San Miguel Power Offers Totally Green Option

An increasing number of San Miguel Power Association’s consumer-members in southwestern Colorado have expressed a desire to see their electricity generated from renewable sources, such as wind, solar and hydropower. This has led to a co-op campaign called Totally Green.

The program allows members to offset their electricity use with renewable energy by setting up a small monthly automatic investment. It’s the Ridgway co-op’s simplest way for its consumer-members to use electricity from 100% renewable sources.

Since the program launched in July 2019, more than 120 members have subscribed with the 1-cent per kilowatt-hour bill adjustment. Among subscribers that can identify as Totally Green are the Telluride/Mountain Village Gondola, Telluride Sports, Clark’s Market, Mountain Chill Radio, San Miguel County and San Miguel Power Association.