Hudson County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Hudson County is 1177th in the national rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 31,522 megawatt hours generated from renewable sources.

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Hudson County has accomplished a 7.89% increase in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity generation within the last year.

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Hudson County has seen year over year increase of 11.90% in electricity generation using solar energy.

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There was a 2.46% decline in CO2 emissions per capita within the most recent 12 months in Hudson County.

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Hudson County ranks 7th in the state out of 21 counties for total generation of electricity from non-renewable energy sources, with 612,037 of the county’s 643,559 megawatt hours coming from those sources.

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Hudson County has a population of 672,391 residents.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,486,391 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    643,559 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    31,522 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    612,037 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,466,758,771 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,181.41 kg

Jersey City, NJ Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity price for Jersey City is approximately 16.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is more than both the New Jersey and United States average prices of 16.25 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. The city is the 74th highest producer in the state out of 545 cities, averaging 0.02 megawatt hours produced per capita each year. Power plants in the city have realized a 36.34% rise the use of renewable fuels versus non-renewable and fossil fuels.

Jersey City emits 1,900.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city from electricity use, which makes it the 496th highest polluting city out of 545 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. While not as telling of a statistic (more people almost always equals more pollution), the total pollution for Jersey City from electricity use is 497,847,174.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which ranks as the 2nd highest in New Jersey. The city has the 20th most electricity plants of any city in the state, with 2 total power plants. This is the 77th most power plants per capita in the state. Jersey City's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity production using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jersey City

Jersey City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.185/kWh$0.141/kWh$180.40/mo.$62.00/mo.
295th17.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jersey City
36th$101.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jersey City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jersey City, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420

Zips with electric coverage in Jersey City, New Jersey include: 07087, 07002, 07305, 07306, 07302, 07304, 07307, 07310, 07311

Union City, NJ Electric Overview

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Citizens who call Union City home purchase electricity for, on average, 16.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.73% more than the average state rate of 16.25 cents. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $104.73 per month, while the state average is $112.48. Patrons in Union City have a 6.89% discount compared to the rest of the state. With 1,853 residential customers, PSEG is the largest vendor in the city.

Union City emits 1,905.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 282nd worst polluting city out of 545 cities in the state. With total emissions of 130,009,160.84 kilograms, the city ranks 15th worst in New Jersey for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 556,691.78 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Union City

Union City residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.185/kWh$0.141/kWh$180.40/mo.$62.00/mo.
295th17.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Union City
36th$101.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Union City Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Union City, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420

Bayonne, NJ Electric Overview

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Bayonne has an average residential electricity price of 16.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.73% more than the average New Jersey price of 16.25 cents and 21.66% higher than the national average of 13.45. Solar production facilities in the city generate an average of 0.04 megawatt hours per citizen living within the city. This makes the city the 60th in the state out of 545 cities. The city is ranked 6th in New Jersey in total electricity produced from power generating plants within its borders, with 471,406 megawatt hours generated.

Bayonne's top fuel used for electricity production is Natural Gas. They produce 467,196.5 megawatt hours, or 99.11% of the total generation in the city, from this fuel type. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil account for 0.59% and 0.30% of electricity production, respectively. Emissions in the city average 4,153.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use, making them the 7th highest polluting city out of 545 cities in New Jersey based on emissions per capita. At 4,153.53 kilograms per person and 65,091 citizens in the city, the city emits 270,357,155.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. Bayonne has 4 electricity producing plants, which is 8th most in New Jersey and 67th most in the state when counting plants per resident.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bayonne

Bayonne residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.185/kWh$0.141/kWh$180.40/mo.$62.00/mo.
295th17.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bayonne
36th$101.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bayonne Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bayonne, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.471,45212,830,0262,240,163,420

Energy Production in Hudson County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Hudson County, New Jersey

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Bayonne Energy CenterBayonne Energy Center LLC (100.00%)
Bayonne NJ Natural Gas 468,605256,413,562.11547.18No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PSEG Kearny Generating StationPSEG (100.00%)
Kearny NJ Natural Gas 92,57660,639,333.5655.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
EQX012 Harz Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Secaucus NJ Natural Gas 20,7957,902,013.56380No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
EQX003 Secaucus Rd Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Secaucus NJ Natural Gas 16,9046,189,979.6366.18No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
EQX002 Secaucus Rd Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Secaucus NJ Natural Gas 13,1574,624,338.18351.47No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Goya Foods, Inc- Jersey City SolarGoya Foods Inc. (100.00%)
Jersey City NJ Solar 4,169No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NJMC LandfillPSEG (100.00%)
Kearny NJ Solar 3,897No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
River Terminal Development SolarRTC Properties Inc (100.00%)
Kearny NJ Solar 3,666No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Goya Foods, Inc- Secaucus SolarGoya Foods Inc. (100.00%)
Secaucus NJ Solar 2,597No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
46 Meadowlands ParkwayHartz Solar (100.00%)
Secaucus NJ Solar 2,576No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
North Bergen SolarHartz Solar (100.00%)
Hudson County NJ Solar 2,419No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
435A Bergen AvenueHartz Solar (100.00%)
Kearny NJ Solar 2,140No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Jefferson AvenueHartz Solar (100.00%)
Secaucus NJ Solar 2,077No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Secaucus NJ Solar 1,554No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
WEA Texas BayonnePSEG (100.00%)
Bayonne NJ Solar 1,452No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Jersey City DWPOnyx Solar Mission III LLC (100.00%)
Jersey City NJ Solar 1,384No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Royal Wine Corp Solar Power PlantRoyal Wine Corp (100.00%)
Bayonne NJ Solar 1,334No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Secaucus NJ Solar 1,135No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Westside AvenueHartz Solar (100.00%)
Hudson County NJ Solar 1,107No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bayonne MUA- Leitner-Poma Wind Turbine
Bayonne NJ Wind 15No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Hudson County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Hudson County has the 230th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the United States, releasing 1,466,758,770.61 kilograms a year. This total also equates to a ranking of 8th worst in the state for emissions per resident. About 94.88% of electricity in Hudson County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil are also primary fuel types in the county, with 31,507 (4.90%) and 1,408.5 (0.22%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Hudson County isp home to 20 power plants, which is 68th most in the country and 1517th highest when considering plants per citizen.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
94.88%
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Solar
4.90%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.22%
KEROSENE
Kerosene
0.01%
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Wind
0.00%

Hudson County, New Jersey Net Metering

Hudson County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in installing personal solar panels, the only provider in town offers net metering options. New Jersey has highly favorable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar installations.

Energy Loss

Hudson County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 4.40% of their energy lost per year. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Hudson County a rank of 1535th best in the country out of 3220.

Power Companies in Hudson County, New Jersey

Providers In Each City in Hudson County:

  • Bayonne, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • East Newark, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Guttenberg, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Harrison, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Hoboken, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Jersey City, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Kearny, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Secaucus, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 24.89%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.89%
    • PSEG: 24.89%
    • Park Ridge, New Jersey Electric Utility: 0.45%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.89%
  • Union City, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • West New York, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Hudson County, New Jersey?

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1PSEG67,964

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Hudson County, New Jersey?

The largest electricity supplier in Hudson County, New Jersey by total revenue is PSEG.

How many power plants are within Hudson County, New Jersey?

There are 20 active electricity plants in Hudson County, New Jersey

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16