Nevada County, CA: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Nevada County, California Electricity Overview

Over 100.00% of Nevada County's electricity generation comes from sustainable fuel types, putting Nevada County at 661st in the United States for total sustainable electricity production.

Nevada County produces 45.02% of their needed electricity and must bring in the additional 54.98% from nearby counties.

The US national average residential price per kilowatt hour is 16.07 cents, while residents of Nevada County pay an average rate of 120.50% above the national average at 35.44 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 102,293 citizens living within the county and 279,094 megawatt hours produced each year, Nevada County has a megawatt hour per capita production rate of 2.73 megawatt hours. The city is 1307th largest megawatt hour per capita amount in the United States.

Nevada County generates 100.00% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 279,094 megawatt hours each year.

Nevada County ranks 36th out of 58 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its population consuming 619,866.82 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    619,867 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    279,094 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    279,094 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    66,110,269 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    646.28 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Truckee

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Truckee Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

22.67¢ per kWh

  • 5.9% higher than last month
  • 14.55% higher than February last year
  • 31.62% lower than the California average
  • 37.98% higher than the US average
  • 182nd in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 29 since February last year
  • 28,598th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 77 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,205 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

21.41¢ per kWh

  • 1.13% higher than last month
  • 11.39% higher than February last year
  • 33.26% lower than the California average
  • 29.54% higher than the US average
  • 181st in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 28,177th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 342 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$112.01 per month

  • 8.8% lower than last month
  • 14.86% higher than February last year
  • 25.88% lower than the California average
  • 15.1% lower than the US average
  • 85th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 8,729th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,101 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,193 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$113.8 per month

  • 1.07% higher than last month
  • 0.2% higher than February last year
  • 27.66% lower than the California average
  • 16.15% lower than the US average
  • 91st in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 39 since February last year
  • 7,255th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 551 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 416 since February last year

Truckee, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Truckee is approximately 21.41 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 28.22% less than the average state rate of 29.83 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Truckee Donner PUD. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Truckee average is 17.50% lower at $113.8 per month.

Releasing 19,808,717.29 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Truckee is the 381st highest out of 1617 cities in California for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 1,175.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity used in Truckee has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power production sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Truckee

Truckee residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.236/kWh$0.119/kWh$163.48/mo.$52.87/mo.
181st21.41¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Truckee
91st$113.8Average residential monthly electricity bill for Truckee Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Truckee, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Liberty UtilitiesBUNDLED18.2193.07269,239.4549,015,436.6
Truckee Donner PUDBUNDLED21.77116.1283,369.8718,151,928.52

Grass Valley, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Grass Valley is approximately 36.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.67% higher than the state's average rate of 29.83 cents. This means the city is 1521st out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Grass Valley average is 23.57% more at $170.44 per month.

Releasing 15,929,265.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Grass Valley is the 426th highest out of 1617 cities in California for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 1,175.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity used in Grass Valley has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power production sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Grass Valley

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.427/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
1521st36.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Grass Valley
1539th$170.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Grass Valley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Grass Valley, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED36.09171.5810,475,2493,780,849,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.1778.0728,110.094,264,856.3

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Alta Sierra CDP, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Alta Sierra CDP is approximately 36.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.67% higher than the state's average rate of 29.83 cents. This means the city is 1521st out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The US average monthly residential electric bill is $137.93, while the Alta Sierra CDP average is 23.57% more at $170.44 per month.

Releasing 9,133,170.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Alta Sierra CDP is the 544th highest out of 1617 cities in California for total emissions from electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 1,175.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. All of the electricity used in Alta Sierra CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power production sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Alta Sierra CDP

Alta Sierra CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.427/kWh$0.167/kWh$256.55/mo.$68.05/mo.
1521st36.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Alta Sierra CDP
1539th$170.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Alta Sierra CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Alta Sierra CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED36.09171.5810,475,2493,780,849,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.1778.0728,110.094,264,856.3

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Electricity Production in Nevada County, California

Power Plants in Nevada County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 102,290
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 67,679
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 30,238
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 26,846
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 18,438
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 14,729
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 9,127
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 6,495
Nevada County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 3,252

Nevada County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 35th worst ranked county out of 58 counties in the state, Nevada County releases 66,110,268.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption per year. The county averages 646.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the county from electricity use, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Nevada County. Nevada County has 9 electricity generation plants, which is 32nd most in California.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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100.00%

Nevada County, California Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Nevada County include Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Truckee Donner PUD, and Liberty Utilities Oftentimes net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and California has some of the best laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity providers in Nevada County that report energy loss. Together, these 3 providers average a yearly energy loss of 14.64% of electricity generated. The nationwide average is 2.87%, resulting in Nevada County having a rank of 2966th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Nevada County:

  • Grass Valley, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Nevada City, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Truckee, California:
    • Liberty Utilities: 8.78%
    • NV Energy: 10.30%
    • Truckee Donner PUD: 80.92%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Nevada County, California?

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Nevada County, California?

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

Nevada County, California is home to 5 electricity suppliers serving consumers in the area.

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

Nevada County, California has 9 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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Published: 2024-05-27