Siskiyou County, California Electric Profile

Siskiyou County ranks 45th out of 58 counties in the state for total electricity consumption, with its residents consuming over 200,000 megawatt hours.

Siskiyou County has the 1047th highest total electricity production out of 3220 counties in the United States, producing 313,388 megawatt hours.

Siskiyou County is the 1122nd most populous county in the US.

Siskiyou County citizens are accountable for 542.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making it the 2800th highest polluting county based on per capita emissions.

Siskiyou County comes in as the 2564th worst pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 3220 counties in the nation, releasing 23,602,253.47 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Siskiyou County consumes about 86.53% of the electricity that is produced in their power generation facilities.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    271,176 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    313,388 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    313,388 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.2 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    23,602,253 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    542.09 kg

Yreka, CA Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Yreka. This is 37.64% lower than the state's average price of 21.86 cents, resulting in the city ranking 105th out of 1522 cities in California for best average electricity rate. PacifiCorp sells 722.31 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than all other providers.

Electricity use in Yreka creates 11,127,635.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 540th most of any city in California. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks them as the 422nd highest polluting city in California for CO2 pollution per capita. All of the 47,098.68 megawatt hours consumed in the city must be brought in from nearby areas as there are no electricity facilities in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Yreka

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.000/kWh$198.33/mo.$0.00/mo.
105th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Yreka
247th$121.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Yreka Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Yreka, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED13.63121.7388,44752,960,384
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Mount Shasta, CA Electric Overview

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On average, Mount Shasta's residential electricity rate is 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 37.64% below the average state price of 21.86 cents. The largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PacifiCorp.

Around 1,471.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 422nd highest polluter in California out of 1522 cities. A total of 4,819,228.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 748th worst in California for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Mount Shasta must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.000/kWh$198.33/mo.$0.00/mo.
105th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mount Shasta
247th$121.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mount Shasta Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mount Shasta, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED13.63121.7388,44752,960,384
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Weed, CA Electric Overview

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Weed has an average residential electricity rate of 13.63 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 37.64% below California's average rate of 21.86 cents, which ranks the city 105th out of 1522 cities in California for lowest average electricity rate. With 100.00% of its electricity generation coming from sustainable fuel sources, the city ranks 15th in the state out of 1522 cities for total electricity production from renewable fuels. The city produces around 21.77 megawatt hours per citizen a year from its electricity generating plants, which makes it the 35th highest producer out of 1522 cities in the state.

On average, Weed residents emit 2,923.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, which makes it the 20th worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in California based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic, the total pollution of the city from electricity use is 7,803,554.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 632nd highest in the state. The main fuel type utilized in Weed is Wood/Wood Waste Solids, making up 100.00% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There is one power generation plant in Weed, which is the 132nd most power plants in a city in California and is the 47th highest rate of power plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Weed

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.166/kWh$0.000/kWh$198.33/mo.$0.00/mo.
105th13.63¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Weed
247th$121.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Weed Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Weed, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
PacifiCorpBUNDLED13.63121.7388,44752,960,384
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Energy Production in Siskiyou County, California

Power Plants in Siskiyou County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Siskiyou County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 86,600
Siskiyou County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 82,373
Siskiyou County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 70,220
Roseburg Forest Products BiomassRoseburg Forest Products (100.00%)
Weed CA Wood/Wood Waste Solids 58,10527,276,289.6469.43
Siskiyou County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 8,316
Box Canyon DamSiskiyou Power Authority (100.00%)
Siskiyou County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 7,774

Siskiyou County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Siskiyou County emits 542.09 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the county from electricity use, which makes it the 2800th highest polluting county out of 3220 counties in the United States. Total emissions in the county are 23,602,253.47 kilograms, which is the 2564th worst total amount of pollution for a county in the nation. The county has the 37th most power producing plants of any county in the state, with 6 total power plants. This translates to the 12th most plants per person in California. Siskiyou County's main fuel consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 81.46% of the total production in the county from this fuel.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
81.46%
WOOD/WOOD WASTE SOLIDS
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
Wood/Wood Waste Solids
18.54%

Siskiyou County, California Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Siskiyou County providing electricity. Of those 2, only one of them offers some type of net metering option for their customers, which makes solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of California have highly favorable net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Power Companies in Siskiyou County, California

Providers In Each City in Siskiyou County:

  • Dorris, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Dunsmuir, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Etna, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Fort Jones, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Montague, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Mount Shasta, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Tulelake, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Weed, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%
  • Yreka, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • PacifiCorp: 50.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Siskiyou County, California?

The largest electricity supplier in Siskiyou County, California by total revenue is PacifiCorp.

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

There are 6 power plants located in Siskiyou County, California

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

There are 2 electricity suppliers operating in Siskiyou County, California.

What electricity companies offer service in Siskiyou County, California?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1PacifiCorp26,158
2Western Area Power Administration7

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-29