Plumas County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Plumas County, California Electricity Overview

Plumas County is the 504th largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 3221 counties in the US, with a population of 19,790 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 877,879.

While the national average residential electricity rate is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Plumas County's average rate is 98.48% higher at 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour.

As the 29th largest producer of electricity in California out of 58 counties, Plumas County generates 877,879 megawatt hours of electricity.

Plumas County produces 877,879 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable sources. This ranks Plumas County 240th highest producing county out of 3221 counties in the United States for total renewable electricity generation.

Plumas County produces 607.39% more megawatt hours than the county consumes, leading to the ability to export the leftover amount.

Emitting 46,247,340.72 kilograms of CO2 gases, Plumas County has the 39th highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in California.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    124,102 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    877,879 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    877,879 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    44.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    46,247,341 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,336.9 kg

East Quincy CDP, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for East Quincy CDP is about 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the California and the nationwide average prices of 24.90 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. East Quincy CDP citizens use 86.00% less megawatt hours than is generated in the city. With an estimated 72 total residential customers, Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest provider in the city.

Emissions in East Quincy CDP average 18,493.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 45,549,869.59 kilograms, which is the 243rd worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city has one power producing plant. For the purpose of electricity production, East Quincy CDP's top fuel type is Wood/Wood Waste Solids, making up 100.00%, or 110,322 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Quincy CDP

East Quincy CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Quincy CDP
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Quincy CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Quincy CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

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Chester CDP, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Chester CDP is about 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this rate is above both the California and the nationwide average prices of 24.90 and 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Chester CDP electricity customers use 743.34% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must use megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up for the excess usage. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from renewable fuel types, the city ranks 24th out of 1617 cities in the state for total electricity production from renewable sources.

Emissions in Chester CDP average 1,971.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 38th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 4,312,275.02 kilograms, which is the 768th worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The city has one power producing plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Chester CDP's top fuel type is Wood/Wood Waste Solids, making up 100.00%, or 1,845 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chester CDP

Chester CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chester CDP
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chester CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chester CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

Portola, CA Electricity Overview

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Emissions in Portola average 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 169th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the city are 2,791,759.27 kilograms, which is the 881st worst total amount of pollution for any city in the state. The inhabitants of Portola have to import electricity from outside city limits because there are not any electricity producing facilities within the city.

Electricity Production in Plumas County, California

Power Plants in Plumas County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Plumas County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 299,882
Plumas County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 208,257
Belden CDP CA Conventional Hydroelectric 181,426
Sierra Pacific Quincy FacilitySierra Pacific Industries (100.00%)
East Quincy CDP CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 110,322325,351,303.22,949.11
Plumas County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 35,589
Plumas County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 19,146
Plumas County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 18,425
Plumas County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 2,987
Collins Pine ProjectCollins Pine Co (100.00%)
Chester CDP CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 1,8451,795,988.6973.44

Plumas County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Emissions in Plumas County average 2,336.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them as the 2482nd worst polluting county in the nation based on emissions per capita. Total emissions in the county are 46,247,340.72 kilograms, which is the 39th worst total amount of pollution for any county in the state. The county has 9 electricity generation plants, which is 29th highest in the state. Plumas County's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 87.22% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
87.22%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
12.78%

Plumas County, California Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Plumas County providing electricity. Of those 3, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of California have great net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar panels.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Plumas County who report energy loss data had an average of 20.78% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. With a state average energy loss of 11.94%, Plumas County is the 39th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

How many power plants are in Plumas County, California?

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

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

The largest electricity company in Plumas County, California by megawatt hours sold is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

What electricity companies offer service in Plumas County, California?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Pacific Gas and Electric Company56,690
2Pilot Power Group36
3Commercial Energy of California3

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

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

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-04