Sussex County, New Jersey Electric Profile

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Sussex County emits 1,813.88 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 2,145.95.

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Sussex County customers are faced with outages averaging 91.99 minutes per incident, with around 0.79 outages a year.

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With 140,488 citizens living within the county and 72,265 megawatt hours produced a year, Sussex County has a per capita production rate of 0.51 megawatt hours. The city is 1596th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the US.

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As the 1399th largest generator of electricity out of 3220 counties in the US, Sussex County produces 72,265 megawatt hours of electricity.

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Sussex County produces 100.00% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 0.51 megawatt hours per citizen each year.

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Renewable fuel usage for electricity generation has dropped by 7.53% in the last 12 months in Sussex County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,146,315 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    8.16 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    72,265 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    72,265 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.51 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    254,828,614 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,813.88 kg

Hopatcong, NJ Electric Overview

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Hopatcong's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.97 cents per kilowatt hour. Thankfully, this is 14.03% less than New Jersey's average price of 16.25 cents. The city generates 276 megawatt hours from its electrical power plants, which is the 77th highest total generation for any city in New Jersey. The city ranks 71st in New Jersey out of 545 cities for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable fuels with a total of 276 megawatt hours produced.

Hopatcong emits 1,901.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 495th worst polluting city out of 545 cities in the state. At 1,901.05 kilograms per person and 14,281 citizens in the city, the city emits 27,148,934.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 81st highest amount in New Jersey for total emissions from electricity use. Solar is the fuel of choice in Hopatcong, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Hopatcong, which is the 35th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 64th highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hopatcong

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.123/kWh$184.63/mo.$69.66/mo.
16th12.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hopatcong
403rd$110.69Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hopatcong Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hopatcong, New Jersey

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Jersey Central Power & LightBUNDLED13.05104.25No DataIcon representing missing value.8,186,7531,067,974,998
Sussex Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.43117.17No DataIcon representing missing value.133,770.7716,630,394.12

Zips with electric coverage in Hopatcong, New Jersey include: 07843, 07849, 07821, 07874

Lake Mohawk CDP, NJ Electric Overview

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Lake Mohawk CDP's average residential electricity rate per kilowatt hour is 13.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.05% less than the average New Jersey rate of 16.25 cents, a welcome state of affairs for citizens of the city. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $112.39 per month. Jersey Central Power & Light is the largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

For every person in the city there are 1,905.57 kilograms of CO2 pollution. This ranks the city 282nd worst in New Jersey out of 545 cities for emissions per capita. A total of 17,148,190.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. The city must turn to neighboring towns or rural areas for electricity, because zero power production occurs in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lake Mohawk CDP

Lake Mohawk CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.123/kWh$184.63/mo.$69.66/mo.
2nd12.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lake Mohawk CDP
404th$110.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lake Mohawk CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lake Mohawk CDP, New Jersey

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Jersey Central Power & LightBUNDLED13.05104.25No DataIcon representing missing value.8,186,7531,067,974,998
Sussex Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.43117.17No DataIcon representing missing value.133,770.7716,630,394.12

Newton, NJ Electric Overview

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Newton has an average residential electricity rate of 13.96 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.05% less than the average state price of 16.25 cents and 3.81% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average residential power bill for a resident in the city is $112.39 per month. Newton produces 3.55% of the electricity consumed in the city and must import power from nearby municipalities or rural area electricity generation plants.

Newton emits 1,837.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 514th worst polluting city out of 545 cities in the state. At 1,837.96 kilograms per person and 7,910 citizens in the city, the city emits 14,538,224.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 194th highest amount in New Jersey for total emissions from electricity use. Solar is the fuel of choice in Newton, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Newton, which is the 35th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 41st highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newton

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.123/kWh$184.63/mo.$69.66/mo.
2nd12.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newton
404th$110.71Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newton, New Jersey

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Jersey Central Power & LightBUNDLED13.05104.25No DataIcon representing missing value.8,186,7531,067,974,998
Sussex Rural Electric CooperativeBUNDLED12.43117.17No DataIcon representing missing value.133,770.7716,630,394.12

Energy Production in Sussex County, New Jersey

Power Plants in Sussex County, New Jersey

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Sussex County NJ Solar 10,583No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Beaver RunHarmonyvale Energy, LLC (50.00%)Vitruvio Partners, LLC (50.00%)
Sussex County NJ Solar 9,796No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
G&S Wantage Solar LLCSunRay Power (44.35%)Centaurus Holdings, LLC (55.65%)
Sussex County NJ Solar 9,769No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
SX Landfill Energy LLCSX Landfill Energy LLC (100.00%)
Sussex County NJ Landfill Gas 5,7113,996,112.15699.72No DataIcon representing missing value.6/2020
Augusta Solar FarmTGCOP Operating Hodings I, LLC (100.00%)
Ross Corner CDP NJ Solar 4,728No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Selective InsuranceSelective Insurance (100.00%)
Branchville NJ Solar 3,693No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Sussex County NJ Solar 3,520No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Franklin NJ Solar 2,334No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
L'Oreal PiscatawayMarina Energy (100.00%)
Newton NJ Solar 2,290No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hopatcong NJ Solar 276No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Sussex County, New Jersey Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Sussex County results in the release of 254,828,613.76 kilograms of CO2 pollution, which is 1039th highest in the country out of 3220 counties. The county averages 1,813.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county’s pollution levels. The top fuel utilized in Sussex County is Solar, making up 92.10% of the fuel used in the county for electricity production. Sussex County is home to 10 power producing plants, which is the 16th highest number of plants within a county in New Jersey and the 6th highest amount of power plants per resident out of the state's 3220 counties.

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92.10%
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7.90%

Sussex County, New Jersey Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Sussex County offer net metering to their customers. Residents of New Jersey have highly favorable net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Providers In Each City in Sussex County:

  • Andover, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Branchville, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Franklin, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Hamburg, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Hopatcong, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.02%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 19.91%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.02%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.02%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.02%
  • Newton, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Ogdensburg, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Stanhope, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.03%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 19.88%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.03%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.03%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.03%
  • Sussex, New Jersey:
    • NuGen Capital Management: 20.00%
    • Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Jersey Central Power & Light: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%

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

FAQ

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

Sussex County, New Jersey has 3 electricity companies operating in the area.

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

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1Jersey Central Power & Light154,633
2Sussex Rural Electric Cooperative11,909
3Orange & Rockland3,151

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Sussex County, New Jersey?

By total megawatt hours sold, Jersey Central Power & Light is the largest electricity provider in Sussex County, New Jersey.

How many power plants are within Sussex County, New Jersey?

There are 10 active power plants in Sussex County, New Jersey

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16