San Mateo County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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San Mateo County, California Electricity Overview

Roughly 31.75% of San Mateo County's electricity is produced using non-renewable fuel sources, making it the 750th highest ranked county out of 3221 counties in the nation for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels.

Releasing 1,050,876,081.72 kilograms of CO2 gases, San Mateo County has the 15th worst pollution level due to electricity use out of 58 counties in the state.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, San Mateo County saw a 8.52% drop within the most recent year.

As the 1245th highest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation, San Mateo County produces 135,016 megawatt hours of electricity.

San Mateo County generates 2.82% of their needed electricity and must bring in the remaining 97.18% from neighboring counties.

San Mateo County ranks 567th in the nation out of 3221 counties for total natural gas generation, with 42,865.51 megawatt hours generated using the fuel source.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,793,766 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    135,016 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    92,150 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    42,866 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.18 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,050,876,082 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,374.7 kg

San Mateo, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for San Mateo is approximately 27.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.11% above California's average rate of 24.90 cents. Producing 0.07 megawatt hours per resident living in the city, San Mateo ranks as the 181st highest producing city in the state out of 1617 cities. The city produces 7,428 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 142nd most in total generation for a city in the state.

On average, San Mateo residents emit 1,342.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 98th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California. This results in a total emissions amount of 141,799,583.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has one electricity plant. In San Mateo, Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in San Mateo

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of San Mateo
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for San Mateo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in San Mateo, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Peninsula Clean EnergyENERGY7.9336.341,467,752116,403,700
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

Zips with electric coverage in San Mateo, California include: 94403, 94010, 94404, 94401, 94402

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Daly City, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Daly City is approximately 27.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.10% above California's average rate of 24.90 cents. The average monthly residential electric bill for a resident in the city is $117.08 per month, while the nationwide average is $129.86. Consumers in Daly City pay a 11.29% markdown compared to the rest of the nation. Peninsula Clean Energy is the largest provider in the city based on total residential customers.

On average, Daly City residents emit 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 169th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California. At 1,329.41 kilograms per person and 104,901 people in the city, the city emits 139,456,352.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This is the 79th worst rank in California for total pollution. Electricity providers suppliers servicing Daly City have to turn to electricity produced in nearby towns and other areas, since zero electricity production happens within city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Daly City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Daly City
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Daly City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Daly City, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Peninsula Clean EnergyENERGY7.9336.341,467,752116,403,700
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

Redwood City, CA Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for Redwood City is approximately 27.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.11% above California's average rate of 24.90 cents. Non-renewable fuel types are often used in electricity production in the city, resulting in approximately 0.09 megawatt hours being produced from these fuels per capita a year. The city's plants use non-renewable fuel sources for 54.74% of their total electricity generation, which is 7,490.51 megawatt hours.

On average, Redwood City residents emit 1,351.42 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 92nd worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in California. This results in a total emissions amount of 113,914,062.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions. The city has 2 electricity plants, which is the 58th highest for a city in the state. When it comes to electricity production, Redwood City's main fuel type is Natural Gas, accounting for 54.74%, or 7,490.51 megawatt hours of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Redwood City

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.402/kWh$0.167/kWh$232.88/mo.$68.05/mo.
682nd28.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Redwood City
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Redwood City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Redwood City, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Peninsula Clean EnergyENERGY7.9336.341,467,752116,403,700
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

Zips with electric coverage in Redwood City, California include: 94061, 94063, 94070, 94062, 94002, 94065

Electricity Production in San Mateo County, California

Power Plants in San Mateo County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ameresco Ox MountainAMERESCO Ox Mountain Energy LLC (100.00%)
San Mateo County CA Landfill Gas 85,95746,030,036.21535.5
SRI International Cogen ProjectSRI International (100.00%)
Menlo Park CA Natural Gas 27,9479,548,571.48341.67
Franklin Templeton San MateoFranklin Templeton Companies LLC (100.00%)
San Mateo CA Natural Gas 7,4282,907,581.88391.44
Silicon Valley Clean WaterSilicon Valley Clean Water (100.00%)
Redwood City CA Other Biomass Gas 7,0302,121,276.93301.75
AT&T - Redwood CityBloom Energy (100.00%)
Redwood City CA Natural Gas 6,6542,635,171.84396.03

San Mateo County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in San Mateo County results in 1,050,876,081.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 338th highest amount of any county in the country. Averaging 1,374.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the county ranks 2698th worst for pollution per capita. Landfill Gas is the primary fuel in San Mateo County, with 63.66% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Natural Gas and Other Biomass Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 31.75% and 4.59% of total electricity generation, respectively. San Mateo County is home to 5 power producing plants, which is the 35th most plants within a county in California.

LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
63.66%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
31.75%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
4.59%

San Mateo County, California Net Metering

Out of the 5 suppliers in San Mateo County, 2 of them offer net metering to their customers. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in San Mateo County is 15.17%. This includes data from 4 providers, including Peninsula Clean Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. With a state average energy loss of 11.94%, San Mateo County is ranked as the 20th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in San Mateo County:

  • Atherton, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
  • Belmont, California:
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
  • Brisbane, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
  • Burlingame, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.47%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.47%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.46%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.47%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.47%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.47%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.47%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.47%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.28%
  • Colma, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 12.48%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.48%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.18%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.48%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.48%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.48%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.48%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.48%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.48%
  • Daly City, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.53%
  • East Palo Alto, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.51%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
  • Foster City, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
  • Half Moon Bay, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
  • Hillsborough, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.48%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.48%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.48%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.48%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.48%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.48%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.16%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.48%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.48%
  • Menlo Park, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.45%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.45%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.45%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.45%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.41%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.45%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.45%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.45%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.45%
  • Millbrae, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.39%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.39%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.53%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.39%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.39%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.39%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.72%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.39%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.39%
  • Pacifica, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.43%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.43%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.43%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.42%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.43%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.43%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.43%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.60%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.43%
  • Portola Valley, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.49%
  • Redwood City, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.51%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
  • San Bruno, California:
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.47%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.47%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.47%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.47%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.47%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.47%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.23%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.47%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.47%
  • San Carlos, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
  • San Mateo, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
  • South San Francisco, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 12.41%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.41%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.41%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.41%
    • San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: 0.48%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.41%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.41%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.65%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.41%
  • Woodside, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.50%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.50%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.50%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.50%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.50%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.50%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.50%
    • Peninsula Clean Energy: 12.50%

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

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in San Mateo County, California?

San Mateo County, California is home to 5 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, Peninsula Clean Energy is the largest electricity provider in San Mateo County, California.

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

There are 5 power plants in San Mateo County, California

What electricity companies offer service in San Mateo County, California?

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-08-04