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Bear Valley Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Bear Valley Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.442/kWh$0.224/kWh$142.56/mo.$59.01/mo.
2930th30.50¢Bear Valley Electric's Average residential price per kWh
883rd$94.99Average monthly electricity bill for Bear Valley Electric's residential customers

About Bear Valley Electric

Bear Valley Electric provides electricity for Big Bear Lake, California and is an investor owned entity. Electricity companies must regularly report the number of customers signed up for their services to government agencies. In the most recent report the provider disclosed a total of 24,626 customers receiving electricity from the company. Approximately 0.03% of these customers are industrial properties, 6.09% are commercial customer accounts and 93.88% are residential properties. On average, Bear Valley Electric's patrons spend 30.50 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity. This is 30.62% above the state's average rate of 23.35 cents, resulting in the supplier ranking 65th out of 67 suppliers in California for lowest average electricity price. The company sold 136,299 megawatt hours in 2020 by way of traditional retail sales. During the same timeframe, the company generated 1,295 megawatt hours in power production plants owned by the provider and procured 160,282 megawatt hours via wholesale electricity channels. In 2020, the company made a total of $36,855,100 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $36,753,300 from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Bear Valley Electric is $94.99 per month. Customers of the company pay 26.49% less compared to the rest of the state. The company generates 430th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels per year, making them 48th out of 63 suppliers in the state. Bear Valley Electric produces 1,906 megawatt hours from their electricity facilities, which ranks them as the 642nd largest producer of electricity out of 3510 electricity providers in the United States. The supplier's production facilities have output of 1,906 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas as the fuel source.

Bear Valley Electric Net Metering

Consumers of Bear Valley Electric can take advantage of net metering solutions, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering allows private individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar and other electricity sources more financially viable.

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity production business. Suppliers must report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Bear Valley Electric recently reported a yearly loss of around 12.72% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 1397th best out of 3510 suppliers reporting energy loss in the US.

Bear Valley Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:American States Water Company
  • Headquarters:42020 Garstin Drive
    Big Bear Lake, California 92315
    United States of America
  • CEO:Paul Marconi

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Quick Facts About Bear Valley Electric

Bear Valley Electric is the 32nd largest supplier out of 63 providers in California based on customer count.

Energy Loss

Bear Valley Electric's energy loss due to business operations.


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1397 National Rank

Bear Valley Electric Energy Makeup

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Bear Valley Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Bear Valley Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
San Bernardino County2,181,6541023.13$102.07/mo

Power Plants Owned by Bear Valley Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bear Valley Power PlantBear Valley Electric (100.00%)
Big Bear Lake CA Natural Gas 1,906929,664.26487.76

Bear Valley Electric Fuel Makeup

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Bear Valley Electric FAQ:

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Bear Valley Electric customers?

Bear Valley Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 30.50 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average California bundled rate of 23.35 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.67 cents.

What is the average bundled bill for Bear Valley Electric customers each month?

Bear Valley Electric currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $94.99, compared to the California average of $127.04 and the US of $127.04 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Bear Valley Electric?

Bear Valley Electric's customer service phone number is (800) 808-2837

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Bear Valley Electric?

Bear Valley Electric owns or is associated with one power plant.

Who is the CEO of Bear Valley Electric?

The CEO of Bear Valley Electric is Paul Marconi.

What percentage of Bear Valley Electric's electricity is produced from renewable fuel sources?

Power plants owned by or associated with Bear Valley Electric generate 0% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What company is Bear Valley Electric owned by?

Bear Valley Electric is a subsidiary of American States Water Company.

What percentage of Bear Valley Electric's electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Bear Valley Electric produces 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2022-08-01