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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:

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Latest News

3/24/21: SMPA to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations with Charge Ahead Colorado Grant


Considering a predicted increase in the global passenger vehicle market share of almost 30% by 2030 (Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)), it’s safe to say that the electrification of transport is now one of the major trends of the 21st century. Going hand-in-hand with the vehicles are the charging stations, and this trend is becoming evident in Western Colorado, just as it is across the nation.

Determined to help our members embrace this up-and-coming technology, San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) has announced that, with the successful acquisition of a Charge Ahead Colorado Grant from the Colorado Energy Office, it will...

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Planned Outages

There are currently two scheduled power outages:


When: Thursday, April 15th, 2021
9 AM to 11 AM (about 2 hours)


Area Affected:  Approx. 180 members in Lawson Hill, near Telluride
Note: Approx. 50 of these members will have power restored after about 15 minutes.


Purpose: To repair power delivery equipment that was damaged in a recent vehicle accident.



When: Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
9 AM to 11 AM (about 2 hours)


Area Affected:  Approx. 13 members in Ridgway on Amelia Street, Marie Street and one consumer on Hyde Street.


Purpose: To upgrade and replace equipment for better resiliency against weather events.



Check for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.






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