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Imperial County, California Electricity Overview

Imperial County ranks 3rd highest county out of 58 counties in California for electricity per capita produced from wind energy. Producing 547,633 megawatt hours from wind and a population of 178,713, this averages out to 3.06 megawatt hours per person each year from wind turbines.

While a majority of counties attempt to reduce non-renewable fuel sources, Imperial County's usage of non-renewable fuels in their electric production plants has increased by 3.55% over the course of the past year.

Imperial County consumes around 11.15% of the electricity that is produced in their power generation facilities.

Imperial County is 3rd in California out of 58 counties for megawatt hours produced using solar power sources.

Imperial County generates 12.17% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, giving it a ranking of 441st out of 3230 counties in the county for total electricity generation from non-renewable sources.

The national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 16.01 cents, while residents of Imperial County pay an average rate of 14.31% more than the national average at 18.30 cents per kilowatt hour.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,089,231 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,767,174 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,578,933 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,188,241 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    54.65 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    62,752,626 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    351.14 kg

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Winterhaven CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for January, 2024

21.03¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% lower than last month
  • 28.87% higher than January last year
  • 30.31% lower than the California average
  • 34.69% higher than the US average
  • 121st in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 40 since January last year
  • 23,450th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 201 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,135 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

18.3¢ per kWh

  • 2.19% higher than last month
  • 13.45% higher than January last year
  • 43.41% lower than the California average
  • 7.81% higher than the US average
  • 120th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since January last year
  • 20,663rd in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 933 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,776 since January last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$143.65 per month

  • 6.46% higher than last month
  • 27.14% higher than January last year
  • 13.02% lower than the California average
  • 4.84% lower than the US average
  • 91st in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 21 since January last year
  • 12,125th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,133 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 7,244 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$191.96 per month

  • 1.35% higher than last month
  • 5.35% higher than January last year
  • 22.19% higher than the California average
  • 44.69% higher than the US average
  • 1,530th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since January last year
  • 26,438th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 53 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 426 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

19.5¢ per kWh

  • 2.21% lower than last month
  • 25.11% higher than January last year
  • 31.77% lower than the California average
  • 46.21% higher than the US average
  • 548th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 426 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 467 since January last year
  • 24,503rd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 456 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,503 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

17.62¢ per kWh

  • 1.89% higher than last month
  • 13.31% higher than January last year
  • 40.79% lower than the California average
  • 24.47% higher than the US average
  • 120th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since January last year
  • 23,457th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 173 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 555 since January last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$977.92 per month

  • 3.46% lower than last month
  • 28.17% higher than January last year
  • 3% lower than the California average
  • 39.99% lower than the US average
  • 580th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 421 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 441 since January last year
  • 23,449th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,057 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,879 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$1,031.05 per month

  • 1.77% higher than last month
  • 10.31% higher than January last year
  • 5.94% lower than the California average
  • 37.01% lower than the US average
  • 144th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 62 since January last year
  • 23,143rd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 837 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for January, 2024

26.29¢ per kWh

  • 3.73% higher than last month
  • 28.41% higher than January last year
  • 15.44% higher than the California average
  • 167.58% higher than the US average
  • 1,464th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 869 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 855 since January last year
  • 25,903rd in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 844 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,880 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

21.14¢ per kWh

  • 2.35% higher than last month
  • 14.59% higher than January last year
  • 13.37% lower than the California average
  • 106.74% higher than the US average
  • 580th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since January last year
  • 24,094th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 24 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 61 since January last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for January, 2024

$1,459.66 per month

  • 6.45% lower than last month
  • 33.76% higher than January last year
  • 44.19% lower than the California average
  • 95.67% lower than the US average
  • 942nd in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 854 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 874 since January last year
  • 3,871st in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 659 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,758 since January last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$1,569.79 per month

  • 1.99% higher than last month
  • 10.32% higher than January last year
  • 54.22% lower than the California average
  • 95.41% lower than the US average
  • 85th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 17 since January last year
  • 1,716th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 642 since January last year

El Centro, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, El Centro's citizens spend 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the California average rate of 29.21 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 16.01 cents. El Centro produces 314.80% more electricity than is consumed in the city. The additional electricity can be exported. The city has seen a 10.76% rise in megawatt hours generated by solar energy.

Electricity consumption in El Centro results in the release of 121,116,745 kilograms of CO2 pollution each year, which is the 87th largest amount in California out of 1617 cities. The city averages 2,732.66 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. The city has the 50th highest electricity plants of any city in the state, with 3 total power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in El Centro

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.116/kWh$332.52/mo.$76.37/mo.
136th17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of El Centro
1559th$192.09Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED17.83192.091,088,2991,817,622324,037,000

Calexico, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, Calexico's citizens spend 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the California average rate of 29.21 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 16.01 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Imperial Irrigation District. Consumers in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $192.09. This is 34.10% higher than the state average of $143.24.

Electricity consumption in Calexico results in the release of 47,029,042.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution each year, which is the 222nd largest amount in California out of 1617 cities. The city averages 1,212.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city's emission levels. The city has the 139th highest number of power producing plants of any city in California, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Calexico

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.116/kWh$332.52/mo.$76.37/mo.
136th17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Calexico
1559th$192.09Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED17.83192.091,817,622324,037,000

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Brawley, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, Brawley's citizens spend 17.83 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. While this is less than the California average rate of 29.21 cents per kilowatt hour, it is higher than the US average of 16.01 cents. There is 4492.17% more electricity used in Brawley than is generated, meaning the city must purchase electricity from nearby municipalities and rural areas. Imperial Irrigation District is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

In Brawley, Natural Gas makes up 52.10% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Distillate Fuel Oil (30.28%) and Solar (17.62%), these three fuel types make up 3,508 megawatt hours (or 100.00%) city electricity production. The city's electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 33,762,158.45 kilograms, which is 281st highest in California out of 1617 cities. The city also ranks 76th highest in California in emissions per citizen, averaging 1,277.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the city. Brawley is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 87th highest out of any city in California.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Brawley

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.211/kWh$0.116/kWh$332.52/mo.$76.37/mo.
136th17.83¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Brawley
1559th$192.09Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED17.83192.092,8901,817,622324,037,000

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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 1,088,299502,395,585.58461.63
Mount Signal Solar Farm VImperial Valley Solar 3, LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 643,127
Ocotillo Express LLCOcotillo Express LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Wind 547,633
Centinela Solar EnergyLS Power (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 503,334
Imperial Solar Energy Center WestTenaska (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 427,954
Solar Gen 2 Solar FacilitySouthern Company (34.20%)
Imperial County CA Solar 404,485
John L. Featherstone PlantHudson Ranch Power I LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 388,980
Mount Signal Solar Farm IIBrookfield Renewable Partners (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 360,889
Imperial County CA Geothermal 350,447
Imperial County CA Geothermal 349,726
Campo Verde SolarSouthern Company (67.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 349,152
Imperial County CA Geothermal 346,128
Imperial Valley Solar, LLCImperial Valley Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 339,680
Salton Sea Power Gen Co - Unit 4MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 323,495
Salton Sea Power Gen Co - Unit 3MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 304,127
Drew Solar LLCDrew Solar LLC (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 295,669
Imperial Solar Energy Center SouthTenaska (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Solar 290,856
Salton Sea Power LLC - Unit 5MidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 279,629
Imperial County CA Solar 274,645
Vulcan-BN Geothermal Power CompanyMidAmerican Energy (100.00%)
Imperial County CA Geothermal 254,173

Imperial County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Imperial County, Solar makes up 45.01% of the fuel used for electricity production. When taken together with Geothermal (34.83%) and Natural Gas (12.43%), these three fuel types make up 9,012,297.79 megawatt hours (or 92.27%) county electricity production. The county has the 2111th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the US, emitting 62,752,625.51 kilograms. The county also ranks 2811th highest in emissions per resident, averaging 351.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. Imperial County is home to 67 power producing plants, which is the 7th most plants within a county in California.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
45.01%
GEOTHERMAL
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
34.83%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.43%
WIND
Wind
5.61%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
2.39%
OTHER
Other
-0.26%

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 5.23% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 9.15%, Imperial County is the 7th 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 District108,174
2Southern California Edison6,165
3Pilot Power Group4
4Commercial Energy of California1

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 67 power plants in Imperial County, California

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2023-12-06