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Welcome to SMPA

NOTICE: Beginning Monday, June 1st, our Nucla and Ridgway lobbies will re-open to the public.

We're excited to welcome you back, while keeping the health and safety of you and our employees a high priority.  Please be advised that, as a critical service provider, we will be following public health orders and CDC guidelines, and anyone visiting our facilities must adhere to these posted requirements:


Masks or face coverings are required.  Employees are wearing these to protect you too.

Please use hand sanitizer upon entering and exiting the building.

                             ONE CUSTOMER AT A TIME IN THE OFFICE
Please wait for others to exit.  Others in your party (such as children) may accompany you.

Follow the floor markings that are inside our lobby.


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

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

Another safe option is for you to pay your bill or service your account remotely. 

To pay your bill or access your account, please use our automated phone system (970) 626-5549, or (970) 864-7311 then press 2 - or log in to SmartHub for a variety of account services at You can also download the SmartHub app on your mobile device. If you need help with this or any other service, please call one of the above numbers during regular business hours.


Responding to Member Needs


At SMPA, we understand that many of the impacts of COVID-19 are ongoing.  Like the rest of our communities, we are working hard to get back to business as usual--safely and without forgetting the new challenges and opportunities we all face going forward.  Remember, as a not-for-profit electric cooperative, our bottom line is you.  If you or your business are having trouble paying your bill, please give us a call and we will set up a plan that works for you.


How will this work?  Read the Frequently Asked Questions.


Latest News

4/29/20: SMPA Board Candidates Announced / SMPA Annual Meeting Cancelled

At the April 28th San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) Board Meeting, the candidates for the upcoming SMPA board election were announced. In district #1, which includes Parts of Montrose, San Miguel, Ouray and Dolores Counties including Basin, Bedrock, Naturita, Nucla, Paradox, Redvale, Slick Rock, candidate, and sitting board member, Doylene Garvey will be running unopposed and will be deemed re-elected per SMPA bylaws.

In District #4, which includes Parts of Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel Counties including Colona and a portions of Log Hill Village and Telluride, candidate, Tobin Brown is also running unopposed and will be deemed elected per SMPA bylaws.

Read more.


Planned Outages

There are currently three scheduled power outages:


When: Thursday, June 4th, 2020
10:00 am to 11:00 am  (about 1 hour)


Area Affected:  Appx. 96 residences in Telluride Pines, The Bluffs, Hastings Mesa, San Juan Ranch, Brown Ranch, McKenzie Springs, and Highway 62.


Purpose: Upgrading equipment for system improvement and future reliability




When: Overnight Monday, June 8th to Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
Midnight to 4:00 am  (about 4 hours)


Area Affected:  Appx. 300 residences along San Joaquin Rd., Elk Stone, Trails Edge and Mountain Lodge


Purpose: To install a new breaker to protect the Mountain Village Core from outages in the future.




When: Overnight Wednesday, June 10th to Thursday, June 11th, 2020
10:00 pm to 2:00 am  (about 4 hours)


Area Affected:  Appx. 300 residences Down Valley between Telluride and Placerville.


Purpose: Installing improved equipment, poles and wire.




Check for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.




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