About Us

Columbus Electric Cooperative is a nonprofit, consumer-owned electric system established to provide electric service to rural southwestern New Mexico and southeastern Arizona.

Columbus Electric's governing Board of Directors meets on the fourth Thursday of each month; the annual meeting is held in March or April of each year.

Date Incorporated: January 14, 1946
Date Energized: July 15, 1949


Columbus Electric Cooperative Stats

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Affiliated Organizations

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association

Touchstone Energy

New Mexico Rural Electric Cooperative Association