Sacramento Municipal Utility District

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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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.191/kWh$0.120/kWh$188.97/mo.$58.28/mo.
2656th15.96¢Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Average residential price per kWh
1531st$112.25Average monthly electricity bill for Sacramento Municipal Utility District's residential customers

About Sacramento Municipal Utility District

Sacramento Municipal Utility District provides electricity for 6 cities in the state. The entity is a political subdivision. With 644,478 customers, the provider provides electricity to 571,980 residential customer accounts, 69,930 commercial properties, one transportation customer and 2,567 industrial customers. Sacramento Municipal Utility District's customers are charged an average residential electricity price of 15.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.73% more than the national average price of 13.67 cents. This ranks the provider 2656th lowest for average electricity rate out of 2922 providers in the nation. The provider sold 2,212,387 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers and 10,415,276 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2020. 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 6,414,380 megawatt hours and purchased 6,759,944 on the wholesale market. In 2020, they made a total of $1,563,155,500 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $1,474,886,700 coming from retail sales to end users and $66,807,300 from wholesale electricity sales.

Patrons of the provider pay an average residential power bill of $112.25. This is 12.22% less than the state average of $127.04. Electricity generation from renewable fuel sources by the company totals 1,114,233.8 megawatt hours. This ranks the company 90th out of the 3510 we track in the country. Sacramento Municipal Utility District generates 6,210,938.02 megawatt hours from their electricity plants, ranking them as the 7th largest producer of electricity in California out of 63 electricity suppliers. Based on customer count, Sacramento Municipal Utility District is the 8th 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 3.52% of the electricity they generate. The California average for energy loss is 11.94% and the US average is 2.76%. This leaves Sacramento Municipal Utility District with a ranking of 22nd best out of 63 electricity providers in the state and 498th best out of 3510 companies in the country.

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 0.9 electrical outages per consumer each year. These outages last an average of 47.6 minutes. Compare this to the US averages of other companies at 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 599,178 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of hydroelectric power, making Sacramento Municipal Utility District 44th out of 3510 suppliers in the US.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 82.06% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuels. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 5,096,704.22 megawatt hours, which is 150th most in the country out of 3510 suppliers.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 472,647 megawatt hours of electricity (or 7.61% of their total electricity production) from wind energy.

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 5,096,704.22 megawatt hours from the burning of natural gas and ranks 85th out of 3510 providers in the country for total natural gas production.

Energy Loss

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

-3.52%

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

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
California644,4781,563,309,7248100%

Sacramento Municipal Utility District County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Sacramento County1,585,055418.08$112.54/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 3,807,817.021,350,984,614.75354.79
Lemon Hill CDP CA Natural Gas 697,370294,417,311.72422.18
Solano WindSacramento Municipal Utility District (75.00%)Solano Wind 3, LLC (25.00%)
Solano County CA Wind 630,196
Sacramento CA Natural Gas 629,920242,282,147.52384.62
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 184,203
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 177,542
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 108,737
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 51,220
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 32,679
El Dorado County CA Conventional Hydroelectric 23,042

Sacramento Municipal Utility District Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
82.06%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
9.65%
WIND
Wind
7.61%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.68%

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:

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 $112.25. The state average bundled bill is $127.04 and the nationwide average is $127.04.

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

Sacramento Municipal Utility District's current average bundled electricity rate is 15.96 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 23.35 cents and the average national rate of 13.67 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 47.6 minutes.

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

Sacramento Municipal Utility District produces 17.94% 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 12 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 82.06% 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.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-01