Power Content Label

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Glendale Water & Power is required to print the Power Content Label below 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 2016

 Energy Resources

 2016 Glendale
Power Mix

 2016 California
Power Mix**

 Eligible Renewable
 47%  25%
 - Biomass & waste
 12%  2%
 - Geothermal
 2%  4%
 - Eligible hydroelectric
 8%  2%
 - Solar
 0%  8%
 - Wind
 26%  9%
 5%  4%
 Large Hydroelectric
 10%  10%
 Natural Gas
 29%  37%
 Nuclear  7%  9%
 Other  1%  0%
 Unspecified sources of power*
 1%  15%
 TOTAL  100%  100%

 * "Unspecified sources of power" means electricity from transactions that are not traceable to specific generation sources.

** Percentages are estimated annually by the California Energy Commission based on the electricity sold to California consumers during the identified year. The 2016 California Power Mix is provided for comparison purposes

*** Glendale uses the lowest cost resources and renewables to provide for retail sales. The percentage of Renewables will vary from the RPS Compliance for 2016 due to difference in calculation methodologies as required. Renewable purchases also include REC-only transactions (without energy).

**** All percentages are rounded.


For specific information about this electricity product***, contact the City Of Glendale at 855-550-4497

For general information about the Power Content Label, contact the California Energy Commission at 1-844-421-6229 or visit www.energy.ca.gov/pcl/