Tulare County, California Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Tulare County, California Electricity Overview

While the national average residential electricity rate is 14.46 cents per kilowatt hour, Tulare County's average price is 77.97% higher at 25.74 cents per kilowatt hour.

Tulare County generates 6.87% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 0.11 megawatt hours per citizen and ranks Tulare County as the 875th highest county out of 3221 counties in the United States for non-renewable production per capita a year.

Averaging production of 1.59 megawatt hours per citizen a year, Tulare County ranks 1337th out of 3221 counties in the United States in production per capita.

Tulare County generates 93.13% of its electricity from renewable fuel types, or 1.48 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

Tulare County emits 1,084.63 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the US average of 4,459.99.

Tulare County has the 619th highest pollution level from electricity consumption in the US, emitting 513,158,645.81 kilograms of CO2 gases.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,966,886 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.27 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    751,462 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    699,855 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    51,607 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.59 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    513,158,646 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,084.63 kg

Visalia, CA Electricity Overview

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Visalia's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 25.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 1.05% more than the state's average price of 24.90 cents, ranking the city at 283rd out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $129.86, while the Visalia average is 20.49% less at $103.25 per month. Power plants in the city produce, on average, 0.13 megawatt hours per person from non-renewable fuels.

When it comes to electricity generation, Visalia's main fuel is Natural Gas, making up 18,588.64 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 1,428.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 60th worst in California out of 1617 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,428.77 kilograms per person and 141,384 residents in the city, the city emits 202,005,041.86 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 January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.338/kWh$0.000/kWh$232.98/mo.$0.00/mo.
251st25.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Visalia
250th$130.05Average 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 GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

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Tulare, CA Electricity Overview

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Tulare's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 25.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 1.05% more than the state's average price of 24.90 cents, ranking the city at 283rd out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Electricity generation plants in the city have allowed a 29.51% rise in the amount of non-renewable fuels burned each year. With 44.04% of its electricity generation coming from renewable fuel sources, the city ranks 109th out of 1617 cities in California for total electricity production from renewable sources.

When it comes to electricity generation, Tulare's main fuel is Natural Gas, making up 21,875.04 megawatt hours, or 55.96% of generation in the city. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 1,486.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 52nd worst in California out of 1617 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,486.47 kilograms per person and 68,875 residents in the city, the city emits 102,380,879.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Tulare has 2 electricity plants, which is the 58th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tulare

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.338/kWh$0.000/kWh$232.98/mo.$0.00/mo.
251st25.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tulare
250th$130.05Average 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 GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.7920,393,8155,162,112,000

Porterville, CA Electricity Overview

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Porterville's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 25.16 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately, this is 1.05% more than the state's average price of 24.90 cents, ranking the city at 283rd out of 1617 cities in the state for best average electricity price. Electricity generation plants in the city have accomplished a 16.03% increase the use of renewable fuel types versus non-renewable fuels. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Southern California Edison.

When it comes to electricity generation, Porterville's main fuel is Solar, making up 13,367 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 1,284.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them 1540th worst in California out of 1617 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,284.16 kilograms per person and 62,623 residents in the city, the city emits 80,417,848.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Porterville has 2 electricity plants, which is the 58th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Porterville

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.338/kWh$0.000/kWh$232.98/mo.$0.00/mo.
251st25.31¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Porterville
250th$130.05Average 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 GroupENERGY13.236.79995131,600
Southern California EdisonBUNDLED25.31129.798,08920,393,8155,162,112,000

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
Tulare County CA Solar 112,266
LucianaTulare Solar Center, LLC (100.00%)
Richgrove CDP CA Solar 51,249
Tulare County CA Solar 50,031
Tulare County CA Solar 48,284
Tulare County CA Solar 48,195
Tulare County CA Solar 48,183
Tulare County CA Solar 47,964
Tulare County CA Solar 43,595
Nicolis Solar PV PlantLS Power (100.00%)
Tulare County CA Solar 40,152
Tulare County CA Solar 37,005
Tulare County CA Solar 35,935
Atwell IslandAtwell Solar Trust 2012 (100.00%)
Tulare County CA Solar 35,526
Tropico Solar PV PlantLS Power (100.00%)
Tulare County CA Solar 27,060
Central CA Fuel Cell 1Clearway Energy (100.00%)
Tulare CA Natural Gas 20,6829,928,693.32480.06
Kaweah Delta District HospitalKaweah Delta Hospital (100.00%)
Visalia CA Natural Gas 18,588.6417,988,560.38967.72
Tulare BioMAT Fuel CellFuel Cell Energy (100.00%)
Tulare CA Other Biomass Gas 18,4089,176,028.5498.48
Delano Energy CenterCalifornia Holdings Delano 2 LLC (1.00%)California Holdings Delano LLC (99.00%)
Tulare County CA Natural Gas 11,1436,405,668.5574.86
Solar Photovoltaic Project #42Southern California Edison (100.00%)
Porterville CA Solar 8,089
FarmersvilleLS Power (100.00%)
Tulare County CA Solar 7,836
Tulare County CA Solar 7,429

Tulare County, California Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tulare County's main fuel consumed for electricity generation is Solar. They produce 680,359 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Natural Gas and Other Biomass Gas are also highly used fuel sources in the county, with 6.87% and 2.29% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. The county's citizens average 1,084.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption. Total emissions in the county are 513,158,645.81 kilograms, which is the 21st highest total amount of pollution for any county in California. Tulare County is home to 30 electricity plants, which is the 11th highest number of plants within a county in California.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
90.54%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
6.87%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
2.29%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.30%

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 15.66% of electricity generated. The US average is 2.76%, resulting in Tulare County having a rank of 2958th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Tulare County:

  • Dinuba, California:
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Exeter, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
  • Farmersville, California:
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
  • Lindsay, California:
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
  • Porterville, California:
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
  • Tulare, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
  • Visalia, California:
    • Southern California Edison: 14.29%
    • 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%
  • Woodlake, California:
    • Pacific Gas and Electric Company: 0.26%
    • Pilot Power Group: 14.29%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 14.29%
    • Freedom Energy: 14.29%
    • StateWise Energy: 14.29%
    • Commercial Energy of California: 14.29%
    • Hudson Energy: 14.29%
    • Southern California Edison: 14.03%

* 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?

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 30 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-04