Power Content Label

ENERGY RESOURCESPOWER MIX2019 CA TOTAL MIX
Eligible Renewable227.6%31.7%
Biomass & biowaste13%2.4%
Geothermal0%4.8%
Eligible hydroelectric0.9%2%
Solar10.6%12.3%
Wind3.1%10.2%
Coal0%3%
Large Hydroelectric0.8%14.6%
Natural Gas21.1%34.2%
Nuclear5.6%9%
Other0%0.2%
Unspecified sources of power244.9%7.3%
TOTAL100%100%
Percentage of Retail Sales Covered by Retired Unbundled RECS32.7%

The eligible renewable percentage above does not reflect RPS compliance, which is determined using a different methodology.

2 Unspecified power is electricity that has been purchased through open market transactions and is not traceable to a specific generation source.

3 Renewable energy credits (RECs) are tracking instruments issued for renewable generation. Unbundled RECs represent renewable generation that was not delivered to serve retail sales. Unbundled RECs are not reflected in the power mix or GHG emissions intensities above.

California Senate Bill 1305, adopted in 1997, and Assembly Bill 162, adopted in 2009 mandate that all electricity suppliers to annually disclose the sources of energy used to provide electric services to its customers in the form of a Power Content Label (PCL). On May 17, 2016, the California Energy Commission (CEC) took action requiring that the PCL be mailed to each customer of the electricity provider.