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Orange County, California Electricity Overview

At $103.14, the Orange County average monthly residential electric expense is 20.57% lower than the national average bill.

Orange County emits 1,582.98 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2656th highest polluting county in the country by per capita pollution.

Orange County is the 18th highest county in California for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 1.3 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable sources.

Orange County ranks as the 45th worst pollution level due to electricity use in the US, emitting 5,044,949,514.38 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Anaheim Public Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Orange County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Orange County has the 281st largest total electricity generation of all 3221 counties in the nation, generating 4,675,428.14 megawatt hours.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    19,985,401 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,675,428 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    535,475 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,139,953 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.47 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    5,044,949,514 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,582.98 kg

Anaheim, CA Electricity Overview

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Anaheim's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 17.40 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately, this is 30.11% lower than the state's average price of 24.90 cents, ranking the city at 176th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Electricity generation plants in the city have allowed a 1.15% decline in the use of renewable fuel types versus non-renewable fuels. Anaheim Public Utilities is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

When it comes to electricity generation, Anaheim's main fuel is Natural Gas, making up 123,462 megawatt hours, or 97.48% of generation in the city. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,435.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 58th worst in California out of 1617 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,435.33 kilograms per person and 346,824 residents in the city, the city emits 497,808,051.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Anaheim has 4 electricity plants, which is the 29th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Anaheim

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.338/kWh$0.000/kWh$232.98/mo.$0.00/mo.
179th17.30¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Anaheim
8th$77.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Anaheim Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Anaheim, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Anaheim Public UtilitiesBUNDLED17.2076.833,193554,06795,299,000
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

Zips with electric coverage in Anaheim, California include: 92804, 92805, 92801, 92870, 92833, 92886, 90620, 92867, 92802, 92806, 92807 and 5 other zip code(s).

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Santa Ana, CA Electricity Overview

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Santa Ana's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 25.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 1.05% more than the state's average price of 24.90 cents, ranking the city at 283rd out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Southern California Edison has an estimated 1,987 residential customers, more than any other vendor in the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $103.25 per month, while the state average is $131.98.

Santa Ana has no power generation plants. The city is the 16th worst ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the city emitting 412,418,620.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 169th highest polluting city in California when calculating by CO2 pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Santa Ana

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.338/kWh$0.000/kWh$232.98/mo.$0.00/mo.
251st25.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Santa Ana
250th$130.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Santa Ana Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Santa Ana, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

Zips with electric coverage in Santa Ana, California include: 92704, 92703, 92707, 92780, 92701, 92626, 92705, 92706, 92614, 92606, 92868 and 1 other zip code(s).

Irvine, CA Electricity Overview

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Irvine's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 25.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 1.05% more than the state's average price of 24.90 cents, ranking the city at 283rd out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Irvine average is 20.49% less at $103.25 per month. Power plants in the city produce, on average, 0.48 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuels.

When it comes to electricity generation, Irvine's main fuel is Natural Gas, making up 146,618 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,363.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 84th worst in California out of 1617 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,363.67 kilograms per person and 307,670 residents in the city, the city emits 419,561,015.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Irvine has 3 electricity plants, which is the 38th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Irvine

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.338/kWh$0.000/kWh$232.98/mo.$0.00/mo.
251st25.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Irvine
250th$130.05Average residential monthly electricity bill for Irvine Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Irvine, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

Zips with electric coverage in Irvine, California include: 92707, 92630, 92780, 92618, 92620, 92660, 92612, 92604, 92614, 92606, 92782 and 5 other zip code(s).

Electricity Production in Orange County, California

Power Plants in Orange County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
AES Huntington Beach Energy ProjectUllico Infrastructure Southland Borrower (35.00%)AES Corporation (65.00%)
Huntington Beach CA Natural Gas 3,678,7121,339,580,934.86364.14
Brea Expansion PlantBrea Power II (100.00%)
Orange County CA Landfill Gas 254,238.94124,945,661.97491.45
Bowerman Power LFG, LLCBowerman Power LFG, LLC (100.00%)
Orange County CA Landfill Gas 151,09982,799,266.71547.98
UCI Facilities Management Central PlantUniversity of California Irvine (100.00%)
Irvine CA Natural Gas 104,30529,505,339.5282.88
Anaheim CA Natural Gas 98,87654,050,948.56546.65
AES Huntington Beach LLCAES Corporation (100.00%)
Huntington Beach CA Natural Gas 65,89141,790,692.72634.24
Prima PlantMM Prima Deshecha Energy LLC (100.00%)
Orange County CA Landfill Gas 45,00427,202,825.96604.45
Plant No 2 Orange CountyOrange County Sanitation Dist (100.00%)
Huntington Beach CA Other Biomass Gas 41,57422,938,385.35551.75
Blacksand Generating FacilityBridge Energy LLC (100.00%)
Brea CA Other Gas 41,560
CSUF TrigenerationCalifornia State University at Fullerton (100.00%)
Fullerton CA Natural Gas 39,7658,392,818.56211.06
B Braun MedicalB Braun Medical Inc (100.00%)
Irvine CA Natural Gas 35,1539,358,935.04266.23
Plant No 1 Orange CountyOrange County Sanitation Dist (100.00%)
Fountain Valley CA Other Biomass Gas 34,06918,844,149.56553.12
Stanton CA Natural Gas 28,00315,130,907.96540.33
Kaiser East La Palma Ave. Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Anaheim CA Natural Gas 15,8986,218,897.3391.17
Orange CA Natural Gas 11,1443,970,108.38356.26
AT&T AnaheimWells Fargo (100.00%)
Anaheim CA Natural Gas 8,6883,317,470.38381.85
ATT KelvinKeyBank (100.00%)
Irvine CA Natural Gas 7,1602,759,756.72385.44
Yorba Linda CA Conventional Hydroelectric 4,719
Hoag Hospital Cogen PlantHoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital (100.00%)
Newport Beach CA Natural Gas 4,351.27,527,144.661,729.9
Anaheim Solar Energy PlantAnaheim Public Utilities (100.00%)
Anaheim CA Solar 3,193

Orange County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Orange County's main fuel consumed for electricity generation is Natural Gas. They produce 4,099,913.15 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Landfill Gas and Other Biomass Gas are also highly used fuel sources in the county, with 9.63% and 1.44% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. The county's citizens average 1,582.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 5,044,949,514.38 kilograms, which is the 3rd highest total amount of pollution for any county in California. Orange County is home to 24 electricity plants, which is the 13th highest number of plants within a county in California.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
87.69%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
9.63%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
1.44%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.89%
SOLAR
Solar
0.23%
OTHER
Other
0.11%

Orange County, California Net Metering

Of the 5 electric providers in Orange County, 60.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state has some of the best net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

There are 4 electricity companies in Orange County that report energy loss, including Anaheim Public Utilities, Southern California Edison, and San Diego Gas and Electric. Together, these 4 companies average an annual energy loss of 3.86% of electricity generated. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Orange County having a rank of 901st best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Orange County:

  • Aliso Viejo, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 8.94%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 5.34%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Anaheim, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 1.20%
    • Southern California Edison: 1.20%
    • StateWise Energy: 1.20%
    • Anaheim Public Utilities: 91.60%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 1.20%
    • Hudson Energy: 1.20%
    • Pilot Power Group: 1.20%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 1.20%
  • Brea, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Buena Park, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Costa Mesa, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Cypress, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Dana Point, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
  • Fountain Valley, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Fullerton, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Garden Grove, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Huntington Beach, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Irvine, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • La Habra, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • La Palma, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Laguna Beach, California:
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 0.93%
    • Southern California Edison: 13.35%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Laguna Hills, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 8.58%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 5.71%
  • Laguna Niguel, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 1.10%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 13.19%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
  • Laguna Woods, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.28%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Lake Forest, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Los Alamitos, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Mission Viejo, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 4.05%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 10.24%
  • Newport Beach, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Orange, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.25%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.25%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.25%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.25%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.25%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.25%
    • Anaheim Public Utilities: 0.24%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.25%
  • Placentia, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Rancho Santa Margarita, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 0.41%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 13.87%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • San Clemente, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 14.29%
  • San Juan Capistrano, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 14.29%
  • Santa Ana, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Seal Beach, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Stanton, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Tustin, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
  • Villa Park, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
  • Westminster, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Yorba Linda, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.25%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.25%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.25%
    • Anaheim Public Utilities: 0.24%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.25%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.25%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.25%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.25%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Orange County, California?

What electricity company is the largest provider in Orange County, California?

By total customer count, Anaheim Public Utilities is the largest electricity company in Orange County, California.

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

There are 5 electricity suppliers offering service in Orange County, California.

How many power plants are in Orange County, California?

Orange County, California has 24 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-10-24