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October 12, 2017 Power Outage

At about 2:40 p.m. today, parts of Elephant Butte, Mims, Engle and Cutter lost power.  Sierra Electric's line crew responded and determined the cause related to a failed arrestor at  around 5:00 p.m. and worked as quickly and safely to make the necessary repairs.  At about 6:15 p.m., power was restored.  If you are a customer of Sierra Electric and you continue to NOT have power, please call our outage center immediately at 1-888-336-3380.  We appreciate the patience and understanding of our members.

2017 Elephant Butte Days Was Out of This World

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, employees and staff of Sierra Electric Cooperative, joined by Power and friends from Tri-State G & T, participated in the Elephant Days Parade in Elephant Butte, NM.  The mile-long parade gave us plenty of opportunities to share goodies with both the kids and adults of the community.  Sierra Electric is proud of our relationship with our members from all parts of Sierra County and hopes everyone had a safe and fun Elephant Days!

Scam Alert

Phone Scam Alert!  If you receive a call from individual(s) who say they are with Sierra Electric and you are past due or they threaten to disconnect your electric service if you do not pay, DO NOT pay any money to these individuals or give them your account or personal information.  Hang up and call our office at 575-744-5231.  We can tell you if you are delinquent in your payments.  While Sierra Electric does make courtesy calls to our customers, we don't ask our customers for account numbers or any other ident

Sierra Electric Cooperative Roots Run Deep

To honor the partnership with cooperatives across the United States, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) will be planting a commemorative tree at its Arlington, VA headquarters that is nourished by soil collected from each of their member cooperatives.  Sierra Electric has proudly sent in its soil from the headquarters in Elephant Butte to represent our members.  The NRECA will be broadcasting the dedication ceremony live on NRECA's Facebook page on June 26th.

2017 Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Members has been scheduled for Saturday, April 1st at the Hot Springs High School Gymnasium.  Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m.  The meal will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting will be called to order at 12:30 p.m.  The annual meeting is a great time to visit with your neighbors and learn more about the Cooperative!  We look forward to seeing you there!

Notice of Proposed Rate Revision

Update: Sierra Electric's proposed rates have been approved by the NMPRC and are effective as of February 1, 2017.

Sierra Electric Cooperative, Inc ("SEC") will file proposed rate schedules under Advice Notice No. 65 on January 2, 2017, with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission ("Commission") which will result in a rate ajustment to all customer classes except the City of T or C and New Mexico Spaceport Authority.

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