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Fresno County, California Electricity Overview

There has been a 14.74% rise in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources throughout the previous 12 months in Fresno County.

Fresno County is the 10th most populated county in California, with 1,015,190 citizens residing in the county.

With total production of 7,159,740 megawatt hours, Fresno County is ranked 8th highest generator of electricity of all 58 counties in the state for total production.

Fresno County's ability to produce 4,041,231 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 2nd highest hydroelectric energy generating county in California out of 58 counties.

With a national average residential electric bill of $138.02, Fresno County consumers pay about 20.62% more than their fellow Americans per month for electricity.

With 1,015,190 citizens within its borders and 7,159,740 megawatt hours produced per year, Fresno County has a megawatt hour per capita production of 7.05 megawatt hours. This is the 965th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,187,348 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,159,740 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,012,650 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,147,090 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    466,016,783 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    459.04 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Fresno

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Fresno Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

52.1¢ per kWh

  • 21.93% higher than last month
  • 31.34% higher than April last year
  • 52.08% higher than the California average
  • 208.05% higher than the US average
  • 1,588th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 70 since April last year
  • 31,596th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 155 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 504 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

37.85¢ per kWh

  • 2.81% higher than last month
  • 18.57% higher than April last year
  • 25.55% higher than the California average
  • 134.73% higher than the US average
  • 1,521st in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since April last year
  • 31,353rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 27 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 140 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$153.48 per month

  • 3.07% lower than last month
  • 10.09% higher than April last year
  • 16.38% higher than the California average
  • 36.13% higher than the US average
  • 1,544th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 85 since April last year
  • 30,173rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,136 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,166 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$172.26 per month

  • 0.69% higher than last month
  • 0.12% higher than April last year
  • 18.1% higher than the California average
  • 26.59% higher than the US average
  • 1,555th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 16 since April last year
  • 29,393rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 151 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 107 since April last year

Fresno, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 37.85 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Fresno, resulting in the city ranking 1521st out of 1617 cities in California. Generating 0.11 megawatt hours per person living in the city, Fresno ranks as the 186th highest producing city in California out of 1617 cities. Selling an estimated 44,467.94 megawatt hours a year, Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Emissions in Fresno average 1,168.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen from electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 1464th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total emissions for the city from electricity use is 637,565,980.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 7th highest in California. The city has 10 power producing plants, which is the 10th most out of any city in California.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fresno

Fresno residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.521/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
1521st37.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fresno
1555th$172.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fresno Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fresno, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Kings River Conservation DistrictBUNDLED
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED36.72172.510,427,4413,828,497,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42

Zips with electric coverage in Fresno, California include: 93722, 93727, 93619, 93720, 93611, 93726, 93702, 93706, 93711, 93705, 93612 and 10 other zip code(s).

Clovis, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 37.85 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Clovis, resulting in the city ranking 1521st out of 1617 cities in California. There has been a 12.97% drop in the use of renewable energy (such as solar, wind or hydro power) in Clovis over the past 12 months. The power grid in the city has an average of 1.63 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting around 255.8 minutes each. The US averages for outages and outage time frames are 1.45 outages a year and 171.11 minutes a outage.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Clovis averages 1,173.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 146,098,251.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 60th worst in California for total pollution. The city is home to 2 power producing plants, which is the 75th highest for a city in the state. Clovis has about 100.00% of its electricity generated from Solar.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clovis

Clovis residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.521/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
1521st37.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clovis
1555th$172.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clovis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clovis, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Kings River Conservation DistrictBUNDLED
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED36.72172.510,427,4413,828,497,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42

Zips with electric coverage in Clovis, California include: 93727, 93619, 93611, 93726, 93612, 93626

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Sanger, CA Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 37.85 cents per kilowatt hour for residents of Sanger, resulting in the city ranking 1521st out of 1617 cities in California. The California average monthly residential electricity bill is $145.9, while the Sanger average is 18.07% more at $172.26 per month. This ranks the city 1555th in the state for average monthly bill amount. Selling an estimated 2,193.16 megawatt hours, Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. Sanger averages 1,216.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption. A total of 32,147,316.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 284th worst in California for total pollution. The city is home to one power producing plant. Sanger's power plants most often use Natural Gas, which accounts for 100.00% of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sanger

Sanger residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.521/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
1521st37.85¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sanger
1555th$172.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sanger Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sanger, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED36.72172.510,427,4413,828,497,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42

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Electricity Production in Fresno County, California

Power Plants in Fresno County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Panoche Energy CenterAres Management (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Natural Gas 961,352472,204,870.06491.19
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 616,578
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 608,352
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 552,930
Great Valley Solar Portfolio Holdings, LLCConsolidated Edison Development (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 549,115
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 509,421
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 489,703
Big Creek CDP CA Conventional Hydroelectric 393,801
Fresno County CA Solar 304,552
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 296,174
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 206,654
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 184,360
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 152,879
Fifth Standard Solar PV, LLC (Hybrid)RWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 149,524
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 138,742
Fresno County CA Solar 135,878
Fresno County CA Solar 116,200
Friant Hydro FacilityFriant Power Authority (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 106,187
Five Points Solar ParkFive Points Solar Park, LLC (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 101,956
Little Bear Solar 1, LLCLongroad Energy (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 73,217

Fresno County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Fresno County citizens average 459.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity use of 466,016,783.17 kilograms. Around 56.44% of electricity in Fresno County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Taken together with Solar (27.53%) and Natural Gas (16.23%), these three fuel sources make up 100.21% of the county electricity generation. Fresno County has the 5th most power producing plants of any county in California, with 74 total power plants.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
56.44%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
27.53%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
16.23%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.21%

Fresno County, California Net Metering

There are 5 companies in Fresno County providing electricity. Of those 5, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and California has highly favorable laws for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 electricity providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these providers is 14.17%. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Fresno County is ranked as the 2959th best county in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Fresno County:

  • Clovis, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Coalinga, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Firebaugh, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 49.99%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
  • Fowler, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Fresno, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 49.99%
  • Huron, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Kerman, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Kingsburg, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Mendota, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Orange Cove, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
  • Parlier, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Reedley, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • San Joaquin, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%
  • Sanger, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Selma, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 50.00%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Fresno County, California?

Fresno County, California has 5 electricity companies operating in the area.

How many power plants are located in Fresno County, California?

There are 74 active electricity plants in Fresno County, California

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

The largest electricity supplier in Fresno County, California by megawatt hours sold is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

Which electricity companies offer service in Fresno County, California?

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-07-23