Electric Rates & Providers in Marin County, CA

Marin County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Marin County, California Electricity Overview

Marin County's average residential electricity rate is 36.75 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 127.93% higher than the US average price of 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity provider in Marin County is Marin Clean Energy.

Marin County produces 2,252 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 911th out of 3230 counties in the nation for total megawatt hours generated from solar power sources.

Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has decreased by 70.62% during the previous 12 months in Marin County.

Marin County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.03 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

With a population of 256,018 citizens, Marin County is the 26th largest county by population in the state.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,560,370 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,172 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,172 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.03 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    303,366,338 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,184.94 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in San Rafael

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San Rafael 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
  • 718th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 821 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 821 since April last year
  • 28,556th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 686 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 730 since April last year

San Rafael, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for San Rafael is approximately 37.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.55% above California's average rate of 30.14 cents. Marin Clean Energy sells an estimated 53,550.61 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other vendors. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $172.26 per month, while the US average is $138.02.

On average, San Rafael residents emit 1,177.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 197th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California. At 1,177.21 kilograms per person and 61,158 people in the city, the city emits 71,995,841.43 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 158th worst rank in California for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing San Rafael have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Rafael

San Rafael 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 San Rafael
718th$172.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Rafael Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Rafael, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY11.9949.42,530,498.3303,423,285.01
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 San Rafael, California include: 94901, 94903, 94904, 94964

Novato, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Novato is approximately 37.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.55% above California's average rate of 30.14 cents. Producing 0.03 megawatt hours per resident living in the city, Novato ranks as the 220th highest producing city in the state out of 1617 cities. The city ranks 110th in the state out of 1617 cities for solar generation per capita.

On average, Novato residents emit 1,172.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 1457th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California. This results in a total emissions amount of 62,376,953.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has one electricity plant. In Novato, Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Novato

Novato 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 Novato
1555th$172.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Novato Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Novato, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY11.9949.42,530,498.3303,423,285.01
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 Novato, California include: 94952, 94947, 94949, 94945

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Mill Valley, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Mill Valley is approximately 37.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 25.55% above California's average rate of 30.14 cents. Marin Clean Energy sells an estimated 15,348.29 megawatt hours in the city per year, more than all other vendors. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $172.26 per month, while the US average is $138.02.

On average, Mill Valley residents emit 1,177.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 197th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California. At 1,177.21 kilograms per person and 14,240 people in the city, the city emits 16,763,477.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 415th worst rank in California for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Mill Valley have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mill Valley

Mill Valley 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 Mill Valley
1555th$172.26Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mill Valley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mill Valley, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY11.9949.42,530,498.3303,423,285.01
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 Mill Valley, California include: 94941, 94904, 94939

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Electricity Production in Marin County, California

Power Plants in Marin County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Waste Mangement Redwood LFGTEWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Marin County CA Landfill Gas 5,9203,557,682.75600.96
Cottonwood Solar, LLC Cottonwood CarportNovatus Energy (100.00%)
Novato CA Solar 1,383
Silveira Ranch Road SolarRP Napa Solar 3, LLC (100.00%)
Marin County CA Solar 869

Marin County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

On average, Marin County residents emit 1,184.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 22nd worst polluting county out of 58 counties in California and 2748th out of 3230 counties nationally. This comes to a total emissions amount from electricity use of 303,366,337.58 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Landfill Gas, which accounts for 72.44% (or 5,920 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Marin County is home to 3 electricity producing plants, which is 786th most in the country.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
72.44%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
27.56%

Marin County, California Net Metering

Out of the 4 suppliers in Marin County, only one of them offers net metering to their consumers. California has favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Marin County is 15.93%. This includes data from 3 providers, including Marin Clean Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Pilot Power Group. With a state average energy loss of 9.15%, Marin County is ranked as the 31st best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Marin County:

  • Belvedere, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 49.97%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.03%
  • Corte Madera, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Fairfax, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Larkspur, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Mill Valley, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Novato, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Ross, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • San Anselmo, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
  • San Rafael, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Sausalito, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 49.96%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.04%
  • Tiburon, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 49.97%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 50.03%

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

FAQ

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

Marin County, California is home to 4 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, Marin Clean Energy is the largest electricity provider in Marin County, California.

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

There are 3 power plants in Marin County, California

What electricity companies offer service in Marin County, California?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Marin Clean Energy185,760
2Pacific Gas and Electric Company16,662
3Pilot Power Group28
4Commercial Energy of California5

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-23