Electric Rates

Healdsburg electric rates are set to cover electric generation, transmission, and distribution costs as well as system and equipment maintenance, staff wages, and overhead costs.

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Green Rate

For customers wishing to promote the development and use of renewable energy, the City of Healdsburg offers a Green Rate. Under the Green Rate, the City will procure, on the customer’s behalf, renewable energy to match the customer’s monthly energy consumption.

Electric Vehicle Discount

Do you have an electric car (or plug-in hybrid)? We currently offer a 15% discount on time of use residential-rates to electric car owners. Detailed information about the program can be found on the discount application form, or call us at 707-431-3307 for questions.

Electric Rate Comparison

The charts below compare the electricity cost for three typical customer types from three local utilities: Healdsburg Electric, PG&E, and Sonoma Clean Power

Healdsburg Electric

is a publicly owned utility (POU), which means that it is subject to local public control and regulation by the City’s governing body – Healdsburg City Council.


is an investor-owned utility (IOU), which means it is a private company with shareholders and investors. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) oversees IOUs.

Current PG&E electric rates can be found here.

Sonoma Clean Power

is a Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) electricity provider. CCA is a program available within IOU service territories that allows qualifying governmental entities to purchase electricity for their residents and businesses. The IOU is then responsible for delivering the electricity. Sonoma Clean power is responsible for the electricity generation, and PG&E is responsible for its transmission and distribution.

Current Sonoma Clean Power electric rates can be found here.