Somerset County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Somerset County is the 912th highest county in the country for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 0.15 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel types.

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While the national average residential rate of electricity is 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, Somerset County’s average rate is 15.43% higher at 15.53 cents per kilowatt hour.

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Somerset County is the 203rd highest producer of solar power by total megawatt hours generated in the nation out of 3220 counties.

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Somerset County is ranked 1279th in the United States out of 3220 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 0.27 megawatt hours per person per year.

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Emitting 609,598,028.47 kilograms of CO2 gases, Somerset County has the 538th highest pollution level from electricity use of any county in the country and 14th highest in the state.

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Somerset County produces 35.67% of its electricity from non-renewable fuels, resulting in a ranking of 14th out of 21 counties in the state for total electricity production from non-renewable sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,683,945 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    136,161 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    87,593 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    48,567 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.41 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    609,598,028 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,853.25 kg

Somerset CDP, NJ Electric Overview

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Somerset CDP's inhabitants are billed an average residential electricity rate of 16.36 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this rate is above both the state and the United States average rates of 16.25 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $104.73. This is 6.89% less than the state average of $112.48. Selling 100,239.43 megawatt hours, PSEG is the largest provider in the city.

Somerset CDP emits 1,905.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 282nd worst polluting city out of 545 cities in the state. A total of 46,703,522.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city. The city has no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Somerset CDP

Somerset CDP 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.
295th17.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Somerset CDP
36th$101.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Somerset CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Somerset CDP, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420

North Plainfield, NJ Electric Overview

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On average, North Plainfield's inhabitants purchase residential electricity for 16.36 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.73% above the state's average rate of 16.25 cents and 21.66% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. The New Jersey average monthly residential electricity bill is $112.48, while the North Plainfield average is 6.89% less at $104.73 per month. This is the 36th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. PSEG has 4,063 total residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier in the city.

North Plainfield emits 1,905.57 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen in the city due to electricity use, which makes it the 483rd highest polluting city out of 545 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 40,971,579.27 kilograms, which is the 50th worst total amount of pollution for any city in New Jersey. There are no power producing plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in North Plainfield

North Plainfield 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.
295th17.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of North Plainfield
36th$101.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for North Plainfield Residents

Electric Companies With Service in North Plainfield, New Jersey

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PSEGBUNDLED17.46101.47No DataIcon representing missing value.12,830,0262,240,163,420

Zips with electric coverage in North Plainfield, New Jersey include: 07060, 07063, 07062, 07069

Bradley Gardens CDP, NJ Electric Overview

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Bradley Gardens CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 15.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.26% lower than New Jersey's average price of 16.25 cents and 16.85% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. PSEG is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $106.81 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Consumers in Bradley Gardens CDP have a 5.04% discount compared to the rest of the United States.

Around 1,905.57 kilograms of CO2 pollution per person are released in the city due to electricity use, ranking them as the 51st highest polluter in New Jersey out of 545 cities. With total emissions of 27,440,153.55 kilograms, the city ranks 79th worst in the state for total pollution from electricity use. Because there is no electricity production occurring within the city, Bradley Gardens CDP must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to import all of the megawatt hours they consume each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bradley Gardens CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.137/kWh$181.93/mo.$68.81/mo.
208th15.86¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bradley Gardens CDP
147th$102.47Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bradley Gardens CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bradley Gardens CDP, 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

Energy Production in Somerset County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Somerset County, New Jersey

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CIP II/AR Bridgewater Holdings - NJCOECOE Bridgewater LLC c/o Thor Equities, LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Natural Gas 28,162.266,670,254.68236.85No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
IIV000 Mt Bethel Fuel Cell2016 ESA Project Company, LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Natural Gas 19,8987,585,139.24381.2No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
NorthPark SolarTGCOP Operating Hodings I, LLC (100.00%)
Millstone NJ Solar 15,897No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
New Road Solar, LLCNJR Solar (100.00%)
Ten Mile Run CDP NJ Solar 15,781No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Imclone Solar Electric FacilityClean Capital (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Solar 13,228No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pfizer Peapack SolarClean Capital (100.00%)
Peapack and Gladstone NJ Solar 10,005No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rotor ClipRotor Clip Company, Inc. (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Solar 5,135No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Bernards SolarNJR Solar (100.00%)
Bernardsville NJ Solar 4,405No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Silvi Gibraltar RockClean Capital (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Solar 3,778No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Finderne CDP NJ Solar 2,903No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Solar Star New Jersey NJ LLCTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Solar 2,344No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Raritan ITSJanssen Pharmaceutical Co (100.00%)
Raritan NJ Solar 2,197No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SkillmanJanssen Pharmaceutical Co (100.00%)
Raritan NJ Solar 2,180No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Raritan NJ Solar 1,997No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Carrier ClinicSunlight General Capital Solar (100.00%)
Belle Mead CDP NJ Solar 1,843No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Connell East LLCConnell East LLC. (100.00%)
Watchung NJ Solar 1,529.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Patriots StadiumSunlight General Capital Solar (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Solar 1,299No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clyde CDP NJ Solar 1,113No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
RB Manufacturing LLC Belle Mead NJRB Manufacturing LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County NJ Solar 1,003.86No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Rariton OMPJanssen Pharmaceutical Co (100.00%)
Raritan NJ Solar 99252,104.9252.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Somerset County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis shows us the emissions efficiency of a county. Somerset County averages 1,853.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption. This adds up to total emissions of 609,598,028.47 kilograms of CO2 emissions, making the county the 14th highest for total emissions in New Jersey. The county has 21 electricity producing plants, which is 4th highest in the state. When considering electricity generation, Somerset County's main fuel is Solar, accounting for 87,593.41 megawatt hours, or 64.33% of production in the county. Natural Gas (35.67%) is also used in electricity generation, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (0.00%).

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64.33%
NATURAL GAS
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35.67%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
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0.00%

Somerset County, New Jersey Net Metering

Somerset County has 2 out of 2 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and New Jersey has favorable laws for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Somerset County one company reports energy loss, PSEG. They average an annual energy loss of 4.40%. The national average for energy loss is 2.76% while the New Jersey average is 0.67%, resulting in a rank of 1535th best in the United States and a state rank of 1st best out of 3220 and 21 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Somerset County, New Jersey

Providers In Each City in Somerset County:

  • Bernardsville, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 25.00%
  • Bound Brook, New Jersey:
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
  • Far Hills, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 25.00%
  • Manville, New Jersey:
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
  • Millstone, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
  • North Plainfield, New Jersey:
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Peapack and Gladstone, New Jersey:
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Raritan, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 0.51%
    • PSEG: 24.49%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
  • Rocky Hill, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Somerville, New Jersey:
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
  • South Bound Brook, New Jersey:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 25.00%
  • Watchung, New Jersey:
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 12.96%
    • NuGen Capital Management: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PSEG: 12.04%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Somerset County, New Jersey?

The largest electricity company in Somerset County, New Jersey by total revenue is PSEG.

How many power plants are located within Somerset County, New Jersey?

There are 21 active electricity plants located in Somerset County, New Jersey

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

Somerset County, New Jersey is home to 2 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

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

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1PSEG233,203
2Jersey Central Power & Light40,988

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16