Fresno County, California Electric Profile

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Fresno County is the 9th largest producing county in California out of 58 counties when it comes to megawatt hours generated using renewable fuel types.

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The county is the 316th highest producer of electricity of all 3220 counties in the nation, producing 4,318,338 megawatt hours.

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As the 12th largest producer of solar energy in the US, Fresno County generates a total of 2,000,415 megawatt hours from solar.

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Fresno County ranks 56th highest county in the country out of 3220 counties in hydroelectric power generation, generating 1,055,541 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric facilities.

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Solar power usage in Fresno County has risen by 6.16% year over year, with 2,000,415 megawatt hours being produced from solar energy within the previous 12 months compared to 1,884,385 the 12 months before.

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While the national average residential electricity rate is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Fresno County’s average is 81.85% higher at 24.46 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,222,738 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,318,338 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,243,056 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,075,282 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.32 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,191,458,962 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,192.53 kg

Fresno, CA Electric Overview

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On average, Fresno's residential electricity rate is 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% above the state's average price of 21.86 cents. This ranks the city 713th lowest for average electricity price out of 1522 cities in California. The city is the 199th highest generator out of 1522 cities in California, averaging 0.09 megawatt hours produced per capita. Production from non-renewable fuel types makes up 0.06 megawatt hours per resident in the city.

Around 1,463.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 1390th highest polluter in California out of 1522 cities. A total of 768,315,041.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 7th worst in California for total pollution from electricity use. The city has the 14th highest electricity generation plants of any city in California, with 9 total plants. This is the 205th most power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fresno

Fresno residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.313/kWh$0.167/kWh$216.86/mo.$68.05/mo.
665th25.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fresno
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fresno Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fresno, California

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Kings River Conservation DistrictBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

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

Clovis, CA Electric Overview

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Clovis has an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 15.05% higher than the state's average rate of 21.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 713th out of 1522 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $150.98 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Pacific Gas and Electric Company has 881 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers who operate in the city.

Clovis emits 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 119th worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in California based on emissions per capita. A total of 160,631,140.13 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 71st highest in the state for total pollution. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clovis

Clovis residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.313/kWh$0.167/kWh$216.86/mo.$68.05/mo.
665th25.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clovis
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clovis Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clovis, California

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Kings River Conservation DistrictBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

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

Reedley, CA Electric Overview

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Reedley's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 21.86 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With annual generation of 6,546 megawatt hours, the city is the 177th highest generator of electricity in the state. The city's use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation amounts to 0.26 megawatt hours per resident.

On average, Reedley residents emit 1,411.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 1419th highest polluting city out of 1522 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 1,411.09 kilograms per person and 25,591 residents in the city, the city emits 36,111,100.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. About 100.00% of electricity in Reedley comes from production using Solar. Reedley is home to 2 power plants, which is 77th highest in California and 100th most when considering plants per citizen.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Reedley

Reedley residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.313/kWh$0.167/kWh$216.86/mo.$68.05/mo.
665th25.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Reedley
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Reedley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Reedley, California

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Kings River Conservation DistrictBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Fresno County, California

Power Plants in Fresno County, California

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Panoche Energy CenterAres Management (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Natural Gas 692,065341,100,879.28492.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Great Valley Solar Portfolio Holdings, LLCConsolidated Edison Development Inc (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 541,772No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Solar 428,108No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 264,735No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 251,778No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rio Bravo FresnoRio Bravo Fresno (100.00%)
Malaga CDP CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 189,792267,297,498.721,408.37No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Big Creek CDP CA Conventional Hydroelectric 164,443No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Solar 142,817No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Algonquin Power Sanger LLCAlgonquin Power (100.00%)
Sanger CA Natural Gas 141,28553,665,839.08379.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Five Points Solar ParkFive Points Solar Park, LLC (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 134,693No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 122,191No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 121,307No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 117,367No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 93,107No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Solar 75,473No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 74,030No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Friant Hydro FacilityFriant Power Authority (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 71,288No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Solar 71,139No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Fresno County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 70,752No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Coalinga 25D CogenChevron USA Inc (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Natural Gas 69,27414,941,377.64215.69No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Fresno County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 1,191,458,962.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted a year in Fresno County due to electricity use. This total also equates to a ranking of 33rd highest in California for pollution per capita. Solar is the primary fuel in Fresno County, with 46.32% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. When taken together with Natural Gas (24.90%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (24.44%), these three fuel sources make up 95.67% of the electricity generation in the county. Fresno County isp home to 66 electricity plants, which is 6th most in California and 25th most when counting plants per citizen.

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Solar
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46.32%
NATURAL GAS
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24.90%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
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24.44%
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Wood/Wood Waste Solids
4.33%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
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-0.00%

Fresno County, California Net Metering

Fresno County has 2 out of 4 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of California has highly favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Fresno County is about 27.26% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Fresno County ranks 2959th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Fresno County:

  • Clovis, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
  • Coalinga, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
  • Firebaugh, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
  • Fowler, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
  • Fresno, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.32%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.34%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.34%
  • Huron, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
  • Kerman, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
  • Kingsburg, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.32%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.34%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.34%
  • Mendota, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
  • Orange Cove, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
  • Parlier, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
  • Reedley, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
  • San Joaquin, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
  • Sanger, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%
  • Selma, California:
    • Kings River Conservation District: 33.33%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.33%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 33.33%

* 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?

There are 4 electricity providers serving customers in Fresno County, California.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in Fresno County, California.

Which electricity companies offer service in Fresno County, California?

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1Pacific Gas and Electric Company178,760
2Edison International63,006
3Western Area Power Administration6
4Kings River Conservation District1

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

Fresno County, California has 66 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16