Sacramento County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sacramento County, California Electricity Overview

Residents in Sacramento County experience an average of 0.9 outages lasting 47.6 minutes per year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

Sacramento County generates 15.37% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 0.48 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Sacramento County has emissions of 1,698.61 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 1,550.29.

The use of natural gas in Sacramento County yields a total of 4,214,029.75 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 142nd out of 3221 counties in the country.

Over 15.37% of Sacramento County's electricity production comes from renewable fuel types, ranking Sacramento County at 20th in California for total sustainable electricity generation.

Sacramento County had a 24.02% increase in hydroelectric power generation over the course of the last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    9,939,777 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,979,449 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    765,419 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,214,030 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    3.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,692,382,713 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,698.61 kg

Sacramento, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Sacramento home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 33.38% lower than California's average rate of 24.90 cents, which ranks the city 128th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The city ranks 64th out of 1617 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuel types with a total of 9,603 megawatt hours generated. About 1.44% of the city's electricity generation comes from solar energy.

For every citizen in the city there are 1,541.98 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 809,453,720.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel used in Sacramento is Natural Gas. They generate 657,743 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Sacramento has 7 electricity generation plants, which is the 12th highest out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sacramento

Sacramento residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.120/kWh$188.97/mo.$58.28/mo.
133rd16.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sacramento
69th$111.45Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED16.59111.45657,7434,619,355766,342,283

Zips with electric coverage in Sacramento, California include: 95823, 95758, 95828, 95822, 95831, 95833, 95838, 95835, 95826, 95825, 95660 and 18 other zip code(s).

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Elk Grove, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens who call Elk Grove home are billed a residential electricity price of 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 33.38% lower than California's average rate of 24.90 cents, which ranks the city 128th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $131.98, while the Elk Grove average is 15.56% lower at $111.45 per month. This is the 570th 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 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 234,140,861.84 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 January and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.120/kWh$188.97/mo.$58.28/mo.
133rd16.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Elk Grove
69th$111.45Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED16.59111.454,619,355766,342,283

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

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 16.59 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 33.38% lower than California's average rate of 24.90 cents, which ranks the city 128th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Solar fields in the city produce 1,730 megawatt hours, which is 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $111.45 per month, while the US average is $129.86. Customers in Arden-Arcade CDP have a 15.56% markdown compared to other residents in the US.

For every citizen in the city there are 1,325.53 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This results in a total pollution amount of 125,473,791.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The main fuel used in Arden-Arcade CDP is Solar. They generate 1,730 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Arden-Arcade CDP has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arden-Arcade CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.200/kWh$0.120/kWh$188.97/mo.$58.28/mo.
133rd16.59¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arden-Arcade CDP
69th$111.45Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED16.59111.454,619,355766,342,283

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

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 2,568,992.01915,244,854.17356.27
Lemon Hill CDP CA Natural Gas 795,955335,687,061.36421.74
Sacramento CA Natural Gas 657,743253,063,939.52384.75
Folsom CA Conventional Hydroelectric 300,763
Rancho Seco Solar II, LLCRancho Seco Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 253,260
Carson Ice-Gen ProjectCentral Valley Financing Auth (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Natural Gas 213,69890,728,730.78424.57
Kiefer LandfillSacramento County of Dpt Waste (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Landfill Gas 65,02543,391,388.96667.3
Sacramento County CA Solar 30,105
Rancho Seco Solar, LLCRancho Seco Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 22,317
SCDA Solar 1SCDA Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 13,105
Sacramento Regional County Sanitation PVTesla Energy (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 7,609
Intel Folsom Phase 3Three Rivers Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Folsom CA Solar 7,545
Sacramento County CA Solar 5,916
SMUD at Van ConettExelon Corporation (51.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 5,528
Sacramento County CA Solar 5,502
Dept of General Services -FTBExelon Corporation (100.00%)
La Riviera CDP CA Solar 5,098
Green Acres Solar Facility 1OL Elk Grove Trust (100.00%)
Sacramento County CA Solar 5,046
Depot Park Solar SystemDepot Park Solar Farm (100.00%)
Sacramento CA Solar 4,319
Sacramento County CA Solar 4,042
McClellan Park CDP CA Natural Gas 4,0062,700,117.28674.02

Sacramento County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 1,698.61 kilograms of CO2 pollution from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 2,692,382,713.19 kilograms, which is the 113th worst total amount of pollution for a county in the United States. Natural Gas makes up 84.63% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Sacramento County. Solar and Conventional Hydroelectric have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Solar is used to make 7.50% of electricity production and Conventional Hydroelectric makes up 6.04% of total production in the county. Sacramento County is home to 35 electricity producing plants, which is 9th most in California.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
84.63%
SOLAR
Solar
7.50%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
6.04%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
1.31%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.53%

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 17.33%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including Sacramento Municipal Utility District, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Pilot Power Group. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Sacramento County receiving a rank of 2965th 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:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
  • 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 35 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?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Sacramento Municipal Utility District642,631
2Pacific Gas and Electric Company2,676
3Pilot Power Group2

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-04