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Welcome to SMPA

See Our "Message to Members."


San Miguel Power's Annual Meeting, previously scheduled for June, 2020 was canceled for the health and safety of our members and employees during the local outbreak of COVID-19.  However, the important content is still accessible to you, our members.  Please view this Message to Members video.  Then, for more detail, you can view or download the Annual Report.  Paper copies are also available upon request.



NOTICE: Our Nucla and Ridgway lobbies are now 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

9/2/20: SMPA Addresses COVID-19, Power Supply, Infrastructure in "Message to Members"

“The New Reality’ is a phrase we’ve been hearing a lot these days,” says San Miguel Power Association (SMPA) Board President, Rube Felicelli. It refers to a myriad of changes the rural electric cooperative has undergone in the last several months.

One major change was the cancellation of SMPA’s Annual Meeting. This in-person event has been a staple of the co-op’s outreach to its consumers for the majority of its eighty-year history. Due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the SMPA Board of Directors determined that cancelling would be best for the safety of staff and consumers alike. “Still,” says Felicelli, “…we consider it vital to communicate to our members...

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Planned Outages

There is currently one scheduled power outage:


When: Saturday, September 26th, 2020
5 AM to 10 AM (about 5 hours)


Area Affected:  Appx. 220 members south of Highway 141, in the areas of Groundhog, Lone Cone, Gypsum Valley and Disappointment Valley


Purpose: Pole replacement and sectionalizing equipment for more reliable service in this area.



Check for updates on any ongoing unplanned outages.




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