Middlesex County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Emitting 2,474,112,022.9 kilograms of CO2 gases, Middlesex County has the 131st worst pollution level due to electricity consumption of any county in the United States and 2nd highest in New Jersey.

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As the 2nd highest producer of electricity in the state out of 21 counties, Middlesex County produces 12,982,029.01 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Middlesex County produces 2.04% of its electricity from renewable fuels, or 0.32 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

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Middlesex County is the 74th largest county in the US, with 825,062 residents living within its borders.

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With 154,444.01 megawatt hours generated by solar, Middlesex County is 2nd in the state out of 21 counties for solar power electricity generation.

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Middlesex County uses non-renewable fuel types to produce 15.41 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 3rd highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,732,114 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    12,982,029 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    264,609 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    12,717,420 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    15.73 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,474,112,023 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,998.7 kg

New Brunswick, NJ Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of New Brunswick is roughly 17.22 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this rate is above both the New Jersey and the United States average rates of 16.25 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Power facilities in the city have attained a 100.00% increase the use of renewable fuel types versus non-renewable and fossil fuels. The New Jersey average monthly residential electric bill is $112.48, while the New Brunswick average is 4.33% lower at $107.61 per month. This is the 208th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in New Jersey.

New Brunswick is the 20th worst ranked city in New Jersey out of 545 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 107,693,844.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which is 1,924.48 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement New Brunswick is the 25th highest polluting city in New Jersey. The city has 2 power generation plants in the city. This is the 20th most power plants within a single city and the 69th highest number of power plants per resident, out of 545 cities, in New Jersey. When considering electricity production, New Brunswick's top fuel is Natural Gas, making up 97.49% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Brunswick

New Brunswick 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.
516th18.42¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Brunswick
343rd$108.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Brunswick Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Brunswick, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420
South River, New Jersey Electric UtilityBUNDLED19.38114.8No DataIcon representing missing value.41,036.487,951,818.17

Perth Amboy, NJ Electric Overview

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On average, Perth Amboy's residential electricity price is 17.33 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.68% above New Jersey's average rate of 16.25 cents and 28.85% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. PSEG is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Perth Amboy residents consume 12504.98% of the electricity produced within the city limits and the city must import electricity generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up the difference.

Perth Amboy’s electricity consumption results in CO2 emissions totaling 97,688,358.04 kilograms, which is 23rd highest in the state out of 545 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per resident in the city, which is 1,890.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Perth Amboy is the 499th highest polluting city in New Jersey. The city has one electricity generation plant, which is 35th most in the state. In Perth Amboy, Solar is 100.00% of the fuel types utilized in electricity production.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Perth Amboy

Perth Amboy 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.
532nd18.50¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Perth Amboy
362nd$108.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Perth Amboy Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Perth Amboy, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.473,37212,830,0262,240,163,420
South River, New Jersey Electric UtilityBUNDLED19.38114.8No DataIcon representing missing value.41,036.487,951,818.17

Sayreville, NJ Electric Overview

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Sayreville's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 16.03 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is less than the state average price of 16.25 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Producing 58.98 megawatt hours per person living in the city, Sayreville ranks as the 8th highest generating city in the state out of 545 cities. Providers operating within the city limits have had an increase in production from solar energy of about 4,212 megawatt hours, or 99.83%.

The consumption of electricity in Sayreville accounts for 140,038,765.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is the 13th highest in New Jersey out of 545 cities. This total results in 3,161.72 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 14th highest in New Jersey for emissions per capita. Natural Gas is the primary fuel in Sayreville, with 96.31% of electricity generation coming from the fuel. Combined with Landfill Gas (3.40%) and Solar (0.32%), these three fuel types make up 2,613,112.4 megawatt hours (or 100.03%) electricity production in the city. Sayreville has the 2nd most electricity producing plants of any city in the state, with 8 total power plants. This is also the 32nd most plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Sayreville

Sayreville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.126/kWh$184.36/mo.$70.33/mo.
221st16.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Sayreville
366th$109.44Average residential monthly electricity bill for Sayreville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Sayreville, New Jersey

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Jersey Central Power & LightBUNDLED13.05104.25No DataIcon representing missing value.8,186,7531,067,974,998
PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420
South River, New Jersey Electric UtilityBUNDLED19.38114.8No DataIcon representing missing value.41,036.487,951,818.17

Zips with electric coverage in Sayreville, New Jersey include: 08857, 08879, 08859, 08872

Energy Production in Middlesex County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Middlesex County, New Jersey

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Middlesex County NJ Natural Gas 3,471,3011,283,964,079.58369.88No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
PSEG Sewaren Generating StationPSEG (100.00%)
Woodbridge CDP NJ Natural Gas 3,183,1221,151,584,961.32361.78YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Sayreville NJ Natural Gas 2,163,742829,008,484.92383.14No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sayreville Cogeneration FacilityVistra Energy (100.00%)
Sayreville NJ Natural Gas 346,120149,714,255.18432.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Middlesex County Utilities AuthorityMiddlesex Generating Company LLC (100.00%)
Sayreville NJ Landfill Gas 88,71628,657,349.34323.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bristol Myers Squibb New BrunswickBristol-Myers Squibb Co (100.00%)
New Brunswick NJ Natural Gas 55,94014,458,584.7258.47No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Cinnamon Bay Edgeboro LandfillCinnamon Bay LLC (100.00%)
South River NJ Landfill Gas 21,46213,023,273.05606.81No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Princeton Energy Center, LLCPrinceton Energy Center LLC (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Natural Gas 20,72111,744,300.4566.78No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Old Bridge Solar FarmNJR Solar (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Solar 13,142No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
ILR LandfillILR Landfill (100.00%)
South River NJ Solar 9,922No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Monroe Solar Farm, LLCNJR Solar (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Solar 8,594No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Carteret NJ Solar 8,146No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Livingston Solar CanopiesKey Government Finance, Inc. (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Solar 7,687No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Middlesex Apple Orchard SolarClean Capital (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Solar 7,285No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Parlin Power PlantEFS Parlin Holdings, LLC (100.00%)
Sayreville NJ Natural Gas 6,4633,471,026.02537.06No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Heller Industrial ParksMarina Energy (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Solar 6,069No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.5/2028
Woodbridge CDP NJ Solar 5,973No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sayreville Solar ProjectNJR Solar (100.00%)
Sayreville NJ Solar 5,459No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Amazon380 Middlesex Solar LLC (100.00%)
Carteret NJ Solar 5,242No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
145 Talmadge SolarAvidan Energy (100.00%)
Middlesex County NJ Solar 4,844No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Middlesex County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Around 2,998.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are released in the county due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 2354th worst in the United States. This adds up to total emissions of 2,474,112,022.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 131st highest for total pollution in the nation. Natural Gas is the fuel of choice in Middlesex County, with 97.96% of electricity production coming from the fuel. Taken together with Solar (1.19%) and Landfill Gas (0.85%), the three fuel types make up 100.00% of the production. Middlesex County isp home to 50 electricity generation plants, which is 13th highest in the country and 1113th highest when considering power plants per citizen.

NATURAL GAS
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97.96%
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1.19%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
0.85%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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-0.00%

Middlesex County, New Jersey Net Metering

There are 3 companies in Middlesex County providing electricity. Of those 3, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of New Jersey have some of the best net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Middlesex County one company reports energy loss, PSEG. They average an annual energy loss of 4.40%. The US average is 2.76%, meaning Middlesex County ranks 1535th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Middlesex County:

  • Carteret, New Jersey:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.69%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.69%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.62%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.62%
    • PSEG: 16.69%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.69%
  • Dunellen, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.73%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.73%
    • PSEG: 16.73%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.54%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.54%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.73%
  • Helmetta, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
  • Highland Park, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • PSEG: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Jamesburg, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
  • Metuchen, New Jersey:
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • PSEG: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
  • Middlesex, New Jersey:
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.57%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.72%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.57%
    • PSEG: 16.72%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.72%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.72%
  • Milltown, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • PSEG: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
  • New Brunswick, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.66%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.66%
    • PSEG: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
  • Perth Amboy, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 18.06%
    • Sunwave Energy: 15.27%
    • PSEG: 15.28%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 18.06%
    • Milltown Electric: 18.06%
    • Ambit Energy: 15.27%
  • Sayreville, New Jersey:
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 15.59%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • PSEG: 1.07%
  • South Amboy, New Jersey:
    • Milltown Electric: 16.65%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.65%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 16.65%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.65%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.65%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.74%
  • South Plainfield, New Jersey:
    • PSEG: 16.67%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.66%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.66%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
  • South River, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 0.27%
    • PSEG: 16.40%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Spotswood, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 16.67%
    • South River, New Jersey Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Milltown Electric: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%

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

FAQ

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

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1PSEG297,786
2Jersey Central Power & Light30,331
3South River, New Jersey Electric Utility6,348

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

The largest electricity provider in Middlesex County, New Jersey by total customer count is PSEG.

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

There are 3 electricity providers operating in Middlesex County, New Jersey.

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

There are 50 electricity plants in Middlesex County, New Jersey

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