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Sacramento County, California Electricity Overview

Sacramento County residents are faced with outages averaging 53.7 minutes per interruption, with about 0.93 outages per year.

Sacramento County ranks 131st in the United States out of 3230 counties for natural gas generation, with 4,900,491.17 megawatt hours produced using the source.

Sacramento County is the 150th largest producing county in the United States out of 3230 counties when considering megawatt hours generated from renewable fuel sources.

Sacramento County is 10th in the state out of 58 counties in solar power generation, with 187,394 megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Hydroelectric power now accounts for 13.56% of the electricity generated in the county after a 40.38% in electricity generated using hydroelectric power.

In Sacramento County, 4,900,491.17 megawatt hours of electricity are produced from non-renewable fuel types. Sacramento County is 229th out of 3230 counties in the county for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    9,599,619 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,934,278 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,033,787 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,900,491 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.75 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,517,894,696 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,589.41 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Sacramento

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Sacramento Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.54¢ per kWh

  • 2.72% higher than last month
  • 5.89% higher than March last year
  • 52.16% lower than the California average
  • 7.07% lower than the US average
  • 48th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since March last year
  • 18,077th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,234 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,351 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.72¢ per kWh

  • 0.43% higher than last month
  • 2.25% higher than March last year
  • 43.96% lower than the California average
  • 4.02% higher than the US average
  • 50th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 90 since March last year
  • 23,366th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 305 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 577 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$85.17 per month

  • 1.29% lower than last month
  • 6.36% lower than March last year
  • 37.46% lower than the California average
  • 29.35% lower than the US average
  • 43rd in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 451 since March last year
  • 2,966th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 473 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 731 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$112.06 per month

  • 0.43% lower than last month
  • 5.01% lower than March last year
  • 22.45% lower than the California average
  • 17.53% lower than the US average
  • 90th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since March last year
  • 6,716th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 223 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,169 since March last year

Sacramento, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Sacramento home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.72 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 43.96% lower than California's average rate of 29.83 cents, which ranks the city 50th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Electricity facilities in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuel sources for 100.00% of the megawatt hours they generate. This is the 22nd most out of the 1617 cities in the state. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $137.93, while the Sacramento average is 18.76% below at $112.06 per month.

For every citizen in the city there are 1,402.99 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 740,817,653.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel used in Sacramento is Natural Gas. They generate 625,126 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Sacramento has 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 13th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sacramento

Sacramento residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.209/kWh$0.120/kWh$197.98/mo.$58.28/mo.
50th16.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sacramento
90th$112.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sacramento Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sacramento, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sacramento Municipal Utility DistrictBUNDLED17.05112.02625,1264,621,960.66788,115,663

Zips with electric coverage in Sacramento, California include: 95823, 95758, 95828, 95822, 95831, 95838, 95835, 95833, 95826, 95825, 95821 and 18 other zip code(s).

Elk Grove, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Elk Grove home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.72 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 43.96% lower than California's average rate of 29.83 cents, which ranks the city 50th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $145.47, while the Elk Grove average is 22.97% lower at $112.06 per month. This is the 90th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Sacramento Municipal Utility District is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

For every citizen in the city there are 1,175.59 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 208,735,681.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elk Grove

Elk Grove residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.209/kWh$0.120/kWh$197.98/mo.$58.28/mo.
50th16.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elk Grove
90th$112.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elk Grove Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elk Grove, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sacramento Municipal Utility DistrictBUNDLED17.05112.024,621,960.66788,115,663

Zips with electric coverage in Elk Grove, California include: 95823, 95624, 95758, 95757, 95829, 95830

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Arden-Arcade CDP, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Arden-Arcade CDP home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.72 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 43.96% lower than California's average rate of 29.83 cents, which ranks the city 50th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $145.47, while the Arden-Arcade CDP average is 22.97% lower at $112.06 per month. This is the 90th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Sacramento Municipal Utility District is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

For every citizen in the city there are 1,175.59 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 112,781,549.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has no electricity producing plants within its borders.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arden-Arcade CDP

Arden-Arcade CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.209/kWh$0.120/kWh$197.98/mo.$58.28/mo.
50th16.72¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arden-Arcade CDP
90th$112.06Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arden-Arcade CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arden-Arcade CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Sacramento Municipal Utility DistrictBUNDLED17.05112.024,621,960.66788,115,663

Zips with electric coverage in Arden-Arcade CDP, California include: 95608, 95825, 95821, 95864, 95841

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Electricity Production in Sacramento County, California

Power Plants in Sacramento County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sacramento County CA Natural Gas 3,693,337.031,301,759,960.27352.46
Folsom CA Conventional Hydroelectric 804,548
Sacramento CA Natural Gas 625,126241,349,830.26386.08
Lemon Hill CDP CA Natural Gas 539,919227,331,484.38421.05
Rancho Seco Solar II, LLCRancho Seco Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 187,394
Carson Ice-Gen ProjectCentral Valley Financing Auth (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Natural Gas 83,95436,373,651.37433.26

Sacramento County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 1,589.41 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 2,517,894,696.42 kilograms, which is the 108th worst total amount of pollution for a county in the United States. Natural Gas makes up 82.58% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Sacramento County. Conventional Hydroelectric and Solar have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Conventional Hydroelectric is used to make 13.56% of electricity production and Solar makes up 3.16% of total production in the county. Sacramento County is home to 6 electricity producing plants, which is 12th most in California.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
82.58%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
13.56%
SOLAR
Solar
3.16%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.71%

Sacramento County, California Net Metering

Of the 4 electric suppliers in Sacramento County, 2 of them report that they offer net metering. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and California has great laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Sacramento County is 15.39%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Pilot Power Group. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Sacramento County receiving a rank of 2975th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Sacramento County:

  • Citrus Heights, California:
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District: 100.00%
  • Elk Grove, California:
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District: 100.00%
  • Folsom, California:
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District: 100.00%
  • Galt, California:
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District: 100.00%
  • Isleton, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Rancho Cordova, California:
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District: 100.00%
  • Sacramento, California:
    • Sacramento Municipal Utility District: 100.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Sacramento County, California?

Sacramento County, California is home to 6 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity provider in Sacramento County, California by megawatt hours sold is Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Sacramento County, California.

What electricity companies offer service in Sacramento County, California?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-03