Contra Costa County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Contra Costa County, California Electricity Overview

The average monthly residential electricity bill in Contra Costa County is 10.64% lower than the California average monthly residential bill.

Contra Costa County has a population of 1,165,927 citizens.

Contra Costa County ranks 9th out of 58 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its citizens consuming over 7,300,000 megawatt hours.

With total generation of 14,644,956.44 megawatt hours, Contra Costa County is ranked 4th largest generator of electricity of all 58 counties in California for total production.

Contra Costa County generates 12.2 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity sources. They are the 5th highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

Contra Costa County has emissions of 2,119.54 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2512th highest polluting county in the nation by per capita emissions.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    7,311,452 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    14,644,956 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    421,485 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    14,223,471 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.56 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,471,232,729 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,119.54 kg

Concord, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 27.38 cents per kilowatt hour for Concord. This is 9.96% higher than California's average price of 24.90 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 $119.75 per month, while the US average is $129.86.

Concord is the 60th highest ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 166,721,204.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This total equates to 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 169th 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$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Concord
704th$154.95Average 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 EnergyENERGY8.6345.242,698,838232,955,500
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

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

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Richmond, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 27.38 cents per kilowatt hour for Richmond. This is 9.96% higher than California's average price of 24.90 cents. There is 24.26% more electricity generated than consumed in Richmond, which results in the ability to export the surplus. There has been a 25.47% increase in the amount of electricity generated from solar fields over the past 12 months, which is an increase of 447.27 megawatt hours a year.

For electricity production purposes, Richmond's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, making up 96.45%, or 875,127.4 megawatt hours of production in the city. Other Gas and Solar make up 3.12% and 0.24% of electricity production, respectively. The city emits 1,401.06 kilograms of CO2 pollution per resident in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 72nd worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 163,150,827.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 61st highest for total emissions in California. There are 3 electricity generation plants in Richmond, which is the 38th 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$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Richmond
704th$154.95Average 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 EnergyENERGY8.6345.242,698,838232,955,500
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

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

Antioch, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity rate is 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour for Antioch. This is 15.26% higher than California's average price of 24.90 cents. Citizens of Antioch use 72.97% less electricity than is generated in the city. Pacific Gas and Electric Company has an estimated 961 total residential customers, which is more than all other electricity providers in the city.

Antioch is the 28th highest ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 284,907,157.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 2,471.2 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 29th 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$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Antioch
704th$154.95Average 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 CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.952,553,59212,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

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

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 3,866,4891,501,714,148.34388.39
Los Medanos Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Pittsburg CA Natural Gas 3,346,4361,185,681,466.06354.31
Antioch CA Natural Gas 2,553,592982,560,835.2384.78
Crockett Cogen ProjectOGPA Crockett LLC (8.30%)Pacific Crockett Energy Inc (1.00%)ENI Crockett Ltd (90.70%)
Crockett CDP CA Natural Gas 1,646,411538,935,991.3327.34
Richmond CogenChevron Products Company-Richmond (100.00%)
Richmond CA Natural Gas 903,467201,130,244.14222.62
Martinez RefiningMartinez Refining Co (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Natural Gas 748,336255,970,460.2342.05
Foster Wheeler MartinezFoster Wheeler Power Sys Inc (71.25%)Foster Wheeler Martinez Inc (27.75%)BRE Partner - BRE (1.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Natural Gas 491,673161,701,145.9328.88
Phillips 66 Rodeo RefineryPhillips 66 Company (100.00%)
Rodeo CDP CA Other Gas 373,325.0225,569,136.4668.49
Contra Costa County CA Wind 252,725
Contra Costa County CA Wind 102,214
Phillips 66 Carbon PlantPhillips 66 Company (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Waste Heat 99,95012/2023
Marsh Landing Generating StationClearway Energy (100.00%)
Antioch CA Natural Gas 94,23358,046,154.32615.99
C&H Sugar PlantC&H Sugar Company Inc (100.00%)
Crockett CDP CA Purchased Steam 46,661
Columbia Solar Energy, LLCColumbia Solar Energy LLC (100.00%)
Pittsburg CA Solar 32,565
Ameresco Keller CanyonAMERESCO Keller Canyon LLC (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Landfill Gas 29,41416,032,873.7545.08
CCCSD Wastewater Treatment PlntCentral Contra Costa Sanitary District (100.00%)
Contra Costa County CA Natural Gas 22,332.247,501,039.14335.88
Riverview Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Antioch CA Natural Gas 16,2729,341,319.12574.07
Martinez Sulfuric Acid Regeneration PltEco Services Corp. (100.00%)
Martinez CA Waste Heat 13,101
Kaiser Deer Valley Rd. Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Antioch CA Natural Gas 10,7594,137,724.92384.58
CA Dept of Public Health at RichmondExelon Corporation (51.00%)
Richmond CA Solar 4,320

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 93.88%, or 13,748,292.87 megawatt hours of production in the county. Wind and Other Gas make up 2.42% and 2.22% of electricity production, respectively. The county emits 2,119.54 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 2,471,232,728.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the county the 7th highest for total emissions in California. Contra Costa County has 23 electricity producing plants in the county. This is the 46th 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
93.88%
WIND
Wind
2.42%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
2.22%
WASTE HEAT
Waste Heat
0.77%
PURCHASED STEAM
Purchased Steam
0.32%
OTHER
Other
0.39%

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 17.76%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Marin Clean Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Pilot Power Group. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Contra Costa County receiving a rank of 2966th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Contra Costa County:

  • Antioch, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Brentwood, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
  • Clayton, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Concord, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
  • Danville, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
  • El Cerrito, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.51%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.51%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.51%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.51%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.51%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.46%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.51%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.51%
  • Hercules, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Lafayette, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
  • Martinez, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 12.38%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.38%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.38%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.38%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.38%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.38%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.38%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 13.31%
  • Moraga, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
  • Oakley, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
  • Orinda, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Pinole, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
  • Pittsburg, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.47%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
  • Pleasant Hill, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
  • Richmond, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.48%
  • San Pablo, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
  • San Ramon, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 12.61%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.61%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.61%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.61%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 11.74%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.61%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.61%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.61%
  • Walnut Creek, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.49%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%

* 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 23 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 Energy62,246
2Pacific Gas and Electric Company24,062
3Pilot Power Group15
4Commercial Energy of California1

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-04