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Riverside County, California Electricity Overview

Residents of Riverside County are paying, on average, 87.58% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 30.24 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 6,360,173 megawatt generated from solar power and 2,473,902 citizens in Riverside County, the county averages 2.57 megawatt hours produced from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 202nd out of 3230 counties in the country.

Riverside County ranks 1st in the state out of 58 counties for megawatt hours produced using solar power.

Riverside County ranks 231st in the country out of 3230 counties for electricity generated from wind power.

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 81.71%, or 6,897,605.29 megawatt hours, of Riverside County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 1st in California for total megawatt hours from sustainable fuel sources.

Riverside County had a 23.25% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita throughout the preceding year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    15,077,859 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,441,988 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    6,897,605 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,544,383 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.41 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,290,517,933 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    925.87 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Riverside

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Riverside Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

24.01¢ per kWh

  • 5.49% higher than last month
  • 15.89% higher than April last year
  • 29.92% lower than the California average
  • 41.96% higher than the US average
  • 174th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 36 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 6 since April last year
  • 29,194th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 531 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,477 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

21.2¢ per kWh

  • 1.31% higher than last month
  • 12.08% higher than April last year
  • 29.68% lower than the California average
  • 31.47% higher than the US average
  • 170th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 27,876th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 523 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$114.69 per month

  • 3.17% lower than last month
  • 4.64% higher than April last year
  • 13.03% lower than the California average
  • 1.72% higher than the US average
  • 115th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 62 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 19,724th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,176 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 801 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$126.83 per month

  • 0.34% higher than last month
  • 0.82% lower than April last year
  • 13.05% lower than the California average
  • 6.79% lower than the US average
  • 97th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 12,210th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 129 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 171 since April last year

Riverside, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Riverside is around 21.20 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 29.68% less than California's average rate of 30.14 cents, which ranks the city 170th best for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Riverside average is 8.11% lower at $126.83 per month. Selling an estimated 1,955,189.69 megawatt hours a year, Riverside Public Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Riverside accounts for 377,201,102.68 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 15th highest in the state out of 1617 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 1,175.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Riverside is the 61st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Riverside

Riverside residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.240/kWh$0.124/kWh$180.71/mo.$59.84/mo.
170th21.20¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Riverside
97th$126.83Average 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 UtilitiesBUNDLED21.13126.8980,010719,501.46151,997,727.74

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

Moreno Valley, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Moreno Valley is around 34.31 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly, this is 13.81% higher than California's average rate of 30.14 cents, which ranks the city 663rd best average for electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $176.92. This is 28.18% more than the nationwide average of $138.02. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Moreno Valley California Electric Utility.

The consumption of electricity in Moreno Valley accounts for 249,184,256.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 31st highest in the state out of 1617 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 1,175.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Moreno Valley is the 474th highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.406/kWh$0.125/kWh$276.61/mo.$56.76/mo.
663rd34.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Moreno Valley
1556th$176.92Average 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 UtilityBUNDLED36.84197.0544,106.4416,248,646.11
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED30.86145.6818,041,8615,566,858,000

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

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Corona, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Corona is around 29.65 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 1.64% less than California's average rate of 30.14 cents, which ranks the city 229th best for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. Southern California Edison has an estimated 2,691 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers in the city.

The consumption of electricity in Corona accounts for 187,591,067.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 43rd highest in the state out of 1617 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which is 1,175.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Corona is the 61st highest polluting city in the state. The city has zero power producing plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Corona

Corona residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.386/kWh$0.005/kWh$265.74/mo.$1.89/mo.
229th29.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Corona
137th$143.31Average 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 PowerBUNDLED15.1776.297,761.151,177,097
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED30.86145.6818,041,8615,566,858,000

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

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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 1,291,408530,162,626.42410.53
Athos Solar ProjectSE Athos I, LLC (100.00%)
Desert Center CDP CA Solar 612,132
Genesis Solar Energy ProjectNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 608,508
Sentinel Energy Center, LLCDiamond Generating Corporation (50.00%)Voltage Finance LLC (25.00%)
Riverside County CA Natural Gas 543,375273,491,190.56503.32
Blythe Mesa Solar IIBlythe Mesa Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Blythe CA Solar 540,275
SE Athos II, LLCSE Athos II, LLC (100.00%)
Desert Center CDP CA Solar 494,011
Arlington Energy Center IIArlington Energy Center II (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 447,304
Maverick Solar, LLCMaverick Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 344,155
Blythe Solar II, LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 330,954
Maverick Solar 7, LLCMaverick Solar 7, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 328,175
Blythe Solar III, LLC HybridBlythe Solar III, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 326,578
Blythe Solar IV, LLCBlythe Solar IV, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 292,938
Oberon Solar ProjectIP Oberon LLC (100.00%)
Desert Center CDP CA Solar 270,914
Mountain View I&2
Palm Springs CA Wind 270,25012/2021
Maverick Solar 6, LLCMaverick Solar 6, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 268,362
Arlington Energy Center IIIArlington Energy Center III (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 267,220
Oberon II Solar ProjectIP Oberon II, LLC (100.00%)
Desert Center CDP CA Solar 261,825
Maverick Solar 4, LLCMaverick Solar 4, LLC (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Solar 241,667
Palm Springs CA Wind 192,787
Painted Hills Wind ParkEnergy Capital Partners (100.00%)
Riverside County CA Wind 179,763

Riverside County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Coming in as the 124th worst ranked county in the country, Riverside County emits 2,290,517,932.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2872nd worst in pollution per person in the county, averaging 925.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per resident. The top fuel source used in Riverside County is Solar. They generate 75.34% 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 20.23% of electricity production and Wind accounts for 4.41% of total production in the county. Riverside County has 31 electricity producing plants within its borders. This is the 4th highest amount of plants within a single county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
75.34%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
20.23%
WIND
Wind
4.41%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
1.95%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-1.93%

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 4.01%. This includes data from 7 companies, including Southern California Edison, Imperial Irrigation District, and San Jacinto Power. With a nationwide average energy loss of 2.87%, Riverside County is ranked as the 858th best county in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Riverside County:

  • Banning, California:
    • Banning Utilities: 100.00%
  • Beaumont, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Blythe, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Calimesa, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Canyon Lake, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Cathedral City, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Coachella, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Corona, California:
    • Corona Department of Water and Power: 3.43%
    • Southern California Edison: 96.57%
  • Desert Hot Springs, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Eastvale, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Hemet, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Indian Wells, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 82.42%
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 17.58%
  • Indio, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Jurupa Valley, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • La Quinta, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Lake Elsinore, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Menifee, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Moreno Valley, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 39.10%
    • Moreno Valley California Electric Utility: 60.90%
  • Murrieta, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Norco, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 98.11%
    • Riverside Public Utilities: 1.89%
  • Palm Desert, California:
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 4.36%
    • Southern California Edison: 95.64%
  • Palm Springs, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Perris, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Rancho Mirage, California:
    • Rancho Mirage Energy Authority: 49.98%
    • Imperial Irrigation District: 1.43%
    • Southern California Edison: 48.59%
  • Riverside, California:
    • Riverside Public Utilities: 100.00%
  • San Jacinto, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 50.02%
    • San Jacinto Power: 49.98%
  • Temecula, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 93.06%
    • San Diego Gas and Electric: 6.94%
  • Wildomar, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 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 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 31 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.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-07