Power Content Label

Glendale Water & Power is required to print the Power Content Label to the right showing Glendale's current renewable resources that represent a mixture of wind, solar, geothermal, hydro-electric and landfill gas. The resources mix is required to be shown in kilowatt-hours as a percentage of RETAIL SALES. 

 

Power Content Label Annual 2013
Energy Resources GWP Power *
(2013)
California Power Mix *** (2013)
Eligible Renewable 27.9% 18.9%
-Biomass and waste 13.4% 2.7%
-Geothermal 0.0% 4.4%
-Small hydroelectric 2.1% 1.4%
-Solar 0.0% 1.8%
-Wind 12.4% 8.6%
Large Hydroelectric** 5.5% 7.8%
Coal 28.5% 7.8%
Natural Gas 25.9% 44.3%
Nuclear 7.6% 8.8%
Other: Unspecified Sources 4.6% 12.4%
TOTAL 100% 100%

THE RENEWABLE TOTAL DOES NOT INCLUDE TRADABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS(TRECS) USED FOR RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) COMPLIANCE. TRECS ARE NOT PURCHASED WITH ENERGY.

* 95.4% of GWP Power is purchased from specific contract or ownership rights.

** Although the City of Glendale determined that Large Hydroelectric is an Eligible Renewable Resource, the California Energy Commission does not recognize Large Hydro resources as eligible for its Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) requirements.

*** Percentages are estimated annually by the California Energy Commission based on the electricity sold to California consumers during the previous year.

http://energyalmanac.ca.gov/electricity/total_system_power.html

For specific information about this electricity product, contact Glendale Water & Power. For general information about the Power Content Label, contact the California Energy Commission at 1-800-555-7794 or www.energy.ca.gov/consumer