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Utility Fact Sheet

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Electric Utility
City of Santa Clara
City Hall
1500 Warburton Avenue
Santa Clara, CA 95050
(408) 261-5292
Form of Government: Council-City Manager
No. of Employees (2018-19): 193
Operating Budget (2018-19): $ 450,092,360
Fast Facts:
Electric Meters 55,383
Peak Demand 526.2 MW
Service Area 18.41 square miles
System Load Factor 80.1%
Transmission Lines 55.5 miles
Distribution Lines:
Underground 352.0 miles
Overhead 186.6 miles
Street Lights 7,076
2018 Calendar Year Retail Transactions:
Sales Revenues (note 1) $ 414,019,366
kWh Sales 3,566,293,836
Purchased Power & Generation for Retail:
City-owned Generating Facilities 943,529,625 25.5%
Western Area Power Administration 231,119,803 6.3%
Northern California Power Agency 686,315,083 18.6%
Other Joint Power Agencies & City Purchases 1,833,347,659 49.6%
Total 3,694,312,170 100.0%
Average Monthly Customer Count & Total kWh Sales:
Residential 47,007 226,010,342 6.3%
Commercial 6,168 92,413,001 2.6%
Industrial 1,647 3,229,606,952 90.6%
Municipal 193 18,263,541 0.5%
Unmetered 379 N/A N/A
Total 55,394 3,566,293,836 100.0%
Note 1: Unaudited; Includes revenue from unmetered accounts.
Note 2: kWh sales may include adjustments due to timing issues.  

2017 Utility Fact Sheet

2016 Utility Fact Sheet 

Financial Statement and Information

Silicon Valley Power is an enterprise of the City of Santa Clara and was established in 1896. On a not-for-profit basis, Silicon Valley Power owns power generation facilities, has investments in joint ventures that produce electric power, and trades power on the open market. These efforts are directed toward ensuring its retail customers—the citizens, organizations and business of the City of Santa Clara—a highly reliable source of electric power at low, stable rates.

Access the Silicon Valley Power's latest annual financial information reports: 

SVP Financial Statement for Year Ending June 30, 2018