Riverside County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Riverside County, California Electricity Overview

Of all US counties, Riverside County is 69th in megawatt hours produced from wind power.

Non-renewable sources are used in the generation of 19.27% of the megawatt hours produced in Riverside County, ranking it 14th in the state out of 58 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

Consumers in the county deal with an average of 1.01 electrical outages each year, with an average of 162.8 minutes per outage.

Riverside County produces 2.45 megawatt hours per capita per year from solar energy sources, giving the county a ranking of 180th in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Riverside County currently ranks 3rd in the US out of 3221 counties in megawatt hours generated from solar power.

With total generation of 9,852,007.35 megawatt hours, Riverside County is the 99th largest generator of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    15,164,281 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,852,007 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    7,953,533 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,898,475 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.07 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,425,204,858 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,002.9 kg

Riverside, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Riverside is around 16.95 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 31.91% less than California's average rate of 24.90 cents, which ranks the city 166th best for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. Electricity plants in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 84.93% of the megawatt hours they produce. Solar gardens in the city produce, on average, 0.01 megawatt hours per person living within the city. This makes the city the 102nd out of 1617 cities in the state.

Emitting 440,288,124.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Riverside is the 14th worst out of 1617 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city also ranks 73rd worst in the state in pollution per person in the city, averaging 1,397.75 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The top fuel source used in Riverside is Natural Gas. They generate 84.93% of the total production in the city from this fuel source. Other Biomass Gas and Solar are the second and third most often used fuels for electricity generation. Other Biomass Gas makes up 10.79% of electricity production and Solar accounts for 4.27% of total production in the city. Riverside has 4 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 29th highest amount of plants within a single city in California.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Riverside

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.170/kWh$0.160/kWh$113.23/mo.$95.69/mo.
169th16.95¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Riverside
102nd$113.23Average residential monthly electricity bill for Riverside Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Riverside, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Riverside Public UtilitiesBUNDLED16.95113.2356,619792,707134,402,000

Zips with electric coverage in Riverside, California include: 92503, 92509, 92553, 92504, 92507, 92571, 92505, 92557, 92879, 92506, 92508 and 3 other zip code(s).

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Moreno Valley, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Moreno Valley is around 23.98 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 3.71% less than California's average rate of 24.90 cents, which ranks the city 253rd best for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. With annual generation of 2,223 megawatt hours, the city is the 184th largest producer of electricity in the state. There has been a 52.36% increase in the amount of electricity produced from solar power over the past year, which is an increase of 764 megawatt hours each year.

The consumption of electricity in Moreno Valley accounts for 276,888,688.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 29th highest in the state out of 1617 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,327.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1506th ranked city in the state for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Solar makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Moreno Valley. Moreno Valley has the 58th highest power generation plants of any city in California, with 2 total power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley 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.
227th23.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moreno Valley
677th$142.03Average residential monthly electricity bill for Moreno Valley Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Moreno Valley, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Moreno Valley California Electric UtilityBUNDLED22.46149.7249,21311,051,200
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

Zips with electric coverage in Moreno Valley, California include: 92553, 92507, 92571, 92557, 92555, 92508, 92551, 92518

Corona, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Corona is around 24.99 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 0.36% higher than California's average rate of 24.90 cents, which ranks the city 260th best average for electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. The city generates 13,862 megawatt hours by burning natural gas, ranking them the 79th ranked city in the state for total electricity production from natural gas out of 1617 cities. More electricity is consumed in Corona than is generated, with electricity usage totaling 4804.67% of generation.

The consumption of electricity in Corona accounts for 210,005,856.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 42nd highest in the state out of 1617 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,336.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 103rd ranked city in the state for CO2 pollution emitted per capita. Natural Gas makes up 67.59% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in Corona. Corona has the 58th highest power generation plants of any city in California, with 2 total power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Corona

Corona residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.332/kWh$0.005/kWh$228.20/mo.$1.89/mo.
232nd24.97¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Corona
232nd$128.4Average residential monthly electricity bill for Corona Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Corona, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Corona Department of Water and PowerBUNDLED15.3781.658,1961,259,576
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

Zips with electric coverage in Corona, California include: 92503, 92882, 92880, 92879, 92883, 92881, 92860

Electricity Production in Riverside County, California

Power Plants in Riverside County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Blythe Energy IncAltaGas (100.00%)
Blythe CA Natural Gas 1,380,165548,691,974.32397.56
Desert Sunlight 300, LLCHarbert Power Fund V (2.26%)General Electric Capital Corp (22.73%)Clearway Energy (2.27%)NextEra Energy (50.00%)Sumitomo Corporation of America (22.74%)
Riverside County CA Solar 696,347
Genesis Solar Energy ProjectNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 601,436
Desert Sunlight 250, LLCHarbert Power Fund V (5.43%)NextEra Energy (50.00%)Clearway Energy (25.00%)Sumitomo Corporation of America (0.90%)CalPERS (18.67%)
Riverside County CA Solar 587,991
Sentinel Energy Center, LLCDiamond Generating Corporation (50.00%)Voltage Finance LLC (25.00%)PG Coachella Power Holdings Inc (25.00%)
Riverside County CA Natural Gas 477,795253,175,153.28529.88
SE Athos II, LLCSE Athos II, LLC (100.00%)
Desert Center CDP CA Solar 419,417
Blythe Solar IV, LLCBlythe Solar IV, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 373,655
Blythe Solar II, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 347,127
Blythe Solar III, LLC HybridBlythe Solar III, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 328,659
Maverick Solar 4, LLCMaverick Solar 4, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 318,779
Maverick Solar 6, LLCMaverick Solar 6, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 305,245
Desert View PowerDesert View Power Inc (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 290,882447,281,788.061,537.67
Blythe Solar 110, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 289,872
Maverick Solar, LLCMaverick Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 267,457
Maverick Solar 7, LLCMaverick Solar 7, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 262,023
Desert Harvest, LLCDesert Harvest, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 241,373
Desert Harvest II LLCDesert Harvest II LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 197,973
Coachella Hills WindCoachella Wind Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Palm Springs CA Wind 196,306
San Gorgonio Windplant WPP1993NextEra Energy (100.00%)
Palm Springs CA Wind 183,137
Mountain View I&2AES Corporation (100.00%)
Palm Springs CA Wind 181,14012/2021

Riverside County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 135th worst ranked county in the country, Riverside County emits 2,425,204,858.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2757th worst in pollution per person in the county, averaging 1,002.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The top fuel source used in Riverside County is Solar. They generate 60.24% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Natural Gas and Wind are the second and third most often used fuels for electricity generation. Natural Gas makes up 19.71% of electricity production and Wind accounts for 17.01% of total production in the county. Riverside County has 75 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 5th highest amount of plants within a single county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
60.24%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
19.71%
WIND
Wind
Wind
17.01%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
2.93%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.47%
OTHER
Other
-0.37%

Riverside County, California Net Metering

Riverside County has 6 out of 10 electricity suppliers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of California has favorable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Riverside County is 5.20%. This includes data from 5 companies, including Southern California Edison, Imperial Irrigation District, and Moreno Valley California Electric Utility. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.76%, Riverside County is ranked as the 1989th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Riverside County:

  • Banning, California:
    • Banning Utilities: 100.00%
  • Beaumont, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Blythe, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • 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%
  • Calimesa, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Canyon Lake, California:
    • 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%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Cathedral City, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
  • Coachella, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Corona, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 14.21%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.21%
    • Corona Department of Water and Power: 0.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.21%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.21%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.21%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.21%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.21%
  • Desert Hot Springs, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Eastvale, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 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%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Hemet, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • 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%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Indian Wells, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 13.86%
    • Freedom Energy: 13.86%
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 2.96%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 13.86%
    • Pilot Power Group: 13.86%
    • Hudson Energy: 13.86%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 13.86%
    • StateWise Energy: 13.86%
  • Indio, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Jurupa Valley, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
  • La Quinta, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Lake Elsinore, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
  • Menifee, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Moreno Valley, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 11.69%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.69%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 11.69%
    • StateWise Energy: 11.69%
    • Moreno Valley California Electric Utility: 18.20%
    • Hudson Energy: 11.69%
    • Southern California Edison: 11.69%
    • Pilot Power Group: 11.69%
  • Murrieta, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Norco, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.25%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.25%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.25%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.25%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.25%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.25%
    • Riverside Public Utilities: 0.27%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.25%
  • Palm Desert, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.19%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.19%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.19%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.19%
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 0.65%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.19%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.19%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.19%
  • Palm Springs, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
  • Perris, 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%
  • Rancho Mirage, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 12.41%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.41%
    • Southern California Edison: 12.41%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.41%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.41%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.41%
    • Rancho Mirage Energy Authority: 12.77%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.41%
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 0.37%
  • Riverside, California:
    • Riverside Public Utilities: 100.00%
  • San Jacinto, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • San Jacinto Power: 12.49%
    • Southern California Edison: 12.50%
  • Temecula, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 13.29%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 0.99%
  • Wildomar, California:
    • 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%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%

* 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 Riverside County, California?

The largest electricity provider in Riverside County, California by total revenue is Southern California Edison.

How many power plants are in Riverside County, California?

Riverside County, California has 75 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Riverside County, California?

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

Riverside County, California has 10 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-08-04