Stanislaus County, California Electric Profile

Stanislaus County generates 88.60% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel types. This equates to 3.76 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Stanislaus County as the 584th highest county in the country out of 3220 counties for non-renewable generation per capita a year.

Stanislaus County produces 1,994,604.7 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 228th in the US out of 3220 counties for natural gas generation.

Stanislaus County is the 448th largest generator of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation, producing 2,336,549 megawatt hours.

Stanislaus County has emissions of 2,575.57 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the US average of 4,494.55.

Stanislaus County is the 1160th largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the country, with a population of 550,660 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 2,336,549.

Power facilities in Stanislaus County have accomplished a 0.65% drop in the usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation during the previous year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,429,696 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.23 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,336,549 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    266,417 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,070,132 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,418,262,484 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,575.57 kg

Modesto, CA Electric Overview

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On average, inhabitants living within Modesto are billed a residential electricity rate of 17.57 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 19.65% lower than the state's average rate of 21.86 cents and 30.59% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. Power plants in the city are fueled by non-renewable fuels for 100.00% of the megawatt hours generate. This is 27th most out of 1522 cities in the state. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $149.57 per month, while the state average is $125.67. Patrons in Modesto are stuck with a 19.02% higher bill compared to the rest of the state.

The use of electricity in Modesto accounts for 405,590,091.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 18th highest in California out of 1522 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the city, which is 1,907.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Modesto as the 54th highest polluting city in the state. The primary fuel source used in Modesto is Natural Gas, making up 99.87% of the fuel used in the city for electricity production. There are 2 power producing plants in Modesto, which is the 77th most plants in a city in California and the 2597th highest rate of power plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Modesto

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.137/kWh$243.08/mo.$87.71/mo.
239th17.57¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Modesto
682nd$149.57Average residential monthly electricity bill for Modesto Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Modesto, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Modesto Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED18.01151.28460,0581,017,404183,269,426
Turlock Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED15.90143.24846,502134,623,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Zips with electric coverage in Modesto, California include: 95355, 95350, 95351, 95356, 95358, 95354, 95368, 95357, 95319

Turlock, CA Electric Overview

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Turlock's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 15.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 27.25% lower than the average state rate of 21.86 cents and 18.24% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $125.67, while the Turlock average is 13.98% higher at $143.24 per month. This is the 703rd lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. There has been a 12.69% drop in usage of non-renewable fuel sources in the city.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Turlock averages 2,598.97 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 26th worst in California out of 1522 cities for emissions efficiency. At 2,598.97 kilograms per person and 72,904 citizens in the city, the city emits 189,475,232.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 52nd worst rank in California for total emissions. The city is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 77th most plants within a city in California and the 176th highest rate of plants per citizen out of the state's 1522 cities. Turlock's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Turlock

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.151/kWh$221.61/mo.$92.93/mo.
197th15.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Turlock
655th$143.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Turlock Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Turlock, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Turlock Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED15.90143.241,124,191846,502134,623,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Zips with electric coverage in Turlock, California include: 95380, 95382, 95316

Ceres, CA Electric Overview

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Ceres averages a residential electricity rate of 15.90 cents per kilowatt hour paid by consumers within the city borders, which is 27.25% below the average California price of 21.86 cents and 18.24% higher than the US average of 13.45 cents. With annual generation of 410,942 megawatt hours, the city is the 34th largest generator of electricity in the state. There is a surplus of 110,648.97 megawatt hours in the city due to the fact that citizens are using 36.85% less electricity than is produced. This leads to the need to export or store the additional megawatt hours.

Emissions in Ceres average 3,510.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident due to electricity consumption, which ranks them as the 12th worst polluting city out of 1522 cities in California based on emissions per capita. This adds up to total emissions of 169,242,895.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the city 62nd highest for total emissions in California. The city has one electricity producing plant, which is 132nd highest in the state and 192nd most in the state when counting plants per capita. Ceres's primary fuel source used for electricity production is Natural Gas. The city generates 100.00% of the total production in the city from this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ceres

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.169/kWh$0.151/kWh$221.61/mo.$92.93/mo.
197th15.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ceres
655th$143.24Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ceres Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ceres, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Turlock Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED15.90143.24410,942846,502134,623,000
Western Area Power AdministrationBUNDLED

Zips with electric coverage in Ceres, California include: 95351, 95307, 95358, 95326

Energy Production in Stanislaus County, California

Power Plants in Stanislaus County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Turlock CA Natural Gas 1,124,212468,530,040.58416.76
Modesto CA Natural Gas 458,225199,161,718.14434.64
Ceres CA Natural Gas 410,942231,603,822.52563.59
Covanta Stanislaus EnergyCovanta (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 134,707257,869,815.681,914.3
Central 40
Stanislaus County CA Solar 62,297
Axium Modesto SolarAxium US Solar Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Solar 61,170
Frontier Solar LLCFrontier Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Solar 49,614
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 13,643
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 8,290
Patterson CA Solar 4,515
Hickman CDP CA Conventional Hydroelectric 3,647
Woodward Power PlantSouth San Joaquin Irr District (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 1,866
Modesto CA Natural Gas 1,8332,253,929.371,229.64
Robert O Schulz Solar FarmSouth San Joaquin Irr District (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Solar 1,567
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 110
Turlock CA Distillate Fuel Oil -21573,925.72-27,329.8
Frankenheimer Power PlantSouth San Joaquin Irr District (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric -68

Stanislaus County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Stanislaus County's primary fuel type used for electricity generation is Natural Gas. They generate 1,994,604.7 megawatt hours, or 85.37% of the total production in the county, from this fuel type. Solar (7.67%) is also used in electricity production, as well as Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (3.13%). Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 2,575.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use. Total emissions in the county are 1,418,262,484.36 kilograms, which is the 243rd worst total amount of pollution for any county in the country. Stanislaus County has 17 electricity generation plants, which is 78th highest in the nation and 1478th most when considering plants per citizen in the county.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
85.37%
SOLAR
Solar
7.67%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
3.13%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
2.56%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.18%
OTHER
Other
0.11%

Stanislaus County, California Net Metering

Roughly 75.00% of the electricity suppliers in Stanislaus County offer net metering to their customers. California has some of the best regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

Stanislaus County has 3 providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss amount for these companies is 21.27%. The US average for energy loss is 2.76% and the California average is 11.94%, resulting in a rank of 2953rd best in the nation and a state rank of 18th best out of 3220 and 58 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Stanislaus County:

  • Ceres, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 50.00%
  • Hughson, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 50.00%
  • Modesto, California:
    • PG&E & Modesto Irrigation District: 28.26%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 35.87%
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 7.62%
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 28.26%
  • Newman, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Oakdale, California:
    • PG&E & Modesto Irrigation District: 50.00%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
  • Patterson, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.03%
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 49.97%
  • Riverbank, California:
    • PG&E & Modesto Irrigation District: 44.55%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 44.55%
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 10.90%
  • Turlock, California:
    • Western Area Power Administration: 50.00%
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 50.00%
  • Waterford, California:
    • PG&E & Modesto Irrigation District: 33.29%
    • Western Area Power Administration: 33.42%
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 33.29%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Stanislaus County, California?

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Stanislaus County, California?

By total revenue, Modesto Irrigation District is the largest electricity provider in Stanislaus County, California.

How many power plants are within Stanislaus County, California?

Stanislaus County, California has 17 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Stanislaus County, California has 4 electricity providers serving consumers in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-22