Bear Valley Electric: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Bear Valley Electric

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About Bear Valley Electric

Bear Valley Electric provides electricity for Big Bear Lake, California and is an investor owned entity. The residential electricity price for consumers of Bear Valley Electric is, on average, 32.67 cents per kilowatt hour , which is higher than both the California and nationwide average prices of 29.41 and 15.73 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Roughly 142,433 megawatt hours were sold by the supplier to retail end users in 2022. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 1.62% and 100.44%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced by the company. Power facilities the company owns produced 2,498 megawatt hours and an additional 154,896 megawatt hours were purchased via the wholesale electricity market. The revenue for the company in 2022 from electricity sales was $40,407,700, with 98.79% coming from retail sales to end users.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Bear Valley Electric is $99.42 per month. Customers of the company pay 34.37% less compared to the rest of the state. The company generates 419th megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels per year, making them 45th out of 63 suppliers in the state. The provider is not associated with any electricity plants and all of the power that they sell to their customers must be purchased from other providers. The provider ranks 44th highest supplier in California out of 63 providers for total megawatt hours produced from the use of natural gas.

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 7.29% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 1277th best out of 3517 suppliers reporting energy loss in the US.

Bear Valley Electric Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.442/kWh$0.224/kWh$142.56/mo.$59.01/mo.
2901st32.67¢Bear Valley Electric's Average residential price per kWh
832nd$99.42Average monthly electricity bill for Bear Valley Electric's residential customers

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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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Bear Valley Electric Service

  • States Served:
    • California
  • Counties Served:
    • San Bernardino County
  • Major Cities Served:
    • Big Bear City CDP
    • Big Bear Lake

Quick Facts About Bear Valley Electric

Bear Valley Electric is the 47th largest supplier out of 63 providers in California based on total megawatt hours sold.

The provider is ranked 638th in the United States for total electricity production, generating 1,760 megawatt hours.

Energy Loss

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


Total Energy Loss


1277 National Rank

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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 County2,193,6561031.74$158.16/mo

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Bear Valley Electric FAQ:

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 $99.42.

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

Bear Valley Electric's current average bundled electricity rate is 32.67 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average California bundled rate of 29.41 cents and the average nationwide rate of 15.73 cents.

What is the phone number for Bear Valley Electric?

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

What percentage of Bear Valley Electric's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

Electric facilities owned by or associated with Bear Valley Electric produce 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

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

Bear Valley Electric produces 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What company is Bear Valley Electric owned by?

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

Who is the CEO of Bear Valley Electric?

The CEO of Bear Valley Electric is Paul Marconi.

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