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Welcome to SMPA

NOTICE: Our Offices are Open to the Public.

Masks are required. Payments can still be made in a variety of other ways:

  • SmartHub web and mobile app,
  • Pay by phone (970) 626-5549, or (970) 864-7311 then press 2
  • Mail remittance
  • Dropboxes in our office foyers
    • Checks or money orders - no cash in dropboxes, please.
    • When entering our foyer, please observe the below guidelines



Masks or face coverings are required when inside our building.



Please use hand sanitizer upon entering and exiting the building.

For your safety, please maintain a distance of 6 feet between occupants.  If there is not enough room to do this, please consider reducing the number of occupants.


Please do not enter our building.  Please call (970) 864-7311 if you need assistance.

  • If paying by cash is your only option, please call 1-877-864-7311 to schedule an appointment.

Thank you for your support as our crews and staff work to provide you and our communities with reliable electricity.



Trouble Due to COVID-19?  Help is available.


If you are having difficulty with food, medical needs, housing or utilities costs, or other difficulties related to the pandemic, you should know that resources are available to help.  Here are some places to start:

Responding to Member Needs

SMPA Responding to Member Needs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)



Latest News

5/6/21: 2021 SMPA Board Candidates Announced


At the April 27th San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) Board Meeting, the candidates for the upcoming SMPA board election were announced. In district #7, which includes Silverton and Ouray, the candidates are Rory Cowie, and Terry Rhoades. In District #5, which includes Mountain Village, incumbent director, Rube Felicelli is unopposed and will be deemed...


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Planned Outages

There are currently two scheduled power outages:


When: Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
9:00 AM to 5 PM (about 8 hours)


Area Affected:  Approx. 640 members in Rico and in communities North along Hwy 145 to Sunshine Mesa, including Ophir, Trout Lake, Lake Fork, San Bernardo and Ames.


Purpose: To upgrade line equipment for better fire safety.



When: Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
9:00 AM to 12 PM (about 2 hours)


Area Affected:  Approx. 55 members in the Shawn-Lea Subdivision in Nucla, CO


Purpose: To upgrade line equipment and install a new electric vehicle charging station.


Check for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.






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