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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:


What's New:

Work on the Telluride / Mountain Village Reliability Project has begun.  Watch for lane closures on Illium Road by the end of this week.  Learn more.


    Interested in learning about our Income-qualified (I.Q.) Weatherization and Solar projects?  Learn more here.



Latest News


July 24 2017: SMPA, CoBank Seek Proposals for Grant Funding of Local Economic Development

San Miguel Power Association Inc., in conjunction with its national cooperative partner, CoBank, is again seeking proposals for funding opportunities that stimulate and enhance our local economies.  In order to financially support projects, programs and organizations that are actively working to improve the financial stability of local businesses, expand entrepreneurial opportunities and bring revenue to our towns and counties, SMPA will be awarding matching grants to selected applicants.


Member organizations and businesses may apply for up to $10,000 in $1,000 increments in dollar-for-dollar matching funds depending on the costs of their initiatives.  Initiatives may vary in size and scope but should aim to benefit...


Read more.

Planned Outages

There is currently one scheduled power outage:


When: August 16, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm (2 hrs.)

Area Affected:  Cornerstone, Government Springs, Sage Rd., Thistle Lane, Saguaro Ln., Sumac, Mariposa, C.R. 1, Wisteria Dr. and Sun Rose Ln.

Purpose: Modifying existing power line to accept new service



Check for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.



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