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Stanislaus County, California Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuel sources account for 10.22%, or 240,674.86 megawatt hours, of Stanislaus County's total energy production, giving the county a ranking of 35th in California for total megawatt hours from renewable fuels.

Stanislaus County is the 32 highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 58 counties in the state, with a population of 551,275 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 2,354,780.

Stanislaus County's average residential price per kilowatt hour is 76.56% above the US average price, at 28.28 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.02 cents.

Citizens in Stanislaus County pay $155.79 per month for residential electricity, compared to the California average of $144.71.

Stanislaus County ranks 402nd county out of 3230 counties in the nation in hydroelectric power generation, generating 20,933 megawatt hours per year from hydroelectric plants.

Stanislaus County emits 2,377.5 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the California average of 1,287.2.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,365,216 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.1 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    2,354,780 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    240,675 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    2,114,105 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    4.27 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,310,654,111 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,377.5 kg

Recent Energy News in Modesto

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Modesto Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Electricity Rate for February, 2024

27.17¢ per kWh

  • 9.15% higher than last month
  • 29.6% higher than February last year
  • 19.75% lower than the California average
  • 66.73% higher than the US average
  • 133rd in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 9 since February last year
  • 24,515th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 160 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,106 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Rate

26.53¢ per kWh

  • 1.99% higher than last month
  • 11.5% higher than February last year
  • 19.05% lower than the California average
  • 56.63% higher than the US average
  • 132nd in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 413 since February last year
  • 24,327th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 11 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 142 since February last year

Average Residential Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$147.68 per month

  • 5.97% lower than last month
  • 19.94% higher than February last year
  • 3.61% lower than the California average
  • 17.8% higher than the US average
  • 600th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 75 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 70 since February last year
  • 19,007th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,050 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 6,800 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bill

$157.15 per month

  • 1.32% higher than last month
  • 0.85% higher than February last year
  • 1.55% lower than the California average
  • 18.57% higher than the US average
  • 544th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 51 since February last year
  • 21,604th in the US out of 26,964 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 953 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 103 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

25.02¢ per kWh

  • 5.21% higher than last month
  • 21.68% higher than February last year
  • 17.13% lower than the California average
  • 83.77% higher than the US average
  • 570th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since February last year
  • 25,241st in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 125 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 729 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Rate

24.09¢ per kWh

  • 1.57% higher than last month
  • 9.98% higher than February last year
  • 20.25% lower than the California average
  • 70.56% higher than the US average
  • 565th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 2 since February last year
  • 24,771st in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 186 since February last year

Average Commercial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$698.2 per month

  • 4.4% higher than last month
  • 22.7% higher than February last year
  • 32.75% lower than the California average
  • 58.27% lower than the US average
  • 94th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 36 since February last year
  • 20,283rd in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,860 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,222 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Commercial Bill

$716.53 per month

  • 1.53% higher than last month
  • 8.51% higher than February last year
  • 35.47% lower than the California average
  • 56.38% lower than the US average
  • 94th in the state out of 1,530 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 33 since February last year
  • 18,346th in the US out of 26,992 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 354 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,253 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Rate for February, 2024

18.72¢ per kWh

  • 8.14% higher than last month
  • 21.46% higher than February last year
  • 21.9% lower than the California average
  • 89.94% higher than the US average
  • 95th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 23,660th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 617 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 405 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Rate

18.7¢ per kWh

  • 1.5% higher than last month
  • 14.51% higher than February last year
  • 24.48% lower than the California average
  • 83.3% higher than the US average
  • 94th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 23,555th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank is the same since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 579 since February last year

Average Industrial Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$23,299.61 per month

  • 20.33% higher than last month
  • 17.01% higher than February last year
  • 860.21% higher than the California average
  • 24% lower than the US average
  • 1,508th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since February last year
  • 18,598th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,823 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,433 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Industrial Bill

$24,759.13 per month

  • 1.15% higher than last month
  • 8.18% higher than February last year
  • 616.38% higher than the California average
  • 27.37% lower than the US average
  • 1,506th in the state out of 1,529 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since February last year
  • 18,218th in the US out of 26,382 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 13 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,041 since February last year

Modesto Electricity Production and Emission Data

Average Electricity Emission from All Fuel Types for February, 2024

9,884,971.88 MWh

  • 23.11% lower than last month
  • 28.16% higher than February last year
  • 86.29% higher than the California average
  • 2.36% higher than the US average
  • 25th in the state out of 280 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 8 since February last year
  • 230th in the US out of 2,699 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 31 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Emission from All

11,616,576.82 MWh

  • 5.81% lower than last month
  • 12.64% lower than February last year
  • 71.14% higher than the California average
  • 0.31% lower than the US average
  • 33rd in the state out of 280 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since February last year
  • 255th in the US out of 2,699 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 2 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 65 since February last year

Average Electricity Production from All Fuel Types for February, 2024

15,968 MWh

  • 36.69% lower than last month
  • 2.16% lower than February last year
  • 0.57% higher than the California average
  • 31.03% lower than the US average
  • 38th in the state out of 288 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since February last year
  • 334th in the US out of 2,738 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 42 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 38 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Production from All

23,404.15 MWh

  • 8.08% lower than last month
  • 14.04% lower than February last year
  • 20.69% higher than the California average
  • 8.98% lower than the US average
  • 41st in the state out of 288 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since February last year
  • 302nd in the US out of 2,738 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 11 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 29 since February last year

Average Electricity Emission from Natural Gas Fuel Types for February, 2024

9,884,971.88 MWh

  • 23.11% lower than last month
  • 28.16% higher than February last year
  • 12.51% lower than the California average
  • 32.47% lower than the US average
  • 25th in the state out of 129 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since February last year
  • 155th in the US out of 1,066 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 10 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 10 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Emission from Natural Gas

11,616,576.82 MWh

  • 5.81% lower than last month
  • 12.64% lower than February last year
  • 18.96% lower than the California average
  • 34.46% lower than the US average
  • 32nd in the state out of 129 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 178th in the US out of 1,066 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 37 since February last year

Average Electricity Production from Natural Gas Fuel Types for February, 2024

15,968 MWh

  • 36.69% lower than last month
  • 2.16% lower than February last year
  • 45.84% lower than the California average
  • 58.05% lower than the US average
  • 26th in the state out of 129 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 5 since February last year
  • 167th in the US out of 1,066 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Production from Natural Gas

23,404.15 MWh

  • 8.08% lower than last month
  • 14.04% lower than February last year
  • 34.45% lower than the California average
  • 47.24% lower than the US average
  • 30th in the state out of 129 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 176th in the US out of 1,066 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 27 since February last year

Modesto, CA Electricity Overview

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Modesto's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 28.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.01% below the average California rate of 29.51 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. The average residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $156.6 per month, while the California average is $144.71. Consumers in Modesto pay a 8.21% markup compared to other citizens in the state. The city generates around 1.32 megawatt hours per person a year from electricity generating plants located in its borders, which makes them the 100th highest producer in California out of 1617 cities.

Electricity consumption in Modesto has byproducts of 348,783,964.12 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 18th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 1,599.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 45th highest in California for emissions per capita. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Modesto. Modesto has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Modesto

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.296/kWh$0.169/kWh$242.27/mo.$82.40/mo.
209th26.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Modesto
613th$157.3Average residential monthly electricity bill for Modesto Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Modesto, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Modesto Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED19.68148.76287,934930,342.31183,111,335
Pacific Gas and Electric CompanyBUNDLED35.40170.7810,706,9823,789,904,000
Pilot Power GroupENERGY13.2574.530,6974,067,000
Turlock Irrigation DistrictBUNDLED17.01138.86782,160133,015,000

Zips with electric coverage in Modesto, California include: 95355, 95350, 95351, 95356, 95358, 95363, 95354, 95368, 95357, 95319, 95313

Turlock, CA Electricity Overview

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Turlock's residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 17.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 42.36% below the average California rate of 29.51 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. With an estimated 2,370 total residential customers, Turlock Irrigation District is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The city is the 39th highest producing city out of 1617 cities in California, averaging 21.69 megawatt hours produced per citizen.

Electricity consumption in Turlock has byproducts of 181,088,521.3 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 47th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 2,504.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 20th highest in California for emissions per capita. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Turlock. Turlock has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Turlock

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.178/kWh$0.149/kWh$228.97/mo.$92.93/mo.
78th17.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Turlock
119th$138.86Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED17.01138.861,568,433782,160133,015,000

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

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Ceres, CA Electricity Overview

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Ceres' residents pay an average residential electricity rate of 17.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 42.36% below the average California rate of 29.51 cents, a welcome situation for citizens of the city. Turlock Irrigation District has an estimated 1,340 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city. There is 45.76% more electricity used in Ceres than is produced, meaning the city must import from neighboring cities and counties.

Electricity consumption in Ceres has byproducts of 135,080,894.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 68th highest amount of any city in the state. This total equates to 2,749.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, ranking the city 13th highest in California for emissions per capita. Natural Gas makes up 100.00% of the fuel types used for electricity production in Ceres. Ceres has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ceres

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.178/kWh$0.149/kWh$228.97/mo.$92.93/mo.
78th17.01¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ceres
119th$138.86Average 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 DistrictBUNDLED17.01138.86205,763782,160133,015,000

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

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Electricity 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 1,568,433643,475,333.9410.27
Modesto CA Natural Gas 287,934143,302,378.66497.69
Ceres CA Natural Gas 205,763116,535,200.46566.36
Covanta Stanislaus EnergyCovanta (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 87,564205,185,304.312,343.26
Central 40Idemitsu Renewables (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Solar 71,370
Axium Modesto SolarAxium US Solar Holdings LLC (100.00%)
Del Rio CDP CA Solar 62,040
Frontier Solar LLCFrontier Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Solar 46,590
Frankenheimer Power PlantSouth San Joaquin Irr District (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 6,563
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 6,370
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 5,982
Robert O Schulz Solar FarmSouth San Joaquin Irr District (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Solar 2,132
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 2,110
Stanislaus County CA Natural Gas 2,0972,528,434.711,205.74
Woodward Power PlantSouth San Joaquin Irr District (100.00%)
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric -26
Stanislaus County CA Conventional Hydroelectric -66
Stanislaus County CA Distillate Fuel Oil -76611,631.23-8,047.78

Stanislaus County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Stanislaus County is the 258th worst ranked county in the country when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the county releasing 1,310,654,110.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Averaging 2,377.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the county ranks 2447th worst for emissions per capita. Over 87.62% of electricity in Stanislaus County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Solar and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste are the second and third most used fuels for electricity generation. Solar is used to make 182,132 megawatt hours (7.73%) of electricity production and Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste makes up 45,968.24 megawatt hours (1.95%) of total production in the county. Stanislaus County has the 90th most power producing plants of any county in the nation, with 16 total power plants.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
87.62%
SOLAR
Solar
7.73%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.95%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
1.60%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.89%
OTHER
Other
0.21%

Stanislaus County, California Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Stanislaus County include Modesto Irrigation District, Turlock Irrigation District, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company At the state level, California has highly favorable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 4 companies in Stanislaus County that report energy loss. Together, these 4 providers average a yearly energy loss of 13.09% of electricity generated. The countrywide average for energy loss is 2.87% while the California average is 9.15%, resulting in a rank of 2960th best in the United States and a state rank of 16th best out of 3230 and 58 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Stanislaus County:

  • Ceres, California:
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Hughson, California:
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Modesto, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 44.07%
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 44.11%
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 11.81%
  • Newman, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Oakdale, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 50.00%
  • Patterson, California:
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Riverbank, California:
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 50.00%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Turlock, California:
    • Turlock Irrigation District: 100.00%
  • Waterford, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 50.01%
    • Modesto Irrigation District: 49.99%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Stanislaus County, California?

The largest electricity company in Stanislaus County, California by total customer count is Modesto Irrigation District.

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

Stanislaus County, California is home to 5 electricity companies offering service in the area.

How many power plants are within Stanislaus County, California?

Stanislaus County, California is home to 16 active power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Stanislaus County, California?

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-03-29