Mendocino County, California Electric Profile

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Releasing 122,867,176.12 kilograms of CO2 gases, Mendocino County has the 1629th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 3220 counties in the country.

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About 100.00% of the county's production comes from hydroelectric power plants, making them 30th county out of 58 counties in California for total hydroelectric generation.

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There was a 12.20% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the preceding year in Mendocino County.

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Mendocino County generates 3.75% of their required electricity and must import the additional 96.25% from neighboring counties.

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Mendocino County generates 0.23 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuels. This makes Mendocino County the 1314th highest ranking county for renewable production per capita in the US out of 3220 counties.

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With a population of 86,749 citizens, Mendocino County is the 38th largest county by population in the state and the 673rd largest in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    540,302 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,256 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,256 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    122,867,176 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,416.35 kg

Ukiah, CA Electric Overview

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Ukiah has an average residential electricity price of 15.68 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 28.28% lower than the average California price of 21.86 cents and 16.57% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $72.2 per month, while the state average is $125.67. Patrons in Ukiah enjoy a 42.54% discount compared to the rest of the state. City of Ukiah Utilities has 8,155 total residential customers, more than any other provider in the city.

Ukiah 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 23,460,445.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ukiah

Ukiah 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.
161st15.68¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ukiah
6th$72.2Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ukiah Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ukiah, California

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City of Ukiah UtilitiesBUNDLED14.9966.5No DataIcon representing missing value.36,052.865,405,502.23
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000

Fort Bragg, CA Electric Overview

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Fort Bragg's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% above California's average price of 21.86 cents and 86.99% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Fort Bragg average is 25.56% more at $150.98 per month.

Electricity use in Fort Bragg creates 10,745,040.17 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 551st most of any city in California. The city also ranks 422nd worst in California in pollution per resident, averaging 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. The city has no power production sources, resulting in the need to import the 45,479.32 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg 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 Fort Bragg
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Bragg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Bragg, California

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Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000

Willits, CA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour for Willits, which is 15.05% more than California's average price of 21.86 cents. This means the city is 713th best for average electricity rate out of 1522 cities in the state. Pacific Gas and Electric Company has 101 residential customers, which is more than all other suppliers in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $150.98 per month, while the state average is $125.67. Customers in the city pay 20.14% more compared to other citizens of the state.

Willits has to turn to neighboring communities and rural areas for electricity, because no power production happens in the city. The city’s electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 7,200,148.12 kilograms, which is 652nd highest in the state out of 1522 cities. The city averages 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city, which is a better measurement of the city’s emission levels. They rank as the 422nd highest city in California in this category.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Willits

Willits 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 Willits
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Willits Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Willits, California

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Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000

Energy Production in Mendocino County, California

Power Plants in Mendocino County, California

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Mendocino County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 13,158No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
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Mendocino County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Mendocino County results in the release of 122,867,176.12 kilograms of CO2 pollution each year, which is 31st highest in the state out of 58 counties. Additionally, the county ranks 29th worst in California for emissions per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. They average 1,416.35 kilograms of emissions per capita. The county has 2 electricity plants, which is 1044th highest in the country and 1657th most when considering plants per citizen. Mendocino County's main fuel source utilized for electricity generation is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 20,256 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of the total production in the county, from this fuel type.

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Mendocino County, California Net Metering

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the only provider we have covering Mendocino County. Fortunately for customers they do have net metering practices in place, making personal solar power installs an option. The state of California has highly favorable state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

The single company in Mendocino County who reports energy loss statistics reported an annual loss of 38.18%. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the California average is 11.94%, resulting in a rank of 2967th best in the country and a state rank of 30th best out of 3220 and 58 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Mendocino County, California

Providers In Each City in Mendocino County:

  • Fort Bragg, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Point Arena, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Ukiah, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 6.75%
    • City of Ukiah Utilities: 93.25%
  • Willits, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Mendocino County, California by total customer count is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

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

There are 2 electricity plants located in Mendocino County, California

Which electricity companies offer service in Mendocino County, California?

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1Pacific Gas and Electric Company125,391

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16