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Welcome to SMPA

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

 

June 1 2018: Telluride Sports Makes 100 Percent Commitment to San Miguel Power Association’s Green Blocks Program

 

* All 11 Vail Resorts Retail locations in Telluride including five Telluride Sports stores, Telluride Sports Ski Tune Center, San Miguel Angler, Neve, Patagonia, Burton, and The North Face will participate in the San Miguel Power Association Green Block Energy Program *The 100 percent purchase of renewable energy credits will support the Vail Resorts’ “Epic Promise for a Zero Footprint” *All stores have converted to LED light bulbs to reduce overall energy usage, offset Green Block costs, and reduce landfill waste

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – June 4, 2018 – In a recently signed agreement, all 11 shops in the Vail Resorts Retail/Telluride Sports family are joining the San Miguel Power Association’s (SMPA) Green Blocks program that allows participants to purchase renewable energy credits.

How it works: Electricity generated by renewable resources is placed on the same grid as traditional electricity. The purchase of Green Blocks guarantees that the renewable energy being purchased is actually generated from...

 

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Planned Outages


There are currently three scheduled power outages:

These outages, related to construction in downtown Telluride, are all scheduled for the first two weeks of May.  Learn more about these outages.

 

When: May 1, 2019
8:30 am to 5:30 pm  (up to 9 hrs.)

 

Area Affected: Appx. 40 members in Telluride on the South side of Colorado Avenue, and the North side of Pacific Avenue, between Fir & Pine Streets.  Electric appliances like garage doors and elevators may be inoperable during this time.  Also, the alley will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

 

 

Purpose: To upgrade equipment, and relocate wire for a new “Mixed Use” building.

Learn more about this outage.


 

When: May 7, 2019
8:30 am to 12:30 pm  (up to 4 hrs.)

 

Area Affected: Appx. 30 members in Telluride on the South side of Colorado Avenue, and the North & South sides of Pacific Avenue, between Oak & Aspen Streets.  Electric appliances like garage doors and elevators may be inoperable during this time.  Also, access to parking and alley traffic may be blocked.

 

 

Purpose: To upgrade electrical equipment to serve new construction.

Learn more about this outage.


 

When: May 8, 2019
8:30 am to 12:30 pm  (up to 4 hrs.)

 

Area Affected:  Appx. 20 members in Telluride on the north side of Colorado Avenue between South Oak and South Fir Streets

 

 

Purpose: To move existing overhead power lines underground.

Learn more about this outage.

 

 

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

 

 

 

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