Bear Valley Electric

About Bear Valley Electric

A total of 23,072 residential customers, 1,498 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 29.07 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for their patrons, this rate is more than both the California and the US average prices of 22.49 and 13.40 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.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Bear Valley Electric is $92.88 per month. Customers of the provider pay 26.10% less compared to the rest of the state. Bear Valley Electric is the 580th largest provider out of 3510 electricity companies in the country based on number of customers. Bear Valley Electric produces 1,295 megawatt hours from their generation facilities, which ranks them as the 682nd highest producer of electricity in the US out of 3510 suppliers. Electricity production facilities owned or managed by the provider use non-renewable fuel types to generate 100.00% of their total electricity generation, or 1,295 megawatt hours. They rank 430th in the country out of 3510 providers.

Bear Valley Electric Net Metering

Bear Valley Electric is one of 46 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 43rd best out of the 66 providers that operate in the state and report energy loss and 1398th best out of 3510 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.
2928th29.07¢Bear Valley Electric's Average residential price per kWh
884th$92.88Average 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

Bear Valley Electric ranks 46th in the state out of 66 suppliers for total electricity production from natural gas, with generation totaling 1,295 megawatt hours each year.

Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


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Bear Valley Electric Energy Makeup

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Bear Valley Electric State Coverage

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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 1,295702,991.94542.85

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 bundled bill for Bear Valley Electric customers each month?

Consumers of Bear Valley Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $92.88.

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 bundled electricity rate for Bear Valley Electric customers?

Consumers of Bear Valley Electric, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 29.07 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-21