Sacramento Municipal Utility District: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

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About Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Sacramento Municipal Utility District provides electricity for 6 cities in the state. The entity is a political subdivision. With 659,670 customers, the provider provides electricity to 586,306 residential customer accounts, 70,839 commercial properties, one transportation customer and 2,524 industrial customers. Sacramento Municipal Utility District's customers are charged an average residential electricity price of 16.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.26% more than the national average price of 15.73 cents. This ranks the provider 2479th lowest for average electricity rate out of 2892 providers in the nation. The provider sold 2,493,651 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers and 10,622,383 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2022. The electricity they sourced consisted of megawatt hours generated by the company and additional megawatt hours that they procured on the wholesale market. They produced 4,368,126 megawatt hours and purchased 9,162,576 on the wholesale market. In 2022, they made a total of $1,914,622,200 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $1,629,147,100 coming from retail sales to end users and $176,096,200 from wholesale electricity sales.

Patrons of the provider pay an average residential power bill of $112.06. This is 25.04% less than the state average of $145.96. Electricity generation from renewable fuel sources by the company totals 2,230,598.34 megawatt hours. This ranks the company 74th out of the 3517 we track in the country. Sacramento Municipal Utility District generates 7,053,540.03 megawatt hours from their electricity plants, ranking them as the 4th largest producer of electricity in California out of 63 electricity suppliers. Based on customer count, Sacramento Municipal Utility District is the 5th largest supplier out of 63 electricity companies in the state.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Net Metering

Customers of Sacramento Municipal Utility District are able to participate in net metering, which is a positive for both parties. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it allows individuals to sell electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

All providers who transmit electricity have some energy loss via heat depletion or alternative causes. Sacramento Municipal Utility District is not an exception, as they have a yearly loss of about 2.95% of the electricity they generate. The California average for energy loss is 9.15% and the US average is 2.87%. This leaves Sacramento Municipal Utility District with a ranking of 25th best out of 63 electricity providers in the state and 356th best out of 3517 companies in the country.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Rate & Electric Bills

Sacramento Municipal Utility District residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.209/kWh$0.120/kWh$197.98/mo.$58.28/mo.
2479th16.72¢Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Average residential price per kWh
1196th$112.06Average monthly electricity bill for Sacramento Municipal Utility District's residential customers

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District Overview

  • Company Type:Political Subdivision
  • Headquarters:6301 South Street
    Sacramento, California 95817
    United States of America
  • CEO:Paul Lau

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Quick Facts About Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Sacramento Municipal Utility District deals with an average of 0.93 electrical outages per consumer each year. These outages last an average of 53.7 minutes. Compare this to the US averages of other companies at 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 1,831,350 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Sacramento Municipal Utility District 24th out of 3517 suppliers in the US.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 68.38% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuels. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 4,822,941.69 megawatt hours, which is 145th most in the country out of 3517 suppliers.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 360,111 megawatt hours of electricity (or 5.11% of their total electricity production) from wind energy.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 4,822,941.69 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas and ranks 98th out of 3517 providers in the country for total natural gas production.

Energy Loss

Sacramento Municipal Utility District's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.95%

Total Energy Loss

399,507MWh

356 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Power Outages

53.7 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

0.93 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Energy Makeup

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District Coverage Map

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
California659,6701,607,295,0645100%

Sacramento Municipal Utility District County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Sacramento County1,584,169420.14$120.54/mo

Power Plants Owned by Sacramento Municipal Utility District

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Sacramento County CA Natural Gas 3,693,337.031,301,759,960.27352.46
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 695,562
Sacramento CA Natural Gas 625,126241,349,830.26386.08
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 570,691
Lemon Hill CDP CA Natural Gas 539,919227,331,484.38421.05
Solano WindSacramento Municipal Utility District (75.00%)Solano Wind 3, LLC (25.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 480,148
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 409,568

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
68.38%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
25.96%
WIND
Wind
5.11%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.55%

Cities Sacramento Municipal Utility District Has Coverage

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Sacramento Municipal Utility District is $112.06. The state average bundled bill is $145.96 and the nationwide average is $145.96.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District's current average bundled electricity rate is 16.72 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 29.41 cents and the average national rate of 15.73 cents.

When will Sacramento Municipal Utility District power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Sacramento Municipal Utility District's customers is 53.7 minutes.

What percentage of Sacramento Municipal Utility District's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 31.62% of their electricity using renewable fuels.

Who is the CEO of Sacramento Municipal Utility District?

Paul Lau is the CEO of Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Sacramento Municipal Utility District?

There are 7 power plants associated with or owned by Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

What is the phone number for Sacramento Municipal Utility District?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District's customer service phone number is (888) 742-7683

What percentage of Sacramento Municipal Utility District's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District generates 68.38% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What cities does Sacramento Municipal Utility District offer service to?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District has customers in 6 cities.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2023-12-06