El Dorado County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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El Dorado County, California Electricity Overview

El Dorado County is the 42nd worst polluting county in California when considering emissions per capita.

The use of renewable fuel types for electricity production in El Dorado County grew by 14.33% last year.

El Dorado County is the 1108th highest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the US, with a population of 191,185 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 851,005.

Residents of El Dorado County are paying, on average, 83.03% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average rate, at 26.47 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

El Dorado County produces 4.4 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes El Dorado County the 674th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable production per capita in the nation.

With a population of 191,185 citizens, El Dorado County is the 29th most populated county in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,198,909 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    851,005 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    840,335 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    10,670 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.45 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    79,904,903 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    417.95 kg

El Dorado Hills CDP, CA Electricity Overview

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El Dorado Hills CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 27.11 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above both the California and nationwide average prices of 24.90 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Production from non-renewable fuel types makes up 0.21 megawatt hours per citizen in the city. Generation from renewable fuels comes to 0.07 megawatt hours produced per person in the city, which results in a ranking of 94th in California out of 1617 cities.

On average, El Dorado Hills CDP citizens emit 1,390.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 75th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 70,308,559.53 kilograms, which is the 176th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is the 38th most power plants within a city in California out of the state's 1617 cities. El Dorado Hills CDP's primary fuel used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They generate 10,670 megawatt hours from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in El Dorado Hills CDP

El Dorado Hills CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

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 El Dorado Hills CDP
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for El Dorado Hills CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in El Dorado Hills CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Pioneer Community EnergyENERGY7.7353.41670,59951,846,000

Zips with electric coverage in El Dorado Hills CDP, California include: 95630, 95762, 95682, 95672

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South Lake Tahoe, CA Electricity Overview

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South Lake Tahoe's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour , which is lower than both the California and nationwide average prices of 24.90 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Liberty Utilities sells an estimated 6,309.25 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $78.45 per month, while the US average is $129.86.

On average, South Lake Tahoe citizens emit 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 1223rd worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 28,356,297.74 kilograms, which is the 340th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in South Lake Tahoe has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.134/kWh$78.55/mo.$74.51/mo.
57th14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Lake Tahoe
9th$78.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Lake Tahoe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Lake Tahoe, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Liberty UtilitiesBUNDLED14.0078.45295,90241,431,900

Cameron Park CDP, CA Electricity Overview

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Cameron Park CDP's citizens are billed an average residential electricity price of 27.11 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above both the California and nationwide average prices of 24.90 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Pacific Gas and Electric Company sells an estimated 5,363.76 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other provider. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $122.2 per month, while the US average is $129.86.

On average, Cameron Park CDP citizens emit 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 169th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 25,100,574.67 kilograms, which is the 369th highest total amount of pollution for any city in the state. All of the electricity sold in Cameron Park CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, as there are no power production plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cameron Park CDP

Cameron Park CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

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 Cameron Park CDP
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cameron Park CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cameron Park CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Pioneer Community EnergyENERGY7.7353.41670,59951,846,000

Electricity Production in El Dorado County, California

Power Plants in El Dorado County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 278,865
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 256,981
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 161,097
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 51,220
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 32,679
El DoradoEl Dorado Irrigation District (100.00%)
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 28,753
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 23,042
Broadridge CogenStonemont Financial Group (75.00%)Global Net Lease, Inc. (25.00%)
El Dorado Hills CDP CA Natural Gas 12,2006,150,927.44504.17
El Dorado CountySkyHigh 2 Solar (100.00%)
Diamond Springs CDP CA Solar 2,280
Blue Shld Of Cal- El Dorado Hlls Mtr BWeisshorn Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
El Dorado Hills CDP CA Solar 1,491
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,395
El Dorado Hills CDP CA Solar 649
Shingle Springs CDP CA Solar 353

El Dorado County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in El Dorado County has byproducts of 79,904,903.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 35th highest of any county in California. The county averages 417.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 2804th highest in the country in this category. The county is home to 13 electricity producing plants, which is 25th most in California. In El Dorado County, Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 98.01% of the fuel utilized in electricity generation. Also used is Natural Gas at 1.25% and Solar at 0.74% of generation.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
98.01%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
1.25%
SOLAR
Solar
0.74%

El Dorado County, California Net Metering

Of the 5 electricity suppliers in El Dorado County, 40.00% of them report that they offer net metering. Consumers in California have highly favorable net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 providers who are reporting energy loss. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 14.66%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% and the California average is 11.94%, resulting in a rank of 2950th best in the nation and a state rank of 15th best out of 3221 and 58 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in El Dorado County:

  • Placerville, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pioneer Community Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
  • South Lake Tahoe, California:
    • Liberty Utilities: 50.00%
    • NV Energy: 50.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in El Dorado County, California?

The largest electricity supplier in El Dorado County, California by total revenue is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

How many electric companies offer service in El Dorado County, California?

El Dorado County, California is home to 5 electricity providers serving customers in the area.

How many power plants are located within El Dorado County, California?

El Dorado County, California has 13 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in El Dorado County, California?

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-11