San Benito County, California Electric Profile

With total generation of 364,879 megawatt hours, San Benito County is ranked 38th largest producer of electricity of all 58 counties in California for total generation.

San Benito County has emissions of 98.97 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the California average of 1,675.55.

San Benito County has a population of 62,808 citizens.

Consumers in San Benito County use 107.21% of the electricity that the county generates.

San Benito County ranks 84th out of 3220 counties in the country for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 5.81 megawatt hours produced per person.

Within the last year, San Benito County experienced a 18.73% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    391,189 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    364,879 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    364,879 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    5.81 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    6,216,146 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    98.97 kg

Hollister, CA Electric Overview

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Hollister's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour . This is more than both the California and the United States average rates of 21.86 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $150.98 per month, while the California average is $125.67. Patrons in Hollister pay 20.14% more compared to the rest of the state. The city ranks 104th in the state out of 1522 cities for total megawatt hours produced from renewable fuel types with a total of 6,954 megawatt hours generated.

There are 2 electricity producing plants in Hollister, which is the 77th most plants in a city in the state and the 2043rd highest amount of plants per citizen in the state. The city residents average 1,429.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. With total emissions of 55,285,733.35 kilograms, the city ranks 226th worst in the state for total emissions from electricity consumption. In Hollister, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel utilized for electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hollister

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.313/kWh$0.167/kWh$216.86/mo.$68.05/mo.
665th25.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hollister
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hollister Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hollister, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.9814,550,5163,659,675,000

Ridgemark CDP, CA Electric Overview

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Ridgemark CDP's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% above the average California rate of 21.86 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $150.98 per month. Pacific Gas and Electric Company has 89 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Ridgemark CDP emits 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 422nd worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in the state. With total emissions of 4,226,205.89 kilograms, the city ranks 783rd worst in California for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 17,887.78 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ridgemark CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.313/kWh$0.167/kWh$216.86/mo.$68.05/mo.
665th25.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ridgemark CDP
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ridgemark CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ridgemark CDP, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.9814,550,5163,659,675,000

San Juan Bautista, CA Electric Overview

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San Juan Bautista has an average residential electricity price of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% more than the average California price of 21.86 cents and 86.99% higher than the national average of 13.45. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $150.98 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in San Juan Bautista pay 25.56% more compared to other residents in the US. With 25 residential customers, Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest supplier in the city.

San Juan Bautista is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 2,970,999.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Juan Bautista

San Juan Bautista residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.313/kWh$0.167/kWh$216.86/mo.$68.05/mo.
665th25.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Juan Bautista
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Juan Bautista Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Juan Bautista, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.9814,550,5163,659,675,000

Energy Production in San Benito County, California

Power Plants in San Benito County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
San Benito County CA Solar 357,925
Hollister Solar LLCHollister Solar LLC (100.00%)
Hollister CA Solar 3,809
Enerparc CA1 LLCPNC Energy Capital LLC (100.00%)
Hollister CA Solar 3,145

San Benito County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

San Benito County emits 98.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 48th highest polluting county out of 58 counties in California and 2860th out of 3220 counties nationally. At 98.97 kilograms per person and 62,808 citizens in the county, the county emits 6,216,146.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This is the 49th highest amount in California for total emissions from electricity consumption. The county is home to 3 power generation plants, which is 785th most in the country and 1271st highest when considering plants per resident. For the purpose of electricity generation, San Benito County's top fuel is Solar, making up 100.00% of generation in the county.

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San Benito County, California Net Metering

San Benito County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for residents in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the sole supplier in town offers net metering options. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and California has favorable laws for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

San Benito County has an average of 38.18% of the electricity that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. With a US average energy loss of 2.76%, San Benito County is ranked as the 2966th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in San Benito County, California

FAQ

How many power plants are located in San Benito County, California?

There are 3 active power plants in San Benito County, California

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in San Benito County, California?

By total revenue, Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in San Benito County, California.

Which electricity companies offer service in San Benito County, California?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Pacific Gas and Electric Company47,853

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-22