Electric Rates & Providers in Mercer County, NJ

Mercer County, New Jersey Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Mercer County, New Jersey Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the generation of 60.31% of the megawatt hours produced in Mercer County, ranking it 11th in New Jersey out of 21 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

At $148.88, the Mercer County average monthly residential electric bill is 7.86% more than the US average.

Mercer County produces 77,212 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuels. This ranks Mercer County 8th in the state out of 21 counties for total sustainable electricity production.

There was a 1.10% decline in CO2 emissions per capita over the past 12 months in Mercer County.

Residents of the county use 1504.02% of the total amount of the electricity that the county produces.

Mercer County emitted 684,511,819.91 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 479th highest polluting county out of 3230 counties in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,926,041 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.69 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    194,548 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    77,212 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    117,336 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    684,511,820 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,798.09 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Trenton

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Trenton Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

20.14¢ per kWh

  • 2.19% higher than last month
  • 8.83% higher than April last year
  • 9.13% higher than the New Jersey average
  • 19.08% higher than the US average
  • 507th in the state out of 703 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since April last year
  • 27,105th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 110 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,194 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

19.05¢ per kWh

  • 0.72% higher than last month
  • 7.96% higher than April last year
  • 5.88% higher than the New Jersey average
  • 18.15% higher than the US average
  • 506th in the state out of 703 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since April last year
  • 26,844th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 8 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,649 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$80.38 per month

  • 9.42% lower than last month
  • 10.34% higher than April last year
  • 11.77% lower than the New Jersey average
  • 28.7% lower than the US average
  • 223rd in the state out of 703 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 449 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 172 since April last year
  • 3,489th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 763 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,417 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$103.7 per month

  • 0.61% higher than last month
  • 3% higher than April last year
  • 10.33% lower than the New Jersey average
  • 23.79% lower than the US average
  • 222nd in the state out of 703 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 4,173rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 56 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,291 since April last year

Trenton, NJ Electricity Overview

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On average, Trenton's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 19.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.88% more than the average state rate of 17.99 cents. Customers in Trenton experience 0.68 electrical outages per year with outages lasting an average of 68.43 minutes. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $103.7 per month, while the national average is $138.02.

Trenton is the 10th highest ranked city in New Jersey out of 704 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 161,217,269.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 1,798.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Trenton is the 664th highest polluting city in the state. Solar makes up 89.48% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Trenton. Other fuel types used include Natural Gas at 9.92% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.60%. Trenton is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 10th most power plants within a city in New Jersey.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Trenton

Trenton residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.201/kWh$0.141/kWh$188.09/mo.$58.91/mo.
506th19.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Trenton
222nd$103.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Trenton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Trenton, New Jersey

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY20.80108.252,005.97417,296.36
All American Power and GasENERGY32.86204.913,270.571,074,777.18
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.87102.7111,535.291,830,325.71
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.84112.1792,354.0712,779,319.43
American Power & GasENERGY21.14168.2518,623.243,937,255.21

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Princeton, NJ Electricity Overview

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On average, Princeton's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 19.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.88% more than the average state rate of 17.99 cents. Customers in the city are faced with 0.68 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 68.43 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.45 outages at 171.11 minutes each. Princeton residents use 396.35% of the electricity produced within the city boundaries and the city must import electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to make up the difference.

Princeton is the 34th highest ranked city in New Jersey out of 704 when it comes to total pollution due to electricity consumption, with the city releasing 50,904,551.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 1,657.21 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Princeton is the 688th highest polluting city in the state. Natural Gas makes up 65.59% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Princeton. Other fuel types used include Solar at 34.35% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.06%. Princeton is home to 2 power generation plants, which is the 10th most power plants within a city in New Jersey.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Princeton

Princeton residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.201/kWh$0.141/kWh$188.09/mo.$58.91/mo.
506th19.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Princeton
222nd$103.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Princeton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Princeton, New Jersey

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY20.80108.252,005.97417,296.36
All American Power and GasENERGY32.86204.913,270.571,074,777.18
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.87102.7111,535.291,830,325.71
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.84112.1792,354.0712,779,319.43
American Power & GasENERGY21.14168.2518,623.243,937,255.21

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Mercerville CDP, NJ Electricity Overview

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On average, Mercerville CDP's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 19.05 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.88% more than the average state rate of 17.99 cents. Customers in the city are faced with 0.68 electrical outages per year, with outages lasting about 68.43 minutes on average. The national averages for outages and duration are 1.45 outages at 171.11 minutes each. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PSEG.

Roughly 25,647,235.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in Mercerville CDP because of electricity use. More importantly, the city averages 1,801.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city's pollution levels. The electricity used in Mercerville CDP has to be imported from surrounding cities and rural areas, since there are no power generation sources in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mercerville CDP

Mercerville CDP residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.201/kWh$0.141/kWh$188.09/mo.$58.91/mo.
506th19.05¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mercerville CDP
222nd$103.7Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mercerville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mercerville CDP, New Jersey

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY20.80108.252,005.97417,296.36
All American Power and GasENERGY32.86204.913,270.571,074,777.18
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.87102.7111,535.291,830,325.71
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.84112.1792,354.0712,779,319.43
American Power & GasENERGY21.14168.2518,623.243,937,255.21

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Electricity Production in Mercer County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Mercer County, New Jersey

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Princeton University CogenerationTrustees of Princeton University (20.00%)Key Government Finance, Inc. (20.00%)Tiger Solar Partners, LLC (60.00%)
Princeton NJ Natural Gas 59,5679,521,710.98159.85
Bristol Myers Squibb LawrencevilleBristol-Myers Squibb Co (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Natural Gas 43,87325,965,830.89591.84
College of New JerseyThe College of New Jersey (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Natural Gas 33,7378,366,819.16248
McGraw Hill SolarNJR Solar (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 17,172
Mercer County Community CollegeSunlight General Capital Solar (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 9,774
Hamilton Solar-CrosswicksHartz Solar Hamilton LLC (100.00%)
Groveville CDP NJ Solar 9,074
The Lawrenceville School Solar FacilityKDC Solar TLS LLC (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 7,047
Yardville Solar FarmPSEG (100.00%)
Groveville CDP NJ Solar 5,362
Princeton Solar Project
Princeton NJ Solar 3,535
12 Applegate Solar LLCG&S Solar Installers (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 2,105
4 Applegate Solar LLCG&S Solar Installers (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 2,051
Trenton Solar FarmPSEG (100.00%)
Trenton NJ Solar 1,591
24 Applegate Solar LLCEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 1,490
Hopewell Valley High School HybridHopewell Valley High School (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 680
Hopewell Cogeneration NJHopewell Campus Owners LLC (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Natural Gas 433243,810.7563.07
Mercer MallFRIT Solar Inc (100.00%)
Mercer County NJ Solar 405
Vicinity Energy Trenton, L.P.Vicinity Energy Trenton, L.P. (100.00%)
Trenton NJ Natural Gas 18785,681.81458.19

Mercer County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Mercer County's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 684,511,819.91 kilograms, which is the 479th largest amount of any county in the country. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 1,798.09 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Mercer County is the 2642nd highest polluting county in the United States. Natural Gas makes up 60.22% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Mercer County. Other fuel types used include Solar at 39.69% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.09%. Mercer County is home to 17 power generation plants, which is the 3rd most power plants within a county in New Jersey.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
60.22%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
39.69%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.09%

Mercer County, New Jersey Net Metering

Approximately 3.57% of the electricity suppliers in Mercer County offer net metering to their consumers. The state of New Jersey has some of the best state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The county has 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these 3 providers is 4.06%. With a state average energy loss of 1.92%, Mercer County is the best county in New Jersey for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Mercer County:

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

FAQ

Which electricity companies offer service in Mercer County, New Jersey?

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

Mercer County, New Jersey has 17 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Mercer County, New Jersey?

By total megawatt hours sold, PSEG is the largest electricity supplier in Mercer County, New Jersey.

How many electric companies offer service in Mercer County, New Jersey?

There are 56 electricity providers offering service in Mercer County, New Jersey.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-20