Inyo County, California Electric Profile

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Inyo County is home to 18,039 residents and its power generation plants produce 1,294,409 megawatt hours of electricity each year, for a production per capita average of 71.76 megawatt hours per capita.

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Inyo County generates 13,477 megawatt hours from solar energy, ranking it 461st in the nation out of 3220 counties for total megawatt hours produced by solar power.

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Over the course of the last 12 months, Inyo County has experienced a 6.37% increase in production of electricity from solar sources, up from 12,670 megawatt hours each year to 13,477 megawatt hours per year.

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Inyo County ranks 255th in the United States out of 3220 counties for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 0.75 megawatt hours produced per person.

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Inyo County averages 71.76 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is highest in the state out of 58.

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Citizens of Inyo County pay approximately 0.34% less than the $120.24 US average monthly residential electric bill.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    112,353 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,294,409 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,294,409 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    71.76 MWh

Bishop, CA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Bishop is approximately 20.12 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is below the California average rate of 21.86 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the United States average of 13.45 cents. Edison International has 147 total residential customers, more than all other electricity providers who operate in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Bishop accounts for 5,510,842.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 707th highest in California out of 1522 cities. Additionally, the city ranks 422nd worst in California in pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. They average 1,471.52 kilograms of emissions per citizen. All of the 23,325.12 megawatt hours used in the city must be imported from nearby cities or rural areas as there are no electricity facilities that call the city home.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bishop

Bishop residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.271/kWh$0.062/kWh$232.98/mo.$20.89/mo.
294th20.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bishop
285th$122.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bishop Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bishop, California

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Edison InternationalBUNDLED20.12122.18No DataIcon representing missing value.24,497,9894,929,243,000

West Bishop CDP, CA Electric Overview

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Citizens who call West Bishop CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 20.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.96% lower than the average state rate of 21.86 cents. With 672 residential customers, Edison International is the largest supplier in the city.

West Bishop CDP emits 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 1283rd worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in the state. With total emissions of 4,023,136.1 kilograms, the city ranks 796th worst in California for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 17,028.27 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in West Bishop CDP

West Bishop CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.271/kWh$0.062/kWh$232.98/mo.$20.89/mo.
294th20.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of West Bishop CDP
285th$122.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for West Bishop CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in West Bishop CDP, California

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Edison InternationalBUNDLED20.12122.18No DataIcon representing missing value.24,497,9894,929,243,000

Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP, CA Electric Overview

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Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP has an average residential electricity price of 20.12 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 7.96% lower than the average California price of 21.86 cents and 49.59% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. With 259 residential customers, Edison International is the largest provider in the city.

Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 3,920,129.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP

Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.271/kWh$0.062/kWh$232.98/mo.$20.89/mo.
294th20.12¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP
285th$122.18Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek CDP, California

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Edison InternationalBUNDLED20.12122.18No DataIcon representing missing value.24,497,9894,929,243,000

Energy Production in Inyo County, California

Power Plants in Inyo County, California

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Coso Finance PartnersCoso Operating Co LLC (100.00%)
Inyo County CA Geothermal 462,060No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Coso Power DevelopersCoso Operating Co LLC (100.00%)
Inyo County CA Geothermal 367,285No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Coso Energy DevelopersCoso Operating Co LLC (100.00%)
Inyo County CA Geothermal 267,393No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 46,584No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 42,962No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 28,676No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 28,056No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 13,691No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Munro Valley SolarEcos Energy LLC (100.00%)
Inyo County CA Solar 10,434No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 10,421No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 9,228No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 4,381No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Owens Valley Solar Project 11Munro Valley Solar LLC (100.00%)
Inyo County CA Solar 3,043No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Inyo County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 195No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Inyo County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Inyo County has roughly 84.73% of its electricity generated from Geothermal. Conventional Hydroelectric (14.23%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Solar (1.04%). The county is the 2960th worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county emitting 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions. More telling of the county’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 52nd highest county in the state for CO2 pollution per capita. Inyo County is home to 14 power producing plants, which is the 26th most plants within a county in California and the 2nd highest rate of plants per citizen out of the state's 3220 counties.

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Geothermal
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84.73%
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14.23%
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1.04%

Inyo County, California Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Inyo County, 2 of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. At the state level, California is known for great net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Inyo County averages out to about 7.95% of all electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Inyo County receiving a rank of 2814th best in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power is the largest electricity company in Inyo County, California.

How many power plants are within Inyo County, California?

Inyo County, California has 14 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Inyo County, California.

What electricity companies offer service in Inyo County, California?

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1Los Angeles Department of Water & Power1,165,163
2Edison International632,965
3Valley Electric Association27

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16