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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

8/21/19: SMPA, CoBank Seek Proposals for Grant Funding of Local Econmic 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 grants to selected applicants.

Member organizations and businesses may apply for up to $10,000 in $1,000 increments depending on the costs...


Read more.


Planned Outages

There is currently one scheduled power outage:



When: Monday, October 7th, 2019
8:00 am to 5:00 pm  (about 9 hours)


Area Affected:  Appx. 5 residences on County Road 63 L, south of the Sunshine substation in Telluride.


Purpose: To make substation upgrades for service reliability.




Check for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.




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