Merced Irrigation District

About Merced Irrigation District

Merced Irrigation District is a political subdivision located in Merced, California and supplying electricity to customers in 3 cities in California such as the cities of Merced, Atwater, Livingston, Winton CDP, and Franklin CDP (Merced County). The company last disclosed a total of 10,814 customers, 85.23% of which are residential properties, 13.85% are commercial customers and 0.92% are industrial properties. Merced Irrigation District's customers are charged an average residential electricity price of 17.47 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is less than the California average rate of 21.86 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the national average of 13.26 cents. About 252,573 megawatt hours were sold to other suppliers via whole channels in 2020. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 242,914 of them were generated by power production facilities owned by the company and 555,369 megawatt hours were obtained via the wholesale electricity market. In 2020 the provider had total electricity related revenue of $87,880,600, with 74.87% coming from retail sales and 19.23% from wholesale electricity sales.

Consumers of the provider have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $120.3. This is 2.01% more than the US average of $117.93. The company generates 100.00% of their total number of megawatt hours produced, which is 241,223 megawatt hours, from renewable fuels. Merced Irrigation District is ranked as the 315th highest electricity producer in the United States out of 3510 providers. The provider is the 15th largest producer of hydroelectric power out of 49 suppliers in California, with total generation reaching 241,223 megawatt hours during the course of the previous 12 months.

Merced Irrigation District Net Metering

Offering net metering to customers is a win-win situation for Merced Irrigation District and residents who get their electricity from the company. This makes it easier for residents in the area to install solar and other alternative electricity options as they have the ability to sell unneeded electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity companies regularly submit data for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Merced Irrigation District recently reported a loss of 3.74% of their electricity production total. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 23rd best out of 49 companies who report energy loss in the state.

Merced Irrigation District Rate & Electric Bills

Merced Irrigation District residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.175/kWh$0.160/kWh$120.30/mo.$96.82/mo.
2816th17.47¢Merced Irrigation District's Average residential price per kWh
1901st$120.3Average monthly electric bill for Merced Irrigation District's residential customers

Merced Irrigation District Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Headquarters:744 West 20th Street
    Merced, California 95340
    United States of America
  • CEO:John Sweigard

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Quick Facts About Merced Irrigation District

Merced Irrigation District is the 40th largest provider out of 49 suppliers in California based on number of customers.

Energy provider of the year for California, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
California, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for California, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
California, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Merced Irrigation District's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.74%

Total Energy Loss

29,847MWh

561 National Rank

Merced Irrigation District Energy Makeup

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Merced Irrigation District State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
California10,81465,800,30033100%

Merced Irrigation District County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Merced County277,680423.75$146.81/mo

Power Plants Owned by Merced Irrigation District

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Mariposa County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 205,063
Mariposa County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 23,860
Merced County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 7,116
Merced County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 5,184

Merced Irrigation District Fuel Makeup

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Cities Merced Irrigation District Has Coverage

  • Atwater, CA
  • Livingston, CA
  • Merced, CA

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Merced Irrigation District FAQ:

What cities does Merced Irrigation District provider electricity in?

Merced Irrigation District serves 3 cities.

Who is the CEO of Merced Irrigation District?

The CEO of Merced Irrigation District is John Sweigard.

What is the phone number for Merced Irrigation District?

Merced Irrigation District's customer service phone number is (209) 722-3041

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Merced Irrigation District customers?

Merced Irrigation Districts current average bundled electricity rate is 17.47 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average California bundled rate of 21.86 cents and the average United States rate of 13.26 cents.

What percentage of Merced Irrigation District’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Merced Irrigation District generates 0% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

What percentage of Merced Irrigation District’s electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Power generation plants owned by or associated with Merced Irrigation District generate 100.00% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

How much is the average bundled bill for Merced Irrigation District customers each month?

Customers of Merced Irrigation District pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $120.30.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Merced Irrigation District?

There are 4 power plants associated with or owned by Merced Irrigation District.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-10