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Planned Electric Outage – Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Otero County Electric Cooperative’s provider, Tri-State Generation & Transmission, has recently been performing critical maintenance in one of our substations. As part of that work, a substation transformer was taken out of service at the Carrizo Substation. Maintenance on this piece of equipment has now been completed and crews will be taking an outage to bring this transformer back online.

Planned Electric Outage – Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Otero County Electric Cooperative’s provider, Tri-State Generation & Transmission, will be performing some critical maintenance next week.

Federal & State Relief Programs Available during COVID-19 Pandemic

Many members and businesses are struggling due to the shutdowns and closures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Government passed the CARES Act on March 27, that allows for direct economic aid to millions of struggling Americans and businesses. There are a multitude of organizations who can offer help during this uncertain time.


Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all OCEC lobbies will be closed to the public until further notice.

OCEC Proposes New Rates

Otero County Electric Cooperative published a proposed rate increase on the back page of the November edition of enchantment magazineMember information meetings regarding this new rate proposal will be held the first week of December to allow members a time to learn more about the increase and ask questions. 

2019 Annual Meeting Videos Available Online

Unable to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of Otero County Electric? Afraid you missed valuable information about YOUR cooperative? Don't worry, video updates have been published online for all members to access so everyone can stay up-to-date on what is going on at OCEC. 


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