
New Mexico SPP, WECC Western SPP
New Mexico Population: 2,096,829 People/ Land Mile: 17.3
Square Miles: 121,590 Land Miles: 121,298 Water Miles: 292
Net Generation 32,673,682 MWH Retail Sales 24,048,610 MWH Gas 281.2 trillion Btu
Counties NM Zip Codes NM Utility Zip Codes
NERC Authority: SPP, WECC
FERC Authority: West Natural Gas Region
Electric Retail Average: 9.35 cents/kWh (Ave)
New Mexico Power Mix
U.S. Commodity Sources 2019:
• Coal: 41.8%
• Natural gas: 34.1%
• Hydro: 0.4%
• Geothermal: 0.2%
• Solar PV: 3.9%
• Wind: 19.5%
2013 U.S. Commodity Sources:
• Coal: 67%
• Natural gas: 25%
• Other Renewables: 7%
NM Solar: Net Metering, Tax Credits, Solar Rebates
New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
New Mexico Office of the Attorney General (Consumer Protection Division)