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Welcome to SMPA!


We provide safe, reliable, and responsible electric service to approximately 10,000 members and 13,500 meters in western Colorado. 

As a not-for-profit rural electric utility our programs and services are designed to benefit you, our members. On this site you can:


Latest News

June 10 2016: Board Election Results: Garvey, Sibold Re-elected

Yesterday, San Miguel Power Association held its 77th Annual Meeting at its office in Nucla, CO.  The meeting concluded with the reading of election results for its District No. 1 and District No. 4 board director elections.

In District No. 1, challenger, Tom Loczy received 160 votes while incumbent, Doylene Garvey received 227.  Garvey was declared the winner and will resume her directorship for another four-year term.

In District No. 4, incumbent, Jack Sibold received 118 votes, while challenger, Toby Brown received 73.  Sibold will continue as the District No. 4 board representative.

San Miguel Power Association, Inc. is a member-owned, locally-controlled rural electric cooperative with offices...


Planned Outages

The West End Reliability Project, which will result in a new substation transformer, replacing one that was struck by lightning, will conclude with the following scheduled power outage:

June 22, 2016
Location: Southwest of Naturita (Including Slick Rock, and Basin), and all meters in the West End of Montrose County
Time: 8 am to noon
Work to be Performed: Second stage Reconfiguration of the Monogram Line and placing the new transformer in service.

These repairs and upgrades will give SMPA the ability to keep power flowing during future maintenance activities and it will minimize the impact of outages by enabling better communication with the Nucla Power Plant.  We thank you for your patience.


Learn more about the West End Reliability Project


Check https://www.facebook.com/SanMiguelPower for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.

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