Imperial County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Imperial County, California Electricity Overview

Imperial County generates 22.57 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar energy, giving the county a rank of 1st in California out of 58 counties.

The burning of natural gas in Imperial County yields a total of 1,055,801.24 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 16th in the state out of 58 counties.

With a US average residential electric bill of $129.86, Imperial County citizens, on average, pay about 35.51% more than their fellow Americans per month for electricity.

Imperial County generates 42.13 megawatt hours per citizen of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Imperial County the 266th highest ranking county out of 3221 counties for renewable generation per capita in the country.

Over 87.78% of Imperial County's electricity production comes from renewable sources, ranking Imperial County at 3rd in California for total renewable electricity generation.

Imperial County produces 12.22% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 5.87 megawatt hours per resident and places Imperial County as the 7th highest county in the state out of 58 counties for non-renewable production per capita a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,126,900 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,625,765 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,571,597 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,054,168 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    48 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    64,113,217 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    356.78 kg

El Centro, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, El Centro's citizens spend 15.60 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the California average rate of 24.90 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. Generation in El Centro is about 338.31% of the electricity demand of residents, leading to the ability to export or store excess production. The California average monthly residential electric bill is $131.98, while the El Centro average is 35.57% more at $178.92 per month. This ranks the city 1559th in the state for average monthly bill amount.

There is one electricity plant in El Centro. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 128,579,778.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 87th highest in California out of 1617 cities. Averaging 2,901.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 8th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. El Centro's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, with 100.29% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in El Centro

El Centro residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.116/kWh$303.45/mo.$76.37/mo.
80th15.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of El Centro
1559th$178.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for El Centro Residents

Electric Companies With Service in El Centro, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Imperial Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED15.60178.92940,3041,898,349296,089,000

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Calexico, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, Calexico's citizens spend 15.60 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the California average rate of 24.90 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Imperial Irrigation District. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $178.92 per month.

Electricity companies servicing Calexico must turn to electricity produced in nearby counties and other areas, because no electricity production occurs within the city. Approximately 51,359,064.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in the city due to electricity consumption. This total also results in a ranking of 106th highest in California for emissions per person.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Calexico

Calexico residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.116/kWh$303.45/mo.$76.37/mo.
80th15.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Calexico
1559th$178.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Calexico Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Calexico, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Imperial Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED15.60178.921,898,349296,089,000

Brawley, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, Brawley's citizens spend 15.60 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the California average rate of 24.90 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 14.46 cents. More electricity is consumed in Brawley than is produced, with electricity usage adding up to 5581.30% of generation. With an estimated 196 total residential customers, Imperial Irrigation District is the largest vendor in the city.

There is one electricity plant in Brawley. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 37,161,154.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 286th highest in California out of 1617 cities. Averaging 1,406.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the city ranks 70th worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. Brawley's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, with 64.20% of electricity production using this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brawley

Brawley residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.116/kWh$303.45/mo.$76.37/mo.
80th15.60¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brawley
1559th$178.92Average residential monthly electricity bill for Brawley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Brawley, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Imperial Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED15.60178.922,9681,898,349296,089,000

Electricity Production in Imperial County, California

Power Plants in Imperial County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
El Centro CA Natural Gas 940,304435,000,047.02462.62
Mount Signal Solar Farm VImperial Valley Solar 3, LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 630,557
Centinela Solar EnergyLS Power (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 501,645
John L. Featherstone PlantHudson Ranch Power I LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 406,284
Imperial Solar Energy Center WestTenaska (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 401,306
Solar Gen 2 Solar FacilitySouthern Company (34.20%)
Imperial County CA Solar 384,778
Imperial County CA Geothermal 372,382
Imperial Valley Solar, LLCImperial Valley Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 371,405
Mount Signal Solar Farm IIImperial Valley Solar 2, LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 369,266
Campo Verde SolarSouthern Company (67.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 345,627
Imperial County CA Geothermal 338,975
Heber GeothermalOrmat Nevada Inc (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 328,032
Ocotillo Express LLCOcotillo Express LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Wind 321,959
Salton Sea Power LLC - Unit 5MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 292,900
Imperial Solar Energy Center SouthTenaska (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 291,155
Imperial County CA Geothermal 278,273
Salton Sea Power Gen Co - Unit 4MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 275,309
Imperial County CA Solar 252,846
Salton Sea Power Gen Co - Unit 3MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 249,770
Vulcan-BN Geothermal Power CompanyMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 219,791

Imperial County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Imperial County, Solar makes up 47.02% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Geothermal (34.24%) and Natural Gas (12.24%), these three fuel types make up 8,064,440.06 megawatt hours (or 93.49%) county electricity production. The county has the 2124th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 64,113,217.12 kilograms. The county also ranks 2810th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 356.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Imperial County is home to 53 power producing plants, which is the 7th most plants within a county in California.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
47.02%
GEOTHERMAL
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
34.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.24%
WIND
Wind
3.73%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.79%
OTHER
Other
-0.02%

Imperial County, California Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Imperial County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. The state of California has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in Imperial County that report energy loss, including Imperial Irrigation District, Southern California Edison, and Pilot Power Group. Together, these 3 electricity companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.13% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 11.94%, Imperial County is the 6th best county in California for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Imperial County:

  • Brawley, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Calexico, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Calipatria, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • El Centro, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Holtville, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Imperial, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Westmorland, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Imperial County, California?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Imperial Irrigation District106,285
2Southern California Edison6,415
3Pilot Power Group2

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

The largest electricity provider in Imperial County, California by megawatt hours sold is Imperial Irrigation District.

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

There are 4 electricity providers operating in Imperial County, California.

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

There are 53 power plants in Imperial County, California

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-04