Sierra County, California Electric Profile

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest electricity supplier in Sierra County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Sierra County is 20.36 cents. This is approximately 51.37% above the nationwide average price of 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Releasing 0 kilograms of CO2 gases, Sierra County has the 2960th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3220 counties in the country.

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Within the past 12 months, Sierra County has had a 64.41% drop in the use of renewable fuels for electricity production.

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Over 100.00% of Sierra County’s electricity generation comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Sierra County at 1270th in the United States for total sustainable electricity generation.

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Sierra County's ability to generate 20,427 megawatts of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power sources, has given rise to its ranking of 410th highest hydroelectric energy producing county in the US out of 3220 counties.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    18,716 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    20,427 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,427 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    6.8 MWh

Loyalton, CA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Loyalton is approximately 14.65 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is below the California average rate of 21.86 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the United States average of 13.45 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $85.72 per month, while the national average is $120.24. Selling 119.29 megawatt hours each year, Liberty Utilities is the largest vendor in the city.

Loyalton emits 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 422nd highest polluting city out of 1522 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 1,608,371.53 kilograms, the city ranks 994th highest in California for total emissions 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 one power plant, which is 132nd most in California.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Loyalton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.141/kWh$85.72/mo.$81.70/mo.
150th14.65¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Loyalton
73rd$85.72Average residential monthly electricity bill for Loyalton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Loyalton, California

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Liberty UtilitiesBUNDLED14.0078.45No DataIcon representing missing value.295,90241,431,900
Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED19.42139.37No DataIcon representing missing value.58,999.2911,456,254.9

Sierra Brooks CDP, CA Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Sierra Brooks CDP home purchase electricity for, on average, 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 35.95% lower than the average state rate of 21.86 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $78.45 per month, while the state average is $125.67. Patrons in Sierra Brooks CDP have a 37.58% discount compared to the rest of the state. Sierra Brooks CDP is home to 292 residents, resulting in it being the 1263rd largest city in California.

Sierra Brooks CDP emits 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 119th worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in the state. With total emissions of 429,683.89 kilograms, the city ranks 1245th 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 1,818.67 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sierra Brooks CDP

Sierra Brooks CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.134/kWh$78.55/mo.$74.51/mo.
133rd14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sierra Brooks CDP
12th$78.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sierra Brooks CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sierra Brooks CDP, California

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Liberty UtilitiesBUNDLED14.0078.45No DataIcon representing missing value.295,90241,431,900

Verdi CDP, CA Electric Overview

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Verdi CDP has an average residential electricity price of 14.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 35.95% lower than the average California price of 21.86 cents and 4.10% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. Verdi CDP is the 1332nd largest city in the state, with a population of 188. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.24, while the Verdi CDP average is 34.76% below at $78.45 per month.

Verdi CDP 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 276,645.79 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Verdi CDP

Verdi CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.141/kWh$0.134/kWh$78.55/mo.$74.51/mo.
133rd14.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Verdi CDP
12th$78.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Verdi CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Verdi CDP, California

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Liberty UtilitiesBUNDLED14.0078.45No DataIcon representing missing value.295,90241,431,900

Energy Production in Sierra County, California

Power Plants in Sierra County, California

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Sierra County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Sierra County is home to 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 47th most plants within a county in California and the 1st highest number of plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties. On average, the county's citizens emit 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 52nd worst polluting county out of 58 counties in California and 2960th out of 3220 counties nationally. This comes to a total emissions amount of 0 kilograms. Sierra County has about 100.00% of its electricity generated from Conventional Hydroelectric.

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Sierra County, California Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Sierra County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Sierra County is about 20.31% of the total electricity transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Sierra County having a rank of 2948th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in Sierra County, California by total customer count is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

How many power plants are located in Sierra County, California?

There are 2 electricity plants in Sierra County, California

What electricity companies offer service in Sierra County, California?

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1Pacific Gas and Electric Company16,979
2Liberty Utilities11,553
3Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative740

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

There are 3 electricity companies serving customers in Sierra County, California.

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