Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Sacramento Municipal Utility District is a political subdivision headquartered in Sacramento, California and providing power to customers in 6 cities in Sacramento County, California including cities such as Sacramento, Elk Grove, Arden-Arcade CDP, Citrus Heights, and Folsom. A total of 641,297 customers (one transportation customer account, 569,384 residential customers, 69,335 commercial customers and 2,577 industrial properties) are supplied electricity by the company. On average, Sacramento Municipal Utility District charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 15.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.76% less than the average California price of 21.86 cents. In 2020 the company had retail sales of 10,415,276 megawatt hours and wholesale sales of 10,415,276 megawatt hours. During the same timeframe, the company produced 6,414,380 megawatt hours in electricity plants owned by the company and obtained 6,759,944 megawatt hours through the wholesale market. In 2020 the supplier had total electricity related revenue of $1,563,155,500, with 94.35% coming from retail sales and 4.27% from wholesale sales.

About Sacramento Municipal Utility District

The state average monthly residential power bill is $125.67, while the Sacramento Municipal Utility District average is 9.78% less at $113.91 per month. This is the 71st lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in California. The supplier is the 44th largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States out of 3510 providers, with total production reaching 668,514 megawatt hours last year. With 5,188,387.33 megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuels, Sacramento Municipal Utility District is the 9th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 48 companies in California Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 6,411,999.28 megawatt hours from their production plants, ranking them as the 156th highest generator of electricity in the US out of 3510 providers.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Net Metering

Sacramento Municipal Utility District, fortunately, offers net metering choices to customers of the company. This is a positive for any consumer considering installing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess wattage back to the electricity supplier.

Energy Loss

Providers routinely report energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track electricity grid efficiencies. Sacramento Municipal Utility District recently reported a loss of 3.52% of their electricity production amount. The state average for energy loss is 11.94% and the United States average is 2.76%. This results in Sacramento Municipal Utility District getting a ranking of 22nd best out of 48 electricity companies in the state and 498th best out of 3510 providers in the United States.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Rate & Electric Bills

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.191/kWh$0.120/kWh$188.97/mo.$58.28/mo.
2762nd15.36¢Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Average residential price per kWh
1809th$113.91Average monthly electric bill for Sacramento Municipal Utility District's residential customers

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Overview

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

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Quick Facts About Sacramento Municipal Utility District

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District consumers are faced with outages that were on average 47.6 minutes per incident, with roughly 0.9 outages per year.

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District is 90th out of the 48 in California when considering the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuel types.

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District's production plants produce 5,188,387.33 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas.

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District is the 115th largest supplier out of 3510 providers in the US based on total megawatt hours sold.

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District is ranked 11th in the state out of 48 suppliers that we track for total percentage of electricity output from sustainable fuels.

Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

461,043MWh

498 National Rank

Grid Reliability

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

47.6 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.9 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Energy Makeup

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District State Coverage

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California641,2971,535,095,2368100%

Sacramento Municipal Utility District County Coverage

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Sacramento County1,552,058316.40$116.54/mo

Power Plants Owned by Sacramento Municipal Utility District

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Clay CDP CA Natural Gas 3,955,320.021,400,235,915.92354.01No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sacramento CA Natural Gas 689,650264,163,879.28383.04No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Solano WindSacramento Municipal Utility District (75.00%)Solano Wind 3, LLC (25.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 656,215No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sacramento CA Natural Gas 604,878255,710,360.08422.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 268,471No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 149,084No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 135,590No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 49,791No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 43,914No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 21,241No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
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80.92%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
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10.43%
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7.68%
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Other Biomass Gas
0.98%

Cities Sacramento Municipal Utility District Has Coverage

  • Citrus Heights, CA
  • Elk Grove, CA
  • Folsom, CA
  • Galt, CA
  • Rancho Cordova, CA
  • Sacramento, CA

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

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Sacramento Municipal Utility District FAQ:

What is the average bill for Sacramento Municipal Utility District customers each month?

Currently, the average monthly electric bill for customers of Sacramento Municipal Utility District is $113.91. The California average bill is $125.67 and the national average is $125.67.

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

The average rate of electricity for customers of Sacramento Municipal Utility District is 15.36 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s electricity is generated from renewable fuel sources?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District generates 19.08% of their electricity using renewable fuel types.

Who is the CEO of Sacramento Municipal Utility District?

The CEO of Sacramento Municipal Utility District is Arlen Orchard.

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 generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District generates 80.92% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

What cities does Sacramento Municipal Utility District sell electricity to?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District has customers in 6 cities in the US including, California.

When will Sacramento Municipal Utility District power be restored?

Sacramento Municipal Utility District's outages last, on average, roughly 47.6 minutes per outage.

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

Sacramento Municipal Utility District owns or is associated with 12 power plants.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25