Bear Valley Electric

A total of 23,044 residential customers, 1,499 commercial customer accounts and 7 industrial accounts are supplied electricity by the company. Bear Valley Electric's customers are charged an average residential electricity rate of 28.41 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for their patrons, this rate is more than both the California and the US average prices of 21.86 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. They sold 136,299 megawatt hours in 2020 through traditional retail accounts. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of multiple sources including megawatt hours they produce in their power facilities and additional megawatt hours acquired by way of wholesale channels. These two categories comprise 0.83% and 102.24%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. In 2020 the company had total electricity related revenue of $36,855,100, with 99.72% coming from retail sales.

About Bear Valley Electric

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Bear Valley Electric is $92.15 per month. Customers of the provider pay 27.87% less compared to the rest of the state. During the past 12 months the company's electricity sales activities were responsible for an increase in CO2 emission amounts of 10.05%. The company's generating facilities generate 1,295 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas. This amount makes them 338th highest supplier out of 3511 suppliers in the nation for total natural gas production. The provider produces 430th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels per year.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Bear Valley Electric’s electricity sales have resulted in 63,169,536.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 1464th highest in the nation out of 3511 providers. Additionally, the company ranks 177th worst in the country for pollution per megawatt hour sold, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. Bear Valley Electric had approximately 100.00%, or 1,295 megawatt hours, of its electricity produced from Natural Gas. Bear Valley Electric has ownership of or associations with one power plant throughout their service area. This is the 225th highest number of generating facilities connected with an electricity company out of the 30 companies operating that we gather data on in the state and 1112th out of 3511 in the United States.

Bear Valley Electric Net Metering

Bear Valley Electric is one of 29 electricity providers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. This is a positive for any customer potentially purchasing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unneeded electricity into the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity suppliers regularly submit reports on energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Bear Valley Electric recently reported a loss of 12.72% of the electricity generation. Bear Valley Electric's energy loss numbers give them a ranking of 4th worst out of the 30 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 18th worst out of 3511 in the US.

Bear Valley Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.360/kWh$0.224/kWh$128.46/mo.$59.01/mo.
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427th$92.15Average monthly electric bill for Bear Valley Electric's residential customers

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

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Bear Valley Electric is the 118th highest producer of electricity out of 30 electricity providers in California, producing 1,295 megawatt hours.

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Releasing 63,169,536.27 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Bear Valley Electric comes in as the 101st worst polluting electricity company in California out of the 30 we track.

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Bear Valley Electric is the 90th largest supplier out of 30 electricity companies in the state based on total megawatt hours sold.

Energy Loss

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

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Bear Valley Electric Energy Makeup

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Bear Valley Electric Fuel Makeup

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Bear Valley Electric FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Bear Valley Electric?

Paul Marconi is the CEO of Bear Valley Electric.

What percentage of Bear Valley Electric’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuels?

Bear Valley Electric generates 100.00% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

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

Consumers of Bear Valley Electric pay, on average, a monthly bill of $92.15.

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

There is one power plant owned by or associated with Bear Valley Electric.

What is the phone number for Bear Valley Electric?

You can reach Bear Valley Electric by phone via (800) 808-2837.

What company is Bear Valley Electric owned by?

Bear Valley Electric is owned by American States Water Company.

What percentage of Bear Valley Electric’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Power facilities owned by or associated with Bear Valley Electric produce 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

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

Consumers of Bear Valley Electric, on average, have an electricity rate 28.41 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-10-13