Passaic County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Residents of Passaic County consume enough electricity to emit 1,894.83 kilograms of CO2 gases per year per person, which is the 13th highest amount of pollution from electricity use for a county in New Jersey.

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Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the generation of 70.37% of the megawatt hours produced in Passaic County, ranking it 15th out of 21 counties in New Jersey for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

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Passaic County ranks 788th out of 3220 counties in the US for solar electricity production per capita, averaging 0.01 megawatt hours produced per person.

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Power facilities in Passaic County experienced a 28.07% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation over the course of the past year, which is an unfortunate circumstance.

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Passaic County is home to 501,826 citizens and its power generating plants generate 65,854 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 0.13 megawatt hours per capita per year.

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There was a 4.82% decrease in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year in Passaic County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,094,662 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    65,854 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    19,510 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    46,344 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.13 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    950,875,837 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,894.83 kg

Paterson, NJ Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Paterson are paying an average residential electricity price of 15.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.45% lower than the average New Jersey rate of 16.25 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The city ranks 14th out of 545 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels with a total of 16,993 megawatt hours produced. The city has grown the amount of electricity produced by hydroelectric power sources by about 17.31% over the past year.

Paterson is the 5th worst ranked city in New Jersey out of 545 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 273,691,527.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 1,878.33 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 503rd worst in New Jersey for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 35th most in the state and 78th most when considering power plants per capita Paterson's power plants most often use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 100.00% (or 16,993 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Paterson

Paterson 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.
167th14.87¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Paterson
154th$103.36Average residential monthly electricity bill for Paterson Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Paterson, New Jersey

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Butler ElectricBUNDLED12.28105.25No DataIcon representing missing value.105,465.7612,954,004.56
PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420

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

Clifton, NJ Electric Overview

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On average, Clifton's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 15.20 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.41% lower than the average state price of 16.25 cents and 13.04% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city has a shortage of 648,880.2 megawatt hours because of consumers using 1400.14% more electricity than the city produces. PSEG has 16,520 residential customers, which is more than any other provider in the city.

Releasing 161,531,370.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Clifton is the 10th worst out of 545 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. The city also ranks 498th highest in New Jersey in pollution per resident, averaging 1,895.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions emissions per person in the city. The city has the 35th highest power producing plant of any city in New Jersey, with one total plant. This translates to the 76th most plants per person in the state. For electricity generation purposes, Clifton's primary fuel source is Natural Gas, accounting for 46,293.08 megawatt hours, or 99.89% of production in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Clifton

Clifton 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.
175th14.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Clifton
150th$103.35Average residential monthly electricity bill for Clifton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Clifton, New Jersey

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Butler ElectricBUNDLED12.28105.25No DataIcon representing missing value.105,465.7612,954,004.56
PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420

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

Passaic, NJ Electric Overview

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Passaic has an average residential electricity rate of 15.23 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.28% lower than the state's average rate of 16.25 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PSEG. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $104.95 per month, while the New Jersey average is $112.48. Customers in Passaic pay a 6.69% discount compared to other citizens in the state.

Electricity consumption in Passaic creates 133,425,841.07 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 14th most of any city in New Jersey. Additionally, the city ranks 51st worst in New Jersey in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Passaic

Passaic 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.
176th14.92¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Passaic
160th$103.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Passaic Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Passaic, New Jersey

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Butler ElectricBUNDLED12.28105.25No DataIcon representing missing value.105,465.7612,954,004.56
PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420
Park Ridge, New Jersey Electric UtilityBUNDLED15.57114.15No DataIcon representing missing value.30,169.724,698,394.19

Energy Production in Passaic County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Passaic County, New Jersey

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Hoffmann LaRochePB Nutclif Master, LLC (100.00%)
Clifton NJ Natural Gas 46,3449,992,631.46215.62No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Great Falls Hydro ProjectEagle Creek RE LLC (100.00%)
Paterson NJ Conventional Hydroelectric 16,993No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Harmon DC Totowa NJBed Bath & Beyond (100.00%)
Totowa NJ Solar 2,517No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Passaic County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Passaic County results in the release of 950,875,837.04 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 10th highest in the state out of 21 counties. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,894.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 13th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity facilities in the county most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 46,293.08 megawatt hours (or 70.30%) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. When combined with Conventional Hydroelectric (25.80%) and Solar (3.82%), the three fuel types account for 99.92% of the production in the county. Passaic County has 3 power producing plants in the county. This is the 623rd most power plants within a single county and the 1969th highest number of plants per resident, out of 3220 counties, in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
70.30%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
25.80%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
3.82%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%

Passaic County, New Jersey Net Metering

There are 4 companies in Passaic County supplying electricity. Of those 4, 4 of them offer some type of net metering option for their consumers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Regulations put in place at the state level are some of the best for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

In Passaic County one company reports energy loss, PSEG. They average an annual energy loss of 4.40%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Passaic County a rank of 1st best in the state out of 21.

Power Companies in Passaic County, New Jersey

Providers In Each City in Passaic County:

  • Bloomingdale, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.22%
    • Sunwave Energy: 19.85%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 19.85%
    • Butler Electric: 20.22%
    • Ambit Energy: 19.85%
  • Clifton, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.03%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.03%
    • PSEG: 20.03%
    • Butler Electric: 19.87%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.03%
  • Haledon, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Butler Electric: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Hawthorne, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.01%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.01%
    • PSEG: 19.99%
    • Butler Electric: 19.96%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.01%
  • North Haledon, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Butler Electric: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 19.99%
  • Passaic, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Park Ridge, New Jersey Electric Utility: 0.59%
    • Butler Electric: 19.41%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Paterson, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Butler Electric: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Pompton Lakes, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 19.80%
    • Sunwave Energy: 19.80%
    • Orange & Rockland: 0.92%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 19.66%
    • Madison, New Jersey Electric Utility: 0.28%
    • Butler Electric: 19.75%
    • Ambit Energy: 19.80%
  • Prospect Park, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Butler Electric: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Ringwood, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 17.89%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 2.14%
    • Park Ridge, New Jersey Electric Utility: 0.23%
    • Butler Electric: 19.73%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Totowa, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Butler Electric: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Wanaque, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 19.41%
    • Sunwave Energy: 19.41%
    • Orange & Rockland: 3.31%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 19.23%
    • Butler Electric: 19.23%
    • Ambit Energy: 19.41%
  • Woodland Park, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PSEG: 20.00%
    • Butler Electric: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%

* 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 RankArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.County CustomersArrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.
1PSEG87,145
2Orange & Rockland31,608
3Jersey Central Power & Light13,217
4Butler Electric3,416

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

Passaic County, New Jersey is home to 4 electricity providers offering service in the area.

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

By total customer count, PSEG is the largest electricity company in Passaic County, New Jersey.

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

There are 3 power plants located in Passaic County, New Jersey

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