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KCI Fiber Line Outage due to Gunshot: Valle Escondido & Highway 64 Area

Kit Carson Internet (KCI) crews are replacing a fiber line in Valle Escondido and Highway 64. We have approximately 20 people out of internet service.  The cause of the outage was a gunshot to a fiber optic line.  KCI urges members to refrain from shooting or tampering with KCEC (Electric, Internet and Propane) property. ...

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KCEC January Monthly Board Meeting Rescheduled to January 27, 2023

The January monthly KCEC Board Member meeting has been rescheduled to Friday, January 27, 2023. Thank you. ...

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Power Outage 12/28/2022 Five Broken Poles on US – 64 between Angel Fire & Eagle Nest

Due to excessively high winds, KCEC crews are working on five broken poles on US-64 between Angel Fire & Eagle Nest. The outage is affecting power and internet service between county roads B5 to B8. Crews are working safely and diligently to restore power and the internet. KCEC will keep members updated as work continues.  ...

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69 kV KCEC Transmission Pole Replacement 10/21/2022 Time: 1:30 p.m.

Hello All,  KCEC crews and contractors are still working to replace the 69 kV transmission, distribution and internet pole throughout the day. Crews have placed the new metal pole and are transferring the distribution wires from the existing pole. Transferring existing infrastructure onto the new metal pole requires lar...

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69 kV Transmission Pole Update 10/21/2022

69 kV Transmission Pole Update 10/21/2022 KCEC crews and contractors have shut off power to residents affecting Cullebra Rd & St Rd-240. Crews are setting the new pole and are preparing for the switching of existing infrastructure. Today, members that reside on parts of ST Rd-240 & Cullebra Rd will be without power from 8:00 a...

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Planned Power Outage: 69kV Transmission, Distribution and Internet Pole Grid Hardening Replacement 10/20/2022 & 10/21/2022

Planned Power & Internet Outage Reason: KCEC replacement of a significant transmission, distribution, and internet fiber pole Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) will be conducting a PLANNED POWER OUTAGEon 10/20/2022 and 10/21/2022, replacing a 69 kV transmission, distribution and internet fiber pole t...

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RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS’ AVERAGE ELECTRIC BILL FOr SEPTEMBER IS 35% LESS THAN LAST SEPTEMBER’S BILL.

Kit Carson Electric saved our members $2.4 million from July to September. ...

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KCEC & Guzman Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating 100% Daytime Solar and Energy Independence Event

On June 3rd, 2022 Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) and Guzman Energy celebrated the cooperative's achievement of providing 100% of its daytime power with solar energy. The Taos Mesa 15 MW solar array and 12.5 MW battery storage project will provide members with reliable and low cost electricity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A...

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Giving Back to Our Members: KCEC Pays Tri-State Payment!

In 2016, Kit Carson Electric Cooperative left the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association because we were tired of constant rate increases and knew we could get less expensive power from solar energy and Guzman. We were right! In July 2022, KCE will make its final payment while achieving our goal of generating 100% ...

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OUTAGE REPORT 7/25/2022- Camino del Medio, Mila Lane, Blueberry Hill, Camino de la Mercad, Ojo Caliente

OUTAGE REPORT 7/25/2022: Camino del Medio, Mila Lane, Camino de la Mercad, Blueberry Hill, and Ojo Caliente. We are aware of a mainline fiber break affecting customers in the areas listed above. Crews are assessing the damage and beginning work to restore the fiber....

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Special free food distributions

Have you or someone you know been evacuated? Do you need help with food? No documentation is needed at any location ...

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2022 Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Scholarship Recipient Winners

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and Guzman Energy Grant Scholarships for New Mexico Students   TAOS, NM – May 20, 2022 – Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) and Guzman Energy have partnered for the fourth year in a row to provide scholarships to selected northern New Mexico students to help them successfully ...

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Hermits Peak & Calf Canyon Resources

Dear Members The Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon fires have crossed into the Carson National Forest and continue to burn rapidly. Evacuation statuses continue to be updated for communities within and affecting the forest in Taos and Colfax counties. In accordance with wildfire emergency management officials, KCEC has de-energized lines f...

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Fire Prevention Outage: Ute Park Area 04/22/2022

Due to the projected high winds, KCEC is working with Colfax County Emergency Management Office and Colfax Fire Departments to mitigate forest fire potential. KCEC will be shutting down the power in the Ute Park area from 12:00 pm-12:00 am or until the winds subside. This is a preventative measure and currently, no poles or wires in Ute ...

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Planned Internet Outage: March 07, 2022, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Affected Areas: Tres Ritos, Loma Linda and Angostura.

KCI crew will be replacing a damaged Fiber Optic Line that was restored temporarily but needs to be permanently fixed with a new cable. Locations affected are Tres Ritos, Loma Linda and Angostura. ...

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Need Utility Assistance?

A quick and easy form for up to 12 months if utility assistance. Need utility assistance? If you are a renter and were impacted by COVID please complete this form and submit it to a specific utility company for processing. ...

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KCEC Planned Outage: September 30, 2020 -Red River & Bobcat Pass

Red River Substation Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Time: 3:00am – 5:00am Affected areas: Town of Red River, Cottonwood Park, Upper Red River (Tall Pines Resort), Bitter Creek, Red River Ski Area, Red River Sewer Plant, and Moly Corp.Guard shack Office Bobcat Substation Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Ti...

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KCEC Planned Substation Maintenance- SEPTEMBER 2020

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative continues with the series of PLANNED POWER OUTAGES during the month of September to allow crews to perform Preventive Maintenance on ALL substations within the service territory; in preparation for the winter months. DOWNLADABLE FORM ...

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Legislative Finance Committee Red River, NM Broadband & Education August 27, 2020

Legislative Finance Committee Red River, NM Broadband & Education August 27, 2020 ...

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New Mexico PRC Grant Application

Only Students, Educators, First Responders and Tribal Members Without Internet Are Eligible. *A One Year Contract Is Required [wpforms id="2996"] ...

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Kit Carson Collaborates with TEC to Provide 100 Internet Hotspots in Taos County

Taos Education Collaborative Project Rationale and Goals: The Taos Education Collaborative (TEC) is the call to action by a local group of educators and community members to address the lack of home Internet for students across Taos County. The Taos Education Collaborative (TEC...

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New Mexico Co-op Gives Free Broadband Connections to Struggling Students

Monet Winters, left, pictured here with her mother April Winters, was struggling to do her schoolwork until Kit Carson Electric Co-op provided a free internet connection to her home. (Photo By: Kit Carson Electric Cooperative) For Monet Winters, the COVID-19 pandemic created a lot of hurdles for her to complete eighth grade at San...

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Holy Cross Receives a 10,000 Grant With the Help of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative.

Times have been tough, but Taos has come together in extraordinary ways. Holy Cross Hospital has been a leader through the pandemic, but our efforts have been made much easier with help from our amazing community. Luis Reyes from Kit Carson Electric Cooperative was able to help Holy Cross Medical Center get access ...

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KCEC Cares About the Communities We Serve

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative is committed to power our community, provide high-speed internet and deliver affordable propane when it matters most. Please stay safe and know that Kit Carson and their family of companies will continue to operate and provide the highest-quality service possible for you, the members we serve. The spread o...

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Kit Carson Internet Now Offering Chat. Chat is Only Available for Internet Customers

Kit Carson Internet Customers Only. Kit Carson Chat is not available for Propane or Electric. Kit Carson Internet (KCI) is now offering an online chat! Don’t like speaking with a Customer Service Representative over the phone? KCI’s new live chat feature creates a personal connection with customers looking for support. It’s a ...

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What is RF and how we utilize it!

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KCEC Scam Alert 06/14/2019

KCEC Members,  Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc. (KCEC) received a complaint that our billing system had been hacked. Member stated unauthorized payment was made to their account via echeck. All KCEC’s billing systems (Electric, Internet and Propane) have been operating properly and with all security protocols in place.&nbs...

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2019 KCEC Annual Meetting Agenda

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Save the Date: Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting. Saturday, June 8th, 2019.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative invites its members to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting! CEO, Luis A. Reyes Jr., speaking to members at 2018 annual meeting. If you want your voice heard, please attend the meeting! Please be prepared to stay for business meeting and act on two proposed by-law amendments. Members who participate will r...

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KCEC Public Announcement: District 4

The Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Inc. Board of Trustees will be interviewing members that are interested in filling the unexpired term for a District Four Trustee position that is vacated.  The term for this position will expire at the June 2020 Annual Meeting. In May 2020 an election will be held for two positions for the District F...

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Updated:Internet Outage Update 07/31,2018

Valued Members, Kit Carson Internet crews repaired two sections of fiber that were damaged and caused an internet outage on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Kit Carson Internet crews and contractor replaced 1,500 feet of fiber and spliced 288 fiber strands. Internet and telephone was restored at about 9:45 a.m. to most members who reside in...

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Ute Park Fire: Internet and Cell Service Update

Northern New Mexico currently is on emergency notice as a wildfire rages the mountainous terrain near Ute Park Fire.   As of Saturday, Kit Carson Internet (KCI) supported the set up of a mobile Cell on Wheels to provide cellular and data service to the command center in Eagle Nest. The company's staff worked Friday night and into...

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