Cape May County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Cape May County generates 1.31% of their required electricity and must purchase the additional 98.69% from other counties.

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Cape May County citizens are accountable for 1,923.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person each year, while the nationwide average pollution per capita is 4,494.55.

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Cape May County is home to over 92,039 citizens and produces 3,948 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.04 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Cape May County 18th in the state out of 21 counties for solar megawatt hours produced per person.

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Cape May County is the 649th most populous county in the country.

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Cape May County is home to 92,039 people and its power plants generate 9,808 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 0.11 megawatt hours per capita.

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At $136.9, the average monthly residential electric bill in Cape May County is 13.86% more than the US average bill.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    750,995 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,808 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,808 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.11 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    177,041,360 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,923.55 kg

Ocean City, NJ Electric Overview

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The residential electricity rate is, on average, 19.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Ocean City, which is 20.87% above New Jersey's average rate of 16.25 cents and 45.99% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a citizen in the city is $136.9 per month. Atlantic City Electric is the largest electricity provider in the city based on residential customer count.

Electricity consumption in Ocean City creates 21,212,763.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 126th most of any city in New Jersey. Additionally, the city ranks 282nd worst in New Jersey in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ocean City

Ocean City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.163/kWh$218.93/mo.$73.73/mo.
427th18.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ocean City
447th$128.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ocean City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ocean City, New Jersey

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Atlantic City ElectricBUNDLED18.29128.88No DataIcon representing missing value.3,781,745691,575,996

Villas CDP, NJ Electric Overview

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Villas CDP averages a residential electricity rate of 19.64 cents per kilowatt hour paid by customers within the city borders , which is higher than both the New Jersey and the US average rates of 16.25 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Generation using renewable resources totals 0.19 megawatt hours generated per citizen in the city. This results in a ranking of 51st in the state out of 545 cities. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $136.9 per month, while the US average is $120.24.

Emissions in Villas CDP average 1,862.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity use, which ranks them as the 509th highest polluting city out of 545 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 16,329,942.46 kilograms, the city ranks 166th worst in New Jersey for total emissions from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. Roughly 100.00% of Villas CDP’s electricity is generated using Solar. Villas CDP has the 35th highest number of electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant. This translates to the 45th most power plants per citizen in New Jersey.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Villas CDP

Villas CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.163/kWh$218.93/mo.$73.73/mo.
427th18.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Villas CDP
447th$128.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Villas CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Villas CDP, New Jersey

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Atlantic City ElectricBUNDLED18.29128.88No DataIcon representing missing value.3,781,745691,575,996

Wildwood, NJ Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Wildwood are charged a residential electricity rate of 19.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 20.87% above the state's average price of 16.25 cents and 45.99% higher than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Atlantic City Electric has 268 total residential customers, more than all other providers in the city. The average monthly residential electric bill for a customer in the city is $136.9 per month.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Wildwood averages 1,905.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 282nd worst in New Jersey out of 545 cities for emissions efficiency. At 1,905.57 kilograms per person and 5,042 citizens in the city, the city emits 9,607,864.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 256th worst rank in New Jersey for total emissions. The electricity sold in Wildwood has to be sourced from surrounding cities or rural areas, since there are no power generation plants in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wildwood

Wildwood residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in February.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.196/kWh$0.163/kWh$218.93/mo.$73.73/mo.
427th18.29¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wildwood
447th$128.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wildwood Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wildwood, New Jersey

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Atlantic City ElectricBUNDLED18.29128.88No DataIcon representing missing value.3,781,745691,575,996

Energy Production in Cape May County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Cape May County, New Jersey

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Woodbine Landfill PlantCape May County Municipal (100.00%)
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Cape May County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 1,923.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 11th worst polluter in New Jersey out of 21 counties. A total of 177,041,360.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the county. This is enough to rank 20th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. The main fuel utilized in Cape May County is Landfill Gas. The county produces 5,860 megawatt hours from this fuel. Cape May County has 3 power generation plants, which is 785th highest in the country.

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59.75%
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40.25%

Cape May County, New Jersey Net Metering

Atlantic City Electric is the only provider we have covering Cape May County. Fortunately for consumers they do allow for net metering, making personal solar power installs possible. At the state level, New Jersey has some of the best net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

In Cape May County one company reports energy loss, Atlantic City Electric. They average an annual energy loss of 7.60%. The countrywide average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Cape May County a rank of 15th best in the state out of 21.

Power Companies in Cape May County, New Jersey

Providers In Each City in Cape May County:

  • Avalon, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Cape May, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.14%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.95%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 24.95%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.95%
  • Cape May Point, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.25%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.90%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 24.95%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.90%
  • North Wildwood, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.02%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.99%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 24.99%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.99%
  • Ocean City, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.41%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.86%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 24.86%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.86%
  • Sea Isle City, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Stone Harbor, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • West Cape May, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • West Wildwood, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Wildwood, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.06%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.98%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 24.98%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.98%
  • Wildwood Crest, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.09%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.97%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 24.97%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.97%
  • Woodbine, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Atlantic City Electric: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Cape May County, New Jersey?

Cape May County, New Jersey has 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Cape May County, New Jersey?

The largest electricity provider in Cape May County, New Jersey by megawatt hours sold is Atlantic City Electric.

What electricity companies offer service in Cape May County, New Jersey?

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1Atlantic City Electric47,046

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16