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San Miguel Power Association, Inc. is a member-owned, locally-controlled rural electric cooperative with offices in Nucla and Ridgway, Colorado. SMPA serves approximately 9,600 members and 14,000 meters and supports local communities.


What's New:


We have converted to a new bill pay and customer care system. Our new system, called SmartHub allows you to pay your bill from here or on your mobile device.  You can also set up notifications and even monitor your energy use.  Learn more here.  It's power in your hands.

Our new system allows you to view a map of ongoing power outages right here on the website (below).  The map is updated as developments occur. 


View the status of ongoing power outages with our online outage viewer.



Latest News

7/2/19: SMPA Asks Tri-State to allow More Time on FERC Regulation


* Tri-State, which is not currently regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), has announced plans to introduce a new class of membership, which would cause it to fall under FERC jurisdiction.  With the following letter, SMPA is requesting that Tri-State take more time to consider the move before taking action:


July 1, 2019


Dear Rick Gordon, Duane Highley and Scott Wolfe:


We are writing to you on the issue of Tri-State becoming rate regulated under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or FERC. We respectfully ask Tri-State to be methodical and to allow adequate time for a more complete understanding of this process by the membership. The reason for this request is twofold; First, it is counterproductive and out of sequence for Tri-State to introduce a new class of membership without first engaging the contract committee and receiving the benefit of the recommendations it produces. We believe it is imperative for the committee to have a full understanding of the value, impact and need...


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