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Residential Non-Standard Meter Optional Rate No. 32 Frequently Asked Questions – Final 8/15/2019 (Advanced Notice Rate 61)

Residential Non-Standard Meter Optional Rate No. 32  Frequently Asked Questions – Final  8/15/2019 Who is eligible to Opt-Out from having a Radio Frequency (RF) “Smart” Utility Meter? The Opt-Out program applies to residential individually metered members of KCEC who Volunteer for this program and ...

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Substation Preventive Maintenance: Angel Fire and Eagle Nest: September 19, 2019

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative continues with the series of  PLANNED POWER OUTAGES, during the months of September and October, to allow crews to perform Preventive Maintenance on ALL substations within the service territory; in preparation for the winter months. The following is a schedule of dates, times and affected...

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Substation Preventive Maintenance: Arroyo Hondo Substation

Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Time: 3:00am – 5:00am Affected areas: Arroyo Hondo, Hondo Mesa, San Cristobal, Lama, Des Montes, Valdez, and Taos Ski Valley ...

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KCEC Planned Substation Maintenance

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative will conduct a series of  PLANNED POWER OUTAGES during the month of September and October, to allow crews to perform Preventive Maintenance on ALL substations within the service territory; in preparation for the winter months. The following is a schedule of dates, times and affected ...

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KCEC, Guzman Energy and CoBank Partner with Shared Table

KCEC, Guzman Energy ad CoBank partnered up with El Pueblito, United Methodist Church, to aid with the Shared Table Older Adult food program in Taos County. KCEC, Guzman and COBANK are donating financial and volunteer help to provide non-perishable food to 45-50 of our older neighbors and those who are home-bound and receiving in home hea...

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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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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Among 2019 SEPA Power Player Awards Finalists

TAOS, NEW MEXICO — The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) recently announced that Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) is one of 21 finalists for the 2019 SEPA Power Players Awards. The SEPA Power Players Awards honor utilities, their industry partners, and individual thought leaders providing the vision, models and momentum for...

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and Guzman Energy Take Next Step Toward Full Summer Solar Power by 2022

Co-op has requested proposals for the development of additional solar and storage capacity DENVER – April 30, 2019 –Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) and its partner Guzman Energy are continuing to move the co-op toward its goal of being 100 percent daytime solar reliant by 2022. The co-op has issued a Request for Pr...

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Requests for Proposal (RFP) for the addition of up to 7 megawatts of local, solar photovoltaic power to Kit Carson customers.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC), a member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving Taos, Colfax and Rio Arriba Counties since 1944, announced today that it is launching a Requests for Proposal (RFP) for the addition of up to 7 megawatts of local, solar photovoltaic power to serve their customers. KCEC is launching this R...

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Earth Day 2019: KCEC Helps Clean Taos County.

Happy Earth Day! Kit Carson Electric Cooperative wants to thank Taos County, Town of Taos and other volunteers who contributed their time to clean Taos. Thank you, to the communities we serve. ...

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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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Save the Date: Kit Carson Propane Appreciation Day!

Come join us for hot dogs and refreshments! Up to 100lb Cylinders! For more questions, please contact us at (575)-758-7757 ...

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NM steps up on climate, clean energy

BY DAWN BOULWARE / CAO, TAOS SKI VALLEY AND KATHLEEN STAKS / DIRECTOR OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, GUZMAN ENERGY ...

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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Helps Aid Federal Employees During Furlough.

Contact: Michael Santistevan, Public Relations CoordinatorTelephone: 575.758.2258 Email: msantistevan@kitcarson.comWebsite: www.kitcarson.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 15, 2019 Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Help Aid Federal Employees During Furlough. Taos, NM- Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (...

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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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District 4 Board Member Submission

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 Distri...

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2018 Substation Maintenance

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative will be performing Substation Maintenance in the months of September and October. Thank you for your patience. For any questions, please feel free to reach us at (575)- 758- 2258.  ...

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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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Scam Alert

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE... SCAM targets members of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Inc. Kit Carson Electric Cooperative was notified that an unidentified individual called certain KCEC members from the phone 800-508-6930 informing the member that a payment needed to be made on their account immediately. The unidentified individual stat...

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Red River Planned Outage on June 28th

Planned Power Outage Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has scheduled a PLANNED POWER OUTAGE that will be taking place on Thursday, June 28, 2018, to allow crews to perform Annual Preventive Maintenance on the Red River Substation. The following is the scheduled date, time and affected areas for performing maintenance on the correspondi...

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2018 Annual Meeting Agenda

The 2018 Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting will be held on June 9th. View the Agenda below. 2018 Annual Meeting Agenda        ...

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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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Building a resilient energy roadmap for rural electric cooperatives

KCEC leading charge in building resilient energy roadmap for rural electric cooperatives   Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) today announced it has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to participate in a collaborative research effort exploring new ways solar energy c...

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Picuris Pueblo Solar 1 Connects to the Grid

Picuris Pueblo Solar 1 Connects to the Grid Helping Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Take Another Step Forward With 100% Daytime Solar   Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) is proud to announce that the Picuris Pueblo Solar Array was energized on December 18, 2017 and is providing solar energy to Penasco, NM and the surrounding...

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KCEC and Town of Taos sign a Joint Solar Power Purchase Agreement

Kit Carson Electric and Town of Taos Make Progress Toward a Resilient, Renewable and Reliable Future Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and Town of Taos sign a Joint Solar Power Purchase Agreement targeted at stabilizing energy costs and enhancing local economic development Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) and the Town of Taos have si...

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KCEC to Hire Local Contractor, Parasol Solar, Llc.

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Announces an Agreement to Hire Local Contractor, Parasol Solar, Llc.   Taos, N.M. based Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) announced today that the engineering, procurement and contracting (EPC) construction for five solar arrays will go to the Taos company, ParaSol Solar, LLC. ParaSol Solar, L...

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Tres Piedras Array Comes Online

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Steps Forward With Its Solar Initiative as Tres Piedras Array Comes Online   In December 2016, The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to achieve the goal of 100% daytime solar by 2022. Kit Carson Electric Cooperative (KCEC) in its partnership with Guzman Renewable Energy Partners (GREP) have strat...

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