Sonoma County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Sonoma County, California Electricity Overview

There was a 47.28% increase in CO2 emissions per capita during the preceding year in Sonoma County.

Sonoma County is the 14th largest producing county out of 3221 counties in the United States when considering megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels.

Sonoma County is home to over 488,863 residents and produces 19,619 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.04 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Sonoma County 685th out of 3221 counties in the United States for solar megawatt hours generated per capita.

Sonoma County is the 438th largest producer of solar electricity by megawatt hours generated in the United States out of 3221 counties.

Sonoma County customers have an average monthly residential electric bill of $115.96, which is 12.13% lower than the California average bill of $131.98 and 10.70% lower than the national average bill of $129.86.

At an average residential price of 28.69 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, consumers in Sonoma County pay a 98.38% markup from the nationwide average price.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,065,628 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    6,015,031 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    5,980,871 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    34,160 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.3 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    17,896,947 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    36.61 kg

Santa Rosa, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Santa Rosa are billed a residential electricity rate of 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.26% above the state's average rate of 24.90 cents. This makes the city 960th lowest for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. With annual generation of 45,552 megawatt hours, Santa Rosa is the 78th highest generator of electricity in the state. They have seen a 1.24% rise in the usage of renewable fuel types, such as solar or wind energy, instead of fossil fuel sources, such as coal or natural gas.

Santa Rosa emits 1,367.85 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 81st worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 243,650,385.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There are 2 electricity plants in the city, which is the 58th highest number of plants in a city in the state. Santa Rosa's primary fuel source consumed for electricity generation is Natural Gas. They generate 74.99% of the total production in the city from this fuel.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa 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 Santa Rosa
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Santa Rosa Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Santa Rosa, 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 Santa Rosa, California include: 95403, 95407, 95401, 95404, 95472, 95409, 95405

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Petaluma, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Petaluma are billed a residential electricity rate of 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.26% above the state's average rate of 24.90 cents. This makes the city 960th lowest for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. Solar production plants in the city produce 0.08 megawatt hours per citizen living within the city. The city produces about 0.08 megawatt hours per consumer in the city per year from its power generating plants, which makes it the 175th highest producing city in the state out of 1617 cities.

Petaluma emits 1,313.24 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 1533rd worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 78,500,064.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There is one electricity plant in the city. Petaluma's main fuel consumed for electricity generation is Solar. They generate 4,560 megawatt hours from this fuel type.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Petaluma

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

Electric Companies With Service in Petaluma, 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 Petaluma, California include: 94954, 94952, 94951

Rohnert Park, CA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents living within Rohnert Park are billed a residential electricity rate of 28.70 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.26% above the state's average rate of 24.90 cents. This makes the city 960th lowest for average electricity rate out of 1617 cities in California. Customers in the city pay an average monthly residential power bill of $116.01. This is 10.66% below the national average of $129.86. Pacific Gas and Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Rohnert Park emits 1,329.41 kilograms of CO2 pollution per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 169th worst polluting city out of 1617 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 59,012,473.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Electricity companies servicing Rohnert Park must turn to power produced in nearby cities and rural areas, since no power production takes place in the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rohnert Park

Rohnert Park 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 Rohnert Park
704th$154.95Average residential monthly electricity bill for Rohnert Park Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Rohnert Park, 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 Rohnert Park, California include: 94928, 95407, 94931

Electricity Production in Sonoma County, California

Power Plants in Sonoma County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Geysers Unit 5-20Calpine (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Geothermal 4,608,657
Sonoma County CA Geothermal 463,522
Sonoma California GeothermalCalpine (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Geothermal 406,498
Sonoma County CA Geothermal 348,416
Aidlin Geothermal Power PlantCalpine (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Geothermal 99,324
Keysight - Santa RosaBloom Energy (100.00%)
Santa Rosa CA Natural Gas 31,04111,992,780.38386.35
Laguna Water Reclamation FacilityCity of Santa Rosa (100.00%)
Santa Rosa CA Other Biomass Gas 14,5114,510,749.88310.85
Sonoma Central Landfill Phase IICounty of Sonoma Dept of Trnsp (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Landfill Gas 14,15811,400,153.73805.21
Sonoma Central Landfill Phase ICounty of Sonoma Dept of Trnsp (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Landfill Gas 9,2857,211,695776.7
Dissigno Healdsburg FPV, LLCKenwood Creek Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Solar 6,159
Bodega Avenue Solar LLCBodega Avenue Solar LLC (100.00%)
Petaluma CA Solar 4,560
Windsor Floating SolarCA ODEVI LLC (100.00%)
Windsor CA Solar 2,720
Cloverdale Solar CenterNextEra Energy (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Solar 2,326
Lavio SolarLavio Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Solar 2,046
Stage Gulch SolarStage Gulch Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Sonoma County CA Solar 1,808

Sonoma County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 17,896,947.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released in Sonoma County due to electricity consumption. This total results in 36.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, so the county ranks 2860th highest in the United States for pollution per capita. Geothermal is the primary fuel type in Sonoma County, with 98.53% of electricity generation coming from the fuel source. Other fuel types used include Natural Gas at 0.57% and Landfill Gas at 0.39%. Sonoma County has 15 power producing plants, which is 70th most in the country.

GEOTHERMAL
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
Geothermal
98.53%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.57%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.39%
SOLAR
Solar
0.33%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.19%

Sonoma County, California Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Sonoma County include Pacific Gas and Electric Company and City of Healdsburg Utilities The state has great net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Sonoma County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 20.78% of electricity generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Sonoma County a rank of 39th best in California out of 58.

Providers In Each City in Sonoma County:

  • Cloverdale, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
  • Cotati, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Healdsburg, California:
    • City of Healdsburg Utilities: 100.00%
  • Petaluma, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Rohnert Park, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Santa Rosa, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Sebastopol, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Sonoma, California:
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
  • Windsor, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 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%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Sonoma County, California?

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

The largest electricity company in Sonoma County, California by megawatt hours sold is Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Sonoma County, California.

How many power plants are in Sonoma County, California?

There are 15 active power plants in Sonoma County, California

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-04