Electric Rates & Providers in Contra Costa County, CA

Contra Costa County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Contra Costa County, California Electricity Overview

Consumers in Contra Costa County, on average, pay $157.1 per month for residential electricity, compared to the California average of $142.96.

Contra Costa County emits 2,120.23 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2538th highest polluting county in the nation by per capita pollution.

Contra Costa County ranks 27th out of 58 counties in the state for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 0.05 megawatt hours produced per person a year.

With 59,702.08 megawatt hours generated using solar, Contra Costa County ranks 353rd in the nation out of 3230 counties for solar power electricity production.

Contra Costa County consumes approximately 47.24% of the electricity that is generated in their generation facilities. They will export or store the remaining electricity.

Contra Costa County produces 0.34 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Contra Costa County the 1279th highest ranking county out of 3230 counties for renewable generation per capita in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,062,263 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.1 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    14,948,574 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    399,141 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    14,549,433 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.92 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,453,036,724 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,120.23 kg

Concord, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 32.47 cents per kilowatt hour for Concord. This is 12.30% higher than California's average price of 28.92 cents. Marin Clean Energy is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $151.24 per month.

Concord is the 63rd highest ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 148,608,766.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 1,211.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 1137th worst in California for pollution per capita from electricity consumption. Within Concord, there are no power plants. The city must rely on power generated outside of the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Concord

Concord residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.421/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
686th34.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Concord
642nd$166.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Concord Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Concord, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY10.2546.762,797,083286,681,400
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED33.74166.5510,881,2493,670,830,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.2574.530,6974,067,000

Zips with electric coverage in Concord, California include: 94565, 94553, 94521, 94520, 94523, 94518, 94598, 94597, 94519, 94517

Antioch, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 33.48 cents per kilowatt hour for Antioch. This is 15.79% higher than California's average price of 28.92 cents. Citizens of Antioch use 78.38% less electricity than is generated in the city. Pacific Gas and Electric Company has an estimated 942 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers in the city.

Antioch is the 26th highest ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 288,246,226.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 2,500.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 21st worst in California for emissions per capita from electricity use. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Antioch. Antioch has 4 electricity generation plants in the city. This is the 37th most power plants within a single city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Antioch

Antioch residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.421/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
686th34.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Antioch
642nd$166.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Antioch Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Antioch, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED33.74166.553,029,64510,881,2493,670,830,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.2574.530,6974,067,000

Zips with electric coverage in Antioch, California include: 94565, 94509, 94513, 94561, 94531

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Richmond, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 32.47 cents per kilowatt hour for Richmond. This is 12.30% higher than California's average price of 28.92 cents. There is 25.45% more electricity generated than consumed in Richmond, which results in the ability to export the surplus. The city produces about 7.66 megawatt hours per person a year from its electricity generating plants, which makes it the 57th highest generator in California out of 1617 cities.

For electricity production purposes, Richmond's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 94.32%, or 825,457.03 megawatt hours of production in the city. Other Gas and Solar make up 2.85% and 2.83% of electricity production, respectively. The city emits 1,322.93 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 65th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 151,194,122.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 58th highest for total emissions in California. There are 4 electricity generation plants in Richmond, which is the 37th most plants in a city in California.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Richmond

Richmond residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.421/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
686th34.04¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richmond
642nd$166.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Richmond Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Richmond, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY10.2546.762,797,083286,681,400
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED33.74166.5510,881,2493,670,830,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.2574.530,6974,067,000

Zips with electric coverage in Richmond, California include: 94806, 94804, 94801, 94803, 94530, 94564, 94805, 94850

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Electricity Production in Contra Costa County, California

Power Plants in Contra Costa County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Delta Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Pittsburg CA Natural Gas 4,200,0831,621,967,050.76386.17
Antioch CA Natural Gas 3,085,2081,179,071,622.68382.17
Los Medanos Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Pittsburg CA Natural Gas 3,062,0961,085,709,846.62354.56
Crockett Cogen ProjectENI Crockett Ltd (99.00%)Pacific Crockett Energy Inc (1.00%)
Crockett CDP CA Natural Gas 1,479,637480,958,814.98325.05
Richmond CogenChevron Products Company-Richmond (100.00%)
Richmond CA Natural Gas 762,317170,086,323.82223.12
Martinez RefiningMartinez Refining Co (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Natural Gas 731,479251,215,169.94343.43
Marathon Bay Area CogenTesoro Refining and Marketing Co LLC (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Natural Gas 624,226206,803,100.98331.3
Phillips 66 Rodeo RefineryPhillips 66 Company (100.00%)
Rodeo CDP CA Other Gas 368,75825,525,308.969.22
Contra Costa County CA Wind 222,437
Marsh Landing Generating StationClearway Energy (100.00%)
Antioch CA Natural Gas 189,674119,126,863.1628.06
Contra Costa County CA Wind 93,206
C&H Sugar PlantC&H Sugar Company Inc (100.00%)
Crockett CDP CA Purchased Steam 36,388
Ameresco Keller CanyonAMERESCO Keller Canyon LLC (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Landfill Gas 23,76112,959,337.81545.4
Columbia Solar Energy, LLCColumbia Solar Energy LLC (100.00%)
Pittsburg CA Solar 23,430
Marin Clean Energy Solar OneAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Richmond CA Solar 22,522
CCCSD Wastewater Treatment PlntCentral Contra Costa Sanitary District (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Natural Gas 21,708.967,291,717.44335.89
Riverview Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Antioch CA Natural Gas 17,8719,847,670.7551.04
Martinez Sulfuric Acid Regeneration PltEco Services Corp. (100.00%)
Martinez CA Waste Heat 16,988
Kaiser Deer Valley Rd. Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Antioch CA Natural Gas 11,04641,579,726.163,764.23
CA Dept of Public Health at RichmondExelon Corporation (51.00%)
Richmond CA Solar 4,364

Contra Costa County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For electricity production purposes, Contra Costa County's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 94.97%, or 14,196,516.86 megawatt hours of production in the county. Other Gas and Wind make up 2.17% and 2.11% of electricity production, respectively. The county emits 2,120.23 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 8th highest polluting county out of 58 counties in the state. This adds up to total emissions of 2,453,036,724.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 6th highest for total emissions in California. Contra Costa County has 29 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 38th most plants in a single county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
94.97%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
2.17%
WIND
Wind
2.11%
SOLAR
Solar
0.40%
PURCHASED STEAM
Purchased Steam
0.25%
OTHER
Other
0.11%

Contra Costa County, California Net Metering

Contra Costa County has 1 out of 4 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. California has great regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with personal solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Contra Costa County is 15.93%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Marin Clean Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Pilot Power Group. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Contra Costa County receiving a rank of 2978th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Contra Costa County:

  • Antioch, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Brentwood, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Clayton, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Concord, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.99%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
  • Danville, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.03%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.97%
  • El Cerrito, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.09%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.91%
  • Hercules, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Lafayette, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.99%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
  • Martinez, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 51.81%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 48.19%
  • Moraga, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.99%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
  • Oakley, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.02%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.98%
  • Orinda, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Pinole, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.98%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.02%
  • Pittsburg, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.93%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.07%
  • Pleasant Hill, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.99%
  • Richmond, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.04%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.96%
  • San Pablo, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.99%
  • San Ramon, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 48.20%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 51.80%
  • Walnut Creek, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.03%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.97%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Contra Costa County, California?

The largest electricity supplier in Contra Costa County, California by total customer count is Marin Clean Energy.

How many power plants are located in Contra Costa County, California?

There are 29 electricity plants in Contra Costa County, California

How many electric companies offer service in Contra Costa County, California?

Contra Costa County, California has 4 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Contra Costa County, California?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Marin Clean Energy73,949
2Pacific Gas and Electric Company23,586
3Pilot Power Group40
4Commercial Energy of California8

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2023-12-06