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Tulare County, California Electricity Overview

While many counties attempt to decrease non-renewable fuel types, Tulare County's burning of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production purposes has increased by 1.86% over the past year.

Tulare County generates 5.10% of their required electricity and must bring in the additional 94.90% from neighboring counties.

Throughout the past year, Tulare County has experienced a 2.17% increase in production of electricity from solar power, up from 124,685 megawatt hours each year to 127,391 megawatt hours a year.

Tulare County is home to 477,544 citizens and its power generation facilities produce 148,573.7 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a generation per capita average of 0.31 megawatt hours per capita.

Tulare County is ranked as the 305th largest consumer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the country with 2,910,519.89 megawatt hours being used by residents for their electricity needs.

As the 39th highest generator of electricity out of 58 counties in the state, Tulare County generates 148,573.7 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuel types.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,910,520 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.09 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    148,574 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    127,391 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    21,183 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.31 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    551,657,950 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,155.2 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Visalia

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Visalia Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

38.64¢ per kWh

  • 5.22% higher than last month
  • 9.35% higher than April last year
  • 12.8% higher than the California average
  • 128.48% higher than the US average
  • 647th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 6 since April last year
  • 30,456th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 53 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 292 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

30.17¢ per kWh

  • 0.92% higher than last month
  • 15.54% higher than April last year
  • 0.09% higher than the California average
  • 87.14% higher than the US average
  • 645th in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 21 since April last year
  • 30,228th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 295 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 727 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$118.74 per month

  • 12.2% lower than last month
  • 13.41% lower than April last year
  • 9.95% lower than the California average
  • 5.32% higher than the US average
  • 532nd in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 94 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 76 since April last year
  • 22,160th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 1,454 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,909 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$145.69 per month

  • 1.04% lower than last month
  • 1.99% lower than April last year
  • 0.12% lower than the California average
  • 7.07% higher than the US average
  • 552nd in the state out of 1,588 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 22 since April last year
  • 20,767th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 290 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,003 since April last year

Visalia, CA Electricity Overview

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Visalia's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 30.17 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 0.09% more than the state's average price of 30.14 cents, ranking the city at 645th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. There was a 1.86% increase in the use of non-renewable fuel sources in Visalia. Visalia electricity customers use 4142.22% of the electricity produced within the city limits and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up the difference.

When it comes to electricity generation, Visalia's main fuel is Natural Gas, making up 21,182.7 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of generation in the city. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,278.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 41st worst in California out of 1617 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,278.02 kilograms per person and 143,965 residents in the city, the city emits 183,990,436.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Visalia has one electricity plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Visalia

Visalia residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.394/kWh$0.000/kWh$270.37/mo.$0.00/mo.
645th30.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Visalia
552nd$145.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Visalia Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Visalia, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED30.86145.6818,041,8615,566,858,000

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Tulare, CA Electricity Overview

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Tulare's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 30.17 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 0.09% more than the state's average price of 30.14 cents, ranking the city at 645th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Selling an estimated 19,778.74 megawatt hours a year, Southern California Edison is the largest supplier in the city.

Tulare has no power generation plants. The city is the 130th worst ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the city emitting 83,122,172.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,175.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 61st highest polluting city in California when calculating by CO2 pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tulare

Tulare residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.394/kWh$0.000/kWh$270.37/mo.$0.00/mo.
645th30.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tulare
552nd$145.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tulare Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tulare, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED30.86145.6818,041,8615,566,858,000

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Porterville, CA Electricity Overview

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Porterville's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 30.17 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 0.09% more than the state's average price of 30.14 cents, ranking the city at 645th out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Selling an estimated 17,830.73 megawatt hours a year, Southern California Edison is the largest supplier in the city.

Porterville has no power generation plants. The city is the 150th worst ranked city in the state out of 1617 when it comes to total emissions from electricity use, with the city emitting 73,096,713.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More telling of the city's pollution reality is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,175.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 474th highest polluting city in California when calculating by CO2 pollution per capita.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Porterville

Porterville residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.394/kWh$0.000/kWh$270.37/mo.$0.00/mo.
645th30.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Porterville
552nd$145.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Porterville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Porterville, California

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Commercial Energy of CaliforniaENERGY
Pilot Power GroupENERGY15.5078.727,771.334,304,508.42
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED30.86145.689,37818,041,8615,566,858,000

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Electricity Production in Tulare County, California

Power Plants in Tulare County, California

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
LucianaTulare Solar Center, LLC (100.00%)
Richgrove CDP CA Solar 127,3914/2057
Kaweah Delta District HospitalKaweah Delta Hospital (100.00%)
Visalia CA Natural Gas 21,182.718,793,268.34887.2

Tulare County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When it comes to electricity generation, Tulare County's main fuel is Solar, making up 127,391 megawatt hours, or 85.74% of generation in the county. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. The county averages 1,155.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 36th highest in California out of 58 counties for emissions efficiency. At 1,155.2 kilograms per person and 39,029,342 residents in the county, the county emits 551,657,949.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 18th worst amount in California for total pollution from electricity consumption. Tulare County has 2 power generation plants within its borders. This is the 331st most plants within a county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
85.74%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
14.26%

Tulare County, California Net Metering

Of the 4 electric providers in Tulare County, 50.00% of them report that they offer net metering. The state has some of the best net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other types of electricity generation more realistic.

Energy Loss

There are 3 electricity companies in Tulare County that report energy loss, including Southern California Edison, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, and Pilot Power Group. Together, these 3 companies average an annual energy loss of 14.17% of electricity generated. The US average is 2.87%, resulting in Tulare County having a rank of 2959th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Tulare County:

  • Dinuba, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 100.00%
  • Exeter, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Farmersville, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Lindsay, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Porterville, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Tulare, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Visalia, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 100.00%
  • Woodlake, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 1.79%
    • Southern California Edison: 98.21%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Tulare County, California?

County Customers RankProviderEst. County Customers
1Southern California Edison290,880
2Pacific Gas and Electric Company24,286
3Pilot Power Group250
4Commercial Energy of California47

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

By total customer count, Southern California Edison is the largest electricity company in Tulare County, California.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers offering service in Tulare County, California.

How many power plants are in Tulare County, California?

Tulare County, California has 2 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-03