Ocean County, NJ: Electric Rates, Bills & Providers

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Ocean County, New Jersey Electricity Overview

Releasing 1,261,315,300.62 kilograms of CO2 gases, Ocean County has the 269th highest pollution level due to electricity use out of 3230 counties in the US.

Ocean County has experienced a reduction of 8.42% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation in the past year.

Ocean County produces 0.27 megawatt hours per resident of the county from renewable fuel types. This makes Ocean County the 1342nd highest ranking county out of 3230 counties for renewable generation per capita in the country.

Solar power usage in Ocean County has increased by 19.54% year over year, with 94,413 megawatt hours being produced from solar energy during the course of the previous year.

With a nationwide average residential electric bill of $138.3, Ocean County consumers pay about 20.49% more than their fellow Americans per month for electricity.

Over 48.31% of Ocean County's electricity generation comes from renewable fuel sources, ranking Ocean County at 3rd in the state for sustainable electricity generation.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,035,374 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.68 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    373,190 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    180,285 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    192,905 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.57 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,261,315,301 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,923.51 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Toms River CDP

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Toms River CDP Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

13.73¢ per kWh

  • 1.46% higher than last month
  • 3.49% higher than February last year
  • 21.25% lower than the New Jersey average
  • 16.46% lower than the US average
  • 258th in the state out of 704 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 13,255th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 318 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 3,346 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

13.92¢ per kWh

  • 0.28% higher than last month
  • 3.02% higher than February last year
  • 20.31% lower than the New Jersey average
  • 15.76% lower than the US average
  • 258th in the state out of 704 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 13,181st in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 635 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 579 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$94.44 per month

  • 12.64% lower than last month
  • 11.65% higher than February last year
  • 7.19% lower than the New Jersey average
  • 28.42% lower than the US average
  • 500th in the state out of 704 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 5 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since February last year
  • 4,495th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 405 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,009 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$107.29 per month

  • 0.77% higher than last month
  • 1.03% higher than February last year
  • 6.81% lower than the New Jersey average
  • 20.94% lower than the US average
  • 502nd in the state out of 704 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 5,110th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 87 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 117 since February last year

Toms River CDP, NJ Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Toms River CDP is around 13.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.05% below the state's average rate of 17.86 cents and 13.07% lower than the nationwide average of 16.02 cents. Toms River CDP produces 5.41% of the electricity needed in the city and must purchase power from plants outside of their city limits or rural area electricity generation facilities. Jersey Central Power & Light sells an estimated 145,472.45 megawatt hours in the city each year, which is more than any other electricity provider.

Toms River CDP is the 8th worst ranked city in the state out of 704 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 162,800,768.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. This total results in 1,713.31 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, which ranks the city 680th highest in New Jersey for pollution per capita. Around 100.00% of Toms River CDP's electricity is produced using Solar. Toms River CDP has the 33rd highest number of power generation plants of any city in the state, with one total power plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Toms River CDP

Toms River CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.123/kWh$193.71/mo.$69.66/mo.
258th13.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Toms River CDP
502nd$107.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Toms River CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Toms River CDP, New Jersey

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY20.65107.812,010.05415,169.49
All American Power and GasENERGY32.63204.13,277.221,069,299.29
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.75102.3211,558.741,820,996.96
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.74111.7492,541.8612,714,186.19
American Power & GasENERGY20.99167.6118,661.113,917,187.93

Zips with electric coverage in Toms River CDP, New Jersey include: 08753, 08757, 08755

Lakewood CDP, NJ Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Lakewood CDP is around 13.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.05% below the state's average rate of 17.86 cents and 13.07% lower than the nationwide average of 16.02 cents. Jersey Central Power & Light is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.3, while the Lakewood CDP average is 22.42% lower at $107.29 per month.

Lakewood CDP is the 14th worst ranked city in the state out of 704 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 134,920,768.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 432nd worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 1,811.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lakewood CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.123/kWh$193.71/mo.$69.66/mo.
258th13.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lakewood CDP
502nd$107.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lakewood CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lakewood CDP, New Jersey

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY20.65107.812,010.05415,169.49
All American Power and GasENERGY32.63204.13,277.221,069,299.29
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.75102.3211,558.741,820,996.96
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.74111.7492,541.8612,714,186.19
American Power & GasENERGY20.99167.6118,661.113,917,187.93

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Point Pleasant, NJ Electricity Overview

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The average residential electricity price for citizens of Point Pleasant is around 13.92 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.05% below the state's average rate of 17.86 cents and 13.07% lower than the nationwide average of 16.02 cents. Jersey Central Power & Light is the largest vendor in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The national average monthly residential power bill is $138.3, while the Point Pleasant average is 22.42% lower at $107.29 per month.

Point Pleasant is the 61st worst ranked city in the state out of 704 when it comes to total emissions due to electricity consumption, with the city emitting 34,124,620.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. The city also ranks 432nd worst in the state in emissions per person in the city, averaging 1,811.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per capita. The city has zero power plants currently operating within the city limits.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.151/kWh$0.123/kWh$193.71/mo.$69.66/mo.
258th13.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Point Pleasant
502nd$107.29Average residential monthly electricity bill for Point Pleasant Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY20.65107.812,010.05415,169.49
All American Power and GasENERGY32.63204.13,277.221,069,299.29
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY15.75102.3211,558.741,820,996.96
Ambit EnergyENERGY13.74111.7492,541.8612,714,186.19
American Power & GasENERGY20.99167.6118,661.113,917,187.93

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Electricity Production in Ocean County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Ocean County, New Jersey

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
NAEA Lakewood LLC
Ocean County NJ Natural Gas 379,559169,810,177.51447.39
NAEA Ocean Peaking Power LLCThe Carlyle Group (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Natural Gas 190,329108,341,197.72569.23
Ocean County LandfillEPP Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Landfill Gas 82,92746,713,142.54563.3
EDF Ph1 Toms RiverToms River Merchant Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Toms River CDP NJ Solar 39,504
KDC Solar PR1, LLCKDC Solar LLC (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Solar 30,186
Ocean County NJ Solar 14,509
Forked RiverForked River Power, LLC (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Natural Gas 7,3465,588,781.66760.79
French's Landfill PVEDF Renewables (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Solar 6,194
Bayville Central FacilityOcean County Utilities Auth (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Other Biomass Gas 3,467916,971.07264.49
Jackson Board of Education-Liberty HSDom Solar Lessor I, LP (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Solar 1,784
Ocean County NJ Solar 1,482
NES Rutgers SolarNES Rutgers (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Solar 571
Plumsted 537 LLCPlumsted 537 LLC (100.00%)
Ocean County NJ Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -5,109

Ocean County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When it comes to electricity generation, Ocean County's top fuel type is Natural Gas, accounting for 53.02%, or 197,879.47 megawatt hours of production in the county. Also used is Solar at 25.30% and Landfill Gas at 22.22% of production. On average, the county's citizens emit 1,923.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 10th worst polluting county out of 21 counties in the state and 2587th out of 3230 counties nationally. At 1,923.51 kilograms per person and 9,261,699 citizens in the county, the county emits 1,261,315,300.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. There are 13 electricity generation plants in Ocean County, which is the 160th highest number of plants in a county in the United States.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
53.02%
SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
25.30%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
22.22%
OTHER BIOMASS GAS
Other Biomass Gas
0.79%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.04%
OTHER
Other
-1.37%

Ocean County, New Jersey Net Metering

Ocean County has 2 out of 56 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of New Jersey has great state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Ocean County has 3 companies who report energy loss. The average energy loss for these 3 suppliers is 4.34%. With a national average energy loss of 2.87%, Ocean County is ranked as the 1182nd best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Ocean County:

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

FAQ

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

By total revenue, Jersey Central Power & Light is the largest electricity supplier in Ocean County, New Jersey.

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

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

Ocean County, New Jersey is home to 56 electricity companies offering service in the area.

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

Ocean County, New Jersey is home to 13 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2024-05-27