Solano County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Solano County, California Electricity Overview

Solano County produces 12.22% of its electricity from non-renewable fuel sources, resulting in a ranking of 22nd out of 58 counties in the state for total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources.

Solano County is the 19th largest county in the state, with 453,491 citizens residing within its borders.

Citizens of Solano County pay about 9.94% less than the $129.86 national average monthly residential electric expense.

With 21,638 megawatt generated from solar power and 453,491 consumers in Solano County, the county averages 0.05 megawatt hours generated from solar per capita, which gives it a ranking of 668th out of 3221 counties in the country.

Solano County is the 18th largest producer of solar electricity by megawatt hours generated in the state.

Solano County has seen a rise in electricity generation from solar power of 29.67% year over year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,843,813 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,370,407 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    2,958,383 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    412,024 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    7.43 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    131,967,287 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    291 kg

Vallejo, CA Electricity Overview

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Vallejo's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 27.00 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 8.42% above the state's average rate of 24.90 cents. Marin Clean Energy is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. Residents in the city pay an average monthly residential electricity bill of $121.02. This is 6.81% lower than the nationwide average of $129.86.

Vallejo has zero electricity plants. About 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 169th worst polluter in the state out of 1617 cities. At 1,329.41 kilograms per person and 126,090 residents in the city, the city emits 167,625,203.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vallejo

Vallejo 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.
667th27.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vallejo
701st$152.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vallejo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vallejo, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY8.6345.242,698,838232,955,500
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Pittsburg Power CompanyBUNDLED23.51137.622,472.71581,293.87

Zips with electric coverage in Vallejo, California include: 94591, 94534, 94590, 94589, 94503, 94592

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Fairfield, CA Electricity Overview

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Fairfield's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 27.39 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 10.01% above the state's average rate of 24.90 cents. The US average monthly residential electricity bill is $129.86, while the Fairfield average is 7.79% lower at $119.73 per month. The city ranks 97th out of 1617 cities in the state for solar production per capita.

Fairfield's top fuel consumed for electricity production is Natural Gas. The city generates 76.52% of the total production in the city from this fuel type. Wind and Solar are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Wind makes up 16.30% of electricity generation and Solar accounts for 7.18% of total production in the city. The city has the 29th most electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 4 total power plants. Fairfield residents average 1,359.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 163,017,298 kilograms of CO2 emissions, ranking the city 62nd highest for total emissions in California.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfield

Fairfield 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 Fairfield
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fairfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfield, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Marin Clean EnergyENERGY8.6345.242,698,838232,955,500
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED28.42154.9512,252,0853,481,804,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

Zips with electric coverage in Fairfield, California include: 94533, 95687, 94591, 94534, 94585, 94510, 94535

Vacaville, CA Electricity Overview

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Vacaville's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, regrettably, 15.26% above the state's average rate of 24.90 cents. The average residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $116.01 per month. The city generates roughly 0.15 megawatt hours per consumer in the city a year from power generating plants located within its city limits, which ranks them as the 160th highest generating city in the state out of 1617 cities.

For the purpose of electricity production, Vacaville's top fuel type is Solar, making up 102.78%, or 15,652 megawatt hours of generation in the city. Approximately 132,884,410.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in the city because of electricity use. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,297.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1536th highest polluting city in the state when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Vacaville has 5 electricity generation plants, which is the 21st highest out of any city in California.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vacaville

Vacaville 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 Vacaville
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vacaville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vacaville, 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
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600

Zips with electric coverage in Vacaville, California include: 94533, 95687, 94534, 95688, 95620, 95625

Electricity Production in Solano County, California

Power Plants in Solano County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Solano WindSolano Wind 3, LLC (25.00%)Sacramento Municipal Utility District (75.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 557,601
Shiloh I Wind ProjectAvangrid (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 471,202
Shiloh Wind Project 2 LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 459,620
Solano County CA Wind 356,139
Valero Refinery Cogeneration Unit 1Valero Refining Co California (100.00%)
Benicia CA Natural Gas 332,41275,340,636.84226.65
Shiloh IV Wind Project LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 326,645
Shiloh III Wind Project LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 317,603
Montezuma Wind IINextEra Energy (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 238,444
FPL Energy Montezuma Winds LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 107,479
Potrero Hills Energy ProducersPotrero Hills Energy Producers, LLC (100.00%)
Solano County CA Landfill Gas 59,57229,207,052.33490.28
EDF Renewable Windfarm V IncEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 24,288
CalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker PlantCalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker Plant (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 20,76911,823,837.34569.3
Creed Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 14,3898,636,470.08600.21
Goose Haven Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 14,1388,239,262.92582.77
G2 Energy Hay RdG2 Energy LLC (100.00%)
Solano County CA Landfill Gas 12,9237,020,806.38543.28
Lambie Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 12,6277,471,325.54591.69
Genentech Vacaville Meter #1Dom Solar Lessor I, LP (100.00%)
Vacaville CA Solar 12,224
Wolfskill Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Fairfield CA Natural Gas 9,4265,525,350.04586.18
ATT North WatneyKey Equipment Finance (100.00%)
Fairfield CA Natural Gas 8,6863,139,188.78361.41
Fairfield CA Wind 3,859

Solano County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Solano County's top fuel consumed for electricity production is Wind. The county generates 84.98% of the total production in the county from this fuel type. Natural Gas and Landfill Gas are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Natural Gas makes up 11.40% of electricity generation and Landfill Gas accounts for 2.15% of total production in the county. The county has the 29th most electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 28 total power plants. Solano County is the 30th worst ranked county in the state out of 58 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the county releasing 131,967,286.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This total equates to 291 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the county 2817th worst in the US for pollution per capita.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
84.98%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
11.40%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
2.15%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.83%
SOLAR
Solar
0.64%
OTHER
Other
-0.01%

Solano County, California Net Metering

Approximately 40.00% of the electric suppliers in Solano County offer net metering to their consumers. Some net metering regulations are enacted at the state level, and California has great laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar panels.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Solano County is 17.76%. This includes data from 3 companies, including Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Marin Clean Energy, and Pilot Power Group. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Solano County having a rank of 2966th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Solano County:

  • Benicia, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 13.27%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.39%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.39%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.39%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.39%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.39%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.39%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.39%
  • Dixon, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Fairfield, California:
    • Marin Clean Energy: 12.31%
    • Freedom Energy: 12.53%
    • Hudson Energy: 12.53%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 12.53%
    • StateWise Energy: 12.53%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 12.53%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 12.53%
    • Pilot Power Group: 12.53%
  • Rio Vista, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Suisun City, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
  • Vacaville, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Vallejo, California:
    • StateWise Energy: 11.95%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 11.95%
    • Freedom Energy: 11.95%
    • Hudson Energy: 11.95%
    • Pittsburg Power Company: 2.05%
    • Pilot Power Group: 11.95%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 11.95%
    • Marin Clean Energy: 14.30%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 11.95%

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

FAQ

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

Solano County, California has 28 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

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

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

Solano County, California has 5 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

What electricity companies offer service in Solano County, California?

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-09