Passaic County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Passaic County, New Jersey Overview

Passaic County produces 28.22% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 0.04 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the production of 71.78% of the megawatt hours produced in Passaic County, ranking it 757th in the nation out of 3221 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable sources.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Passaic County had a 4.37% drop over the preceding 12 months.

Consumers in Passaic County face an average of 0.79 outages lasting 91.99 minutes per year, compared to the national averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes an outage.

On average, Passaic County residents are responsible for 1,827.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita each year, making them the 13th worst polluting county based on per capita emissions.

Passaic County generates 20,741 megawatt hours of electricity from sustainable fuels. This ranks Passaic County 1272nd largest producing county in the country out of 3221 counties for total renewable electricity production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,095,391  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.81  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    73,486  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    20,741  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    52,745  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.14  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    957,929,872  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,827.7  kg

Electricity plans in New Jersey

There are 21105 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

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Paterson, NJ Electric Overview

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Paterson averages a residential electricity price of 16.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 2.88% more than New Jersey's average rate of 16.37 cents and 22.42% above the US average of 13.76 cents. The city is ranked 21st in New Jersey in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 18,224 megawatt hours generated. The city ranks 53rd out of 704 cities in New Jersey for renewable energy production per capita, with 0.11 megawatt hours being produced per person.

Emitting 289,232,949.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Paterson ranks 6th worst out of 704 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Averaging 1,810.74 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 661st highest in the state for pollution per capita. Roughly 100.00% of Paterson's electricity is generated using Conventional Hydroelectric. Paterson is home to one power generation plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Paterson

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.185/kWh$0.141/kWh $180.40/mo.$62.00/mo.
292nd 17.40¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Paterson
2nd $100.7 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Paterson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Paterson, New Jersey

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit Energy ENERGY 12.26 107.17 123,615 15,152,000
Energy Plus ENERGY 15.62 111.73 57,270 8,945,300
NuGen Capital Management BUNDLED
PSEG BUNDLED 17.40 100.7 12,955,764 2,254,550,960
Reliant Energy ENERGY 11.18 93.93 176,489 19,734,000

Zips with electric coverage in Paterson, New Jersey include: 07501, 07508, 07522, 07514, 07503, 07502, 07524, 07504, 07513, 07505

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Clifton, NJ Electric Overview

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Clifton averages a residential electricity price of 16.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 2.88% more than New Jersey's average rate of 16.37 cents and 22.42% above the US average of 13.76 cents. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the US, and Clifton is in on the action. They produce 50,076.54 megawatt hours using natural gas. The city has a shortage of 655,338.35 megawatt hours because of customers consuming 1304.86% more electricity than the city generates. This leads to the need to purchase extra electricity.

Emitting 164,951,097.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Clifton ranks 10th worst out of 704 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Averaging 1,826.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, the city ranks 658th highest in the state for pollution per capita. Roughly 99.71% of Clifton's electricity is generated using Natural Gas. Clifton is home to one power generation plant.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clifton

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.185/kWh$0.141/kWh $180.40/mo.$62.00/mo.
292nd 17.40¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clifton
2nd $100.7 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clifton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clifton, New Jersey

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit Energy ENERGY 12.26 107.17 123,615 15,152,000
Energy Plus ENERGY 15.62 111.73 57,270 8,945,300
NuGen Capital Management BUNDLED
PSEG BUNDLED 17.40 100.7 12,955,764 2,254,550,960
Reliant Energy ENERGY 11.18 93.93 176,489 19,734,000

Zips with electric coverage in Clifton, New Jersey include: 07055, 07011, 07110, 07013, 07012, 07043, 07014

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Passaic, NJ Electric Overview

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Passaic averages a residential electricity price of 16.84 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 2.88% more than New Jersey's average rate of 16.37 cents and 22.42% above the US average of 13.76 cents. PSEG has an estimated 4,594 total residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city.

Emitting 129,616,636.41 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Passaic ranks 14th worst out of 704 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 1,837.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 274th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 551,167.06 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Passaic

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.185/kWh$0.141/kWh $180.40/mo.$62.00/mo.
292nd 17.40¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Passaic
2nd $100.7 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Passaic Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Passaic, New Jersey

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Ambit Energy ENERGY 12.26 107.17 123,615 15,152,000
Energy Plus ENERGY 15.62 111.73 57,270 8,945,300
NuGen Capital Management BUNDLED
PSEG BUNDLED 17.40 100.7 12,955,764 2,254,550,960
Reliant Energy ENERGY 11.18 93.93 176,489 19,734,000

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Energy Production in Passaic County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Passaic County, New Jersey

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Hoffmann LaRochePB Nutclif Master, LLC (100.00%)
Clifton NJ Natural Gas 50,223 10,836,748.69 215.77
Great Falls Hydro ProjectEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Paterson NJ Conventional Hydroelectric 18,224
Montclair State University CogenUMM Energy Partners LLC. (100.00%)
Passaic County NJ Natural Gas 2,522 1,271,423.72 504.13
Harmon DC Totowa NJBed Bath & Beyond (100.00%)
Totowa NJ Solar 2,517

Passaic County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Passaic County has the 363rd highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 957,929,871.71 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 1,827.7 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Passaic County is the 2608th highest polluting county in the country. Natural Gas makes up 71.58% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Passaic County. Conventional Hydroelectric and Solar make up 24.80% and 3.43% of production, respectively. Passaic County is home to 4 power plants, which is the 20th highest number of power plants within a county in New Jersey.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
71.58%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
24.80%
SOLAR
Solar
3.43%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.20%

Passaic County, New Jersey Net Metering

Roughly 44.44% of the electricity suppliers in Passaic County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are highly favorable for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Passaic County is about 2.20% of all electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Passaic County a rank of 4th best in New Jersey out of 21.

Providers In Each City in Passaic County:

  • Bloomingdale, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.42%
    • Butler Electric: 12.57%
    • Energy Plus: 12.65%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.42%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.42%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.65%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.42%
    • YEP Energy: 12.42%
  • Clifton, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Haledon, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Hawthorne, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.49%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.49%
  • North Haledon, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Passaic, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Paterson, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Pompton Lakes, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.45%
    • Energy Plus: 12.45%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 12.42%
    • Orange & Rockland: 0.58%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.45%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.37%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.45%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.45%
    • YEP Energy: 12.37%
  • Prospect Park, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Ringwood, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 15.87%
    • Energy Plus: 15.88%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 3.03%
    • Orange & Rockland: 14.19%
    • Sunwave Energy: 15.87%
    • Town Square Energy: 1.70%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 15.88%
    • Reliant Energy: 15.87%
    • YEP Energy: 1.70%
  • Totowa, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%
  • Wanaque, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.29%
    • Energy Plus: 12.29%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 12.12%
    • Orange & Rockland: 2.09%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.29%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.18%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.29%
    • YEP Energy: 12.18%
  • Woodland Park, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 12.50%
    • Energy Plus: 12.50%
    • PSEG: 12.50%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.50%
    • Town Square Energy: 12.50%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 12.50%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.50%
    • YEP Energy: 12.50%

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

FAQ

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 PSEG 90,976
2 Orange & Rockland 30,650
3 Jersey Central Power & Light 9,627
4 Butler Electric 7,172
5 Reliant Energy 472
6 Ambit Energy 384
7 Energy Plus 189

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

The largest electricity supplier in Passaic County, New Jersey by megawatt hours sold is PSEG.

How many power plants are in Passaic County, New Jersey?

Passaic County, New Jersey has 4 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Passaic County, New Jersey has 9 electricity providers operating in the area.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-06