Solano County, California Electric Profile

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Solano County produces 0.09 megawatt hours per capita each year from solar energy, giving the county a rank of 21st in California out of 58 counties.

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Solano County is the 8th largest producing county out of 58 counties in California when considering megawatt hours produced using renewable fuel types.

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Solano County residents pay an average residential monthly electricity expense of $150.98, which is 20.14% higher than the state average bill of $125.67.

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Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 11.80% of the megawatt hours produced in Solano County, ranking it 536th out of 3220 counties in the US for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

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Solano County is the 21 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 58 counties in California, with a population of 447,643 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 3,838,971.

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Solano County emitted 112,642,894.57 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 1704th highest polluting county in the nation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,788,071 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,838,971 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,386,110 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    452,861 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    8.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    112,642,895 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    251.64 kg

Vallejo, CA Electric Overview

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Vallejo's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 24.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.01% higher than the average California rate of 21.86 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for citizens of the city. The city ranks 109th in the state out of 1522 cities for renewable electricity production per capita, with 0.14 megawatt hours being produced per person in the city. Roughly 100.00% of the city's electricity generation comes from solar energy sources.

For every person in the city there are 1,437.5 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 1411th worst in California out of 1522 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 174,321,461.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city has the 77th most power plants of any city in California, with 2 total plants. This is the 208th most power plants per capita in the state. Vallejo has roughly 100.00% of its electricity generated by Solar.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vallejo

Vallejo 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.
663rd24.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Vallejo
681st$149.14Average residential monthly electricity bill for Vallejo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Vallejo, California

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Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED25.15150.98No DataIcon representing missing value.14,550,5163,659,675,000
Pittsburg Power CompanyBUNDLED23.51137.62No DataIcon representing missing value.2,472.71581,293.87
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 Vallejo, California include: 94591, 94534, 94590, 94589, 94592

Fairfield, CA Electric Overview

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Fairfield has an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 86.99% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. Power facilities in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuel types for 76.06% of the megawatt hours they produce. This is the 68th most in the state out of 1522 cities. The city generates 31,882 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas as the fuel source, ranking them the 65th ranked city in California for total electricity production from natural gas.

Electricity consumption in Fairfield creates 173,926,617.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 59th most of any city in the state. The city also ranks 95th worst in the state in emissions per citizen, averaging 1,508.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per citizen. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Fairfield, with 76.06% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. Wind and Solar make up 15.93% and 8.00% of production, respectively. Fairfield has 7 power producing plants, which is 17th most in California.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fairfield

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

Electric Companies With Service in Fairfield, 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.

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

Vacaville, CA Electric Overview

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Vacaville has an average residential electricity rate of 25.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 86.99% higher than the average national rate of 13.45 cents. There are 17,169 megawatt hours generated by facilities in the city from natural gas as the fuel source. This is the 82nd most for a city in the state out of 1522 cities. Pacific Gas and Electric Company sells 15,615.66 megawatt hours in the city per year, which is more than any other vendor.

There are 7 power generation plants in Vacaville, which is the 17th highest number of power plants in a city in California and the 1926th highest amount of power plants per person in the state. On average, the city citizens emit 1,492.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity usage, which makes it the 103rd worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 147,566,983.89 kilograms, the city ranks 84th highest 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Vacaville

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

Electric Companies With Service in Vacaville, 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.

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

Energy Production in Solano County, California

Power Plants in Solano County, California

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Solano WindSolano Wind 3, LLC (25.00%)Sacramento Municipal Utility District (75.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 656,215No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shiloh I Wind ProjectAvangrid (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 394,032No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shiloh Wind Project 2 LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 387,422No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Valero Refinery Cogeneration Unit 1Valero Refining Co California (100.00%)
Benicia CA Natural Gas 359,32060,732,316.82169.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Solano County CA Wind 312,992No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shiloh IV Wind Project LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 277,561No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Shiloh III Wind Project LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 260,826No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Montezuma Wind IINextEra Energy (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 205,736No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
FPL Energy Montezuma Winds LLCNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 89,359No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Potrero Hills Energy ProducersPotrero Hills Energy Producers, LLC (100.00%)
Solano County CA Landfill Gas 63,56234,448,418.53541.97No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
EDF Renewable Windfarm V IncEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 20,921No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
CalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker PlantCalPeak Power Vaca Dixon Peaker Plant (100.00%)
Vacaville CA Natural Gas 17,1699,791,002.62570.27No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Creed Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 15,93510,306,533.58646.79No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Goose Haven Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 15,69410,106,762.68643.99No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Solano County Cogen PlantSolano County (100.00%)
Fairfield CA Natural Gas 14,5565,706,921.36392.07No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lambie Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Solano County CA Natural Gas 13,5848,760,099.88644.88No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
G2 Energy Hay RdG2 Energy LLC (100.00%)
Solano County CA Landfill Gas 12,5486,765,923.73539.2No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Vallejo CA Solar 10,806No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Wolfskill Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
Fairfield CA Natural Gas 8,8635,583,132.38629.94No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
ATT North WatneyKey Equipment Finance (100.00%)
Fairfield CA Natural Gas 8,4632,899,941.24342.66No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Solano County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 32nd worst ranked county out of 58 counties in California, Solano County releases 112,642,894.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. The county also ranks 2830th worst in emissions per person in the county, averaging 251.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the county. This is, perhaps, the more important of the two rankings. Power facilities in the county primarily use Wind, which makes up 85.16% of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Combined with Natural Gas (8.97%) and Other Gas (2.85%), these three fuel types make up 3,722,957 megawatt hours (or 96.98%) of the electricity generation in the county. There are 33 power producing plants in Solano County, which is the 29th most power plants in a county in the United States and equates to the 985th highest number of power plants per capita.

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85.16%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
8.97%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
2.85%
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Landfill Gas
1.98%
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Solar
1.06%
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-0.02%

Solano County, California Net Metering

Out of the 2 suppliers in Solano County, only one of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their customers. The state of California has some of the best state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Solano County has an average of 38.18% of the energy that is transmitted in the state dissipated as heat. With a state average energy loss of 11.94%, Solano County is ranked as the 30th best county in California for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Solano County, California

Providers In Each City in Solano County:

  • Benicia, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 48.49%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 51.51%
  • Dixon, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Fairfield, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Rio Vista, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Suisun City, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Vacaville, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Vallejo, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 48.24%
    • Pittsburg Power Company: 7.13%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 44.64%

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Solano County, California?

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

How many power plants are within Solano County, California?

Solano County, California has 33 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Solano County, California?

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1Pacific Gas and Electric Company31,128
2Western Area Power Administration1

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

Solano County, California has 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16