Shasta County, California Electric Profile

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There was a 36.07% rise in CO2 emissions per capita within the last year in Shasta County.

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In Shasta County, 370,315.93 megawatt hours of electricity are generated from non-renewable fuel types. Shasta County is 562nd in the nation out of 3220 counties for total electricity production from non-renewable fuels.

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With 6,815 megawatt hours generated using solar, Shasta County is 545th in the US out of 3220 counties for solar power electricity production.

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While many counties attempt to inhibit non-renewable fuel sources, Shasta County’s use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity production purposes has increased by 35.70% over the course of the past year.

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Shasta County generates 29.08 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel sources. This makes Shasta County the 312th highest ranking county for renewable generation per capita in the nation out of 3220 counties.

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Shasta County is home to over 180,080 residents and produces 6,815 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.04 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Shasta County 26th out of 58 counties in California for solar megawatt hours produced per person.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,121,599 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    5,606,860 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,236,544 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    370,316 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    31.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    209,255,369 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,162.01 kg

Redding, CA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 17.11 cents per kilowatt hour for Redding, which is 21.71% lower than California's average price of 21.86 cents. This means the city is 225th best for average electricity rate out of 1522 cities in the state. The nationwide average monthly residential electric bill is $120.24, while the Redding average is 17.73% higher at $141.56 per month. The city has seen a 37.32% increase in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel use for electric production purposes.

Redding has one electricity plant, which is 132nd highest in California. Approximately 2,305.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are emitted in the city from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 36th highest polluter in the state out of 1522 cities. Total emissions in the city are 211,113,214.95 kilograms, which is the 45th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. Redding's primary fuel type utilized for electricity production is Natural Gas. The city generates 358,014 megawatt hours from this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Redding

Redding 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.
225th17.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Redding
654th$141.56Average residential monthly electricity bill for Redding Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Redding, California

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City of Redding UtilitiesBUNDLED16.86141.27358,014383,01364,588,000
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Zips with electric coverage in Redding, California include: 96003, 96001, 96002, 96007, 96019

Anderson, CA Electric Overview

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Anderson's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.05% above California's average price of 21.86 cents and 86.99% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. More electricity is generated within Anderson than is consumed, with electricity generation totaling 236.00% of total usage. With 99.85% of its electricity generation coming from renewable fuels, the city ranks 108th in the state out of 1522 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types.

Anderson is the 362nd worst ranked city in California out of 1522 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 28,292,419.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 2,718.6 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 24th worst in California for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 132nd most in the state and 87th most when considering power plants per capita Anderson's power plants most often use Wood/Wood Waste Solids, which makes up 99.85% (or 152,737.36 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Anderson

Anderson 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 Anderson
686th$150.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Anderson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Anderson, California

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Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Shasta Lake, CA Electric Overview

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Shasta Lake has an average residential electricity rate of 15.47 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.23% below the average California price of 21.86 cents and 15.03% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Shasta Lake Utilities has 4,583 residential customers, more than all other electricity suppliers who operate in the city.

Shasta Lake has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 422nd highest polluter in the state out of 1522 cities. Total emissions in the city are 15,018,334.7 kilograms, which is the 481st worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Shasta Lake

Shasta Lake residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.155/kWh$137.54/mo.$123.68/mo.
160th15.47¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Shasta Lake
623rd$124.74Average residential monthly electricity bill for Shasta Lake Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Shasta Lake, California

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Shasta Lake UtilitiesBUNDLED15.47124.74No DataIcon representing missing value.41,574.966,432,343.84
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLEDNo DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Energy Production in Shasta County, California

Power Plants in Shasta County, California

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Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,169,886No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 470,294No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 383,907No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Redding CA Natural Gas 358,014160,936,551.3449.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 320,847No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 295,645No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Wheelabrator ShastaWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Shasta County CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 287,003480,387,601.41,673.81No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hatchet Ridge Wind ProjectHatchet Ridge Wind LLC (100.00%)
Shasta County CA Wind 281,677No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 276,257No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 260,845No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Keswick CDP CA Conventional Hydroelectric 238,705No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Burney Forest ProductsBurney Forest Products, A Joint Venture (100.00%)
Shasta County CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 215,948294,141,771.981,362.1No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 198,667No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 195,137No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 190,047No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SPI Anderson 2Sierra Pacific Industries (100.00%)
Anderson CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 152,96966,769,153.36436.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sierra Pacific Burney FacilitySierra Pacific Industries (100.00%)
Shasta County CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 96,56143,830,113.6453.91No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 33,581No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 32,343No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shasta County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 28,999No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Shasta County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Shasta County emits 1,162.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the county from electricity consumption, which makes it the 34th highest polluting county out of 58 counties in the state and 2743rd out of 3220 counties nationally. This adds up to total emissions of 209,255,369.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, making the county the 1178th highest for total pollution in the United States. Power facilities in the county most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 75.05% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Other fuels used include Wood/Wood Waste Solids at 13.20% and Natural Gas at 6.60%. Shasta County is home to 37 power producing plants, which is the 11th most plants within a county in California and the 9th highest amount of plants per person out of the state's 3220 counties.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
75.05%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
13.20%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
6.60%
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Wind
5.02%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.12%

Shasta County, California Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Shasta County supplying electricity. Of those 4, 75.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Consumers in California have great net metering regulations that encourage the installation of solar.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Shasta County who report energy loss statistics had an average of 26.30% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Shasta County a rank of 2957th best in the US out of 3220.

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Shasta County, California?

The largest electricity provider in Shasta County, California by total revenue is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

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

There are 4 electricity companies operating in Shasta County, California.

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

There are 37 power plants in Shasta County, California

Which electricity companies offer service in Shasta County, California?

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1Pacific Gas and Electric Company113,476
2City of Redding Utilities44,305
3PacifiCorp2,696
4Western Area Power Administration4

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16