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Electricity In New York
- Total Consumption139,774,907 MWh / 7.19 MWh per capita
- CO2 Equivalent Emissions34,353,178,467 kg
- Total Production128,980,053 MWh / 6.63 MWh per capita
Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New York
New York residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.
Energy Profile of New York
New York's Electricity Prices and Usage
New York's average electricity rate in 2021 is 18.72 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 40.47% more than the United States average rate of 13.33 cents. New York ranks as the 44th best priced state in the United States by average electric rate. When shopping for electricity, customers have an abundance of options to compare for their electricity supplier due to the deregulated electricity market that exists in the state. With a population of 19,453,561 citizens, the state is the 4th largest state by population in the United States. With annual generation of 128,980,053.48 megawatt hours, New York is the 7th largest generator of electricity in the nation. Overall, customers living within state use a grand total of over 139,700,000 megawatt hours for their electricity needs, which is the 6th highest amount for total electricity use by a state. Renewable fuel usage for electricity production has dropped by 3.04% over the course of the previous 12 months in New York.
Electricity Providers in New York
|Provider||Rate (¢)||Average Bill ($)||Residential Sales (MWh)||Residential Revenues ($)||State Production (MWh)||State Emissions (KG)|
|Long Island Power Authority||21.41||170.06||9,748,601||2,086,881,676||1,466,316.36||8,182,519,886.6|
|New York State Electric & Gas||11.87||89.9||6,039,898||717,085,868||104,595||3,554,053,662.71|
|Rochester Gas and Electric||12.89||89.96||2,523,225||325,162,000||20,101||1,488,248,429.53|
|Central Hudson Gas and Electric||17.61||126.68||1,854,171||326,609,000||72,563||1,239,235,973.69|
|Orange & Rockland||18.47||123.27||1,096,166||202,503,392||406,845,311.91|
Power Plants in New York
|Plant||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (KG)||Emissions per MWh (KG/MWh)||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
Robert Moses NiagaraNew York Power Authority (100.00%)
Nine Mile Point Nuclear StationLong Island Power Authority (9.00%)Exelon Corporation (45.51%)
Indian Point 3Entergy Power (100.00%)
Indian Point 2Entergy Power (100.00%)
Robert Moses Power DamNew York Power Authority (100.00%)
James A FitzpatrickExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Bethlehem Energy CenterPSEG (100.00%)
R E Ginna Nuclear Power PlantExelon Corporation (50.01%)
CPV Valley Energy CenterCPV Valley, LLC (100.00%)
Cricket Valley Energy
About 0 megawatt hours of electricity in New York are created a year using natural gas. This is 0 megawatt hours per consumer in the state per year.
New York has seen its CO2 equivalent pollution on account of electricity consumption rise 8.35% over the last year.
Residents of New York consume enough electricity to emit 1,765.91 kilograms per person of CO2 equivalent gases per year, which is the 50th highest amount of pollution from electricity consumption for a state in the US.
The average monthly electricity cost in New York is 4.54% below the nationwide average monthly expense.
New York has achieved a reduction of 1.28% in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production within the previous 12 months.
New York generates 92.28% of their required electricity and must import the additional 7.72% from nearby states.
|County||Population||Providers||Plants||Rate (¢)||Avg. Electric Bill|
|Albany County||305,506||10 providers||15||12.27||$82.11/mo|
|Allegany County||46,091||20 providers||3||8.96||$68.97/mo|
|Bronx County||1,418,207||1 provider||7||26.31||$106.57/mo|
|Broome County||190,488||15 providers||4||8.72||$79.92/mo|
|Cattaraugus County||76,117||22 providers||3||10.02||$82.22/mo|
|Cayuga County||76,576||10 providers||3||10.23||$81.73/mo|
|Chautauqua County||126,903||16 providers||3||9.22||$77.76/mo|
|Chemung County||83,456||11 providers||6||10.52||$88.26/mo|
|Chenango County||47,207||15 providers||9.36||$86.25/mo|
|Clinton County||80,485||7 providers||18||10.68||$85.58/mo|
|Columbia County||59,461||15 providers||1||13.98||$99.24/mo|
|Cortland County||47,581||15 providers||9.38||$85.71/mo|
|Delaware County||44,135||16 providers||12.00||$92.38/mo|
|Dutchess County||294,218||16 providers||8||16.27||$117.63/mo|
|Erie County||918,702||17 providers||10||12.16||$86.71/mo|
|Essex County||36,885||6 providers||3||12.34||$89.06/mo|
|Franklin County||50,022||6 providers||8||12.30||$88.40/mo|
|Fulton County||53,383||9 providers||10||11.34||$80.65/mo|
|Genesee County||57,280||14 providers||8||9.36||$78.69/mo|
|Greene County||47,188||10 providers||4||14.80||$105.18/mo|
|Hamilton County||4,416||8 providers||12.22||$84.74/mo|
|Herkimer County||61,319||15 providers||6||8.06||$70.61/mo|
|Jefferson County||109,834||5 providers||25||8.57||$80.09/mo|
|Kings County||2,559,903||2 providers||18||26.12||$108.96/mo|
|Lewis County||26,296||10 providers||22||8.04||$77.48/mo|
|Livingston County||62,914||15 providers||9.91||$78.99/mo|
|Madison County||70,941||17 providers||7||9.44||$83.32/mo|
|Monroe County||741,770||11 providers||14||8.15||$77.21/mo|
|Montgomery County||49,221||11 providers||4||11.27||$83.44/mo|
|Nassau County||1,356,924||7 providers||14||16.62||$122.56/mo|
|New York County||1,628,706||3 providers||15||26.31||$106.57/mo|
|Niagara County||209,281||8 providers||11||12.28||$87.46/mo|
|Oneida County||228,671||12 providers||15||8.01||$74.51/mo|
|Onondaga County||460,528||16 providers||9||9.59||$78.36/mo|
|Ontario County||109,777||10 providers||10||10.80||$84.73/mo|
|Orange County||384,940||15 providers||22||16.29||$114.62/mo|
|Orleans County||40,352||10 providers||4||9.02||$80.04/mo|
|Oswego County||117,124||11 providers||18||11.64||$85.06/mo|
|Otsego County||59,493||18 providers||3||10.78||$85.94/mo|
|Putnam County||98,320||13 providers||1||16.16||$104.66/mo|
|Queens County||2,253,858||5 providers||14||23.01||$112.03/mo|
|Rensselaer County||158,714||14 providers||13||12.36||$85.80/mo|
|Richmond County||476,143||1 provider||4||26.31||$106.57/mo|
|Rockland County||325,789||5 providers||8||18.47||$123.27/mo|
|Saratoga County||229,863||6 providers||22||12.58||$86.83/mo|
|Schenectady County||155,299||8 providers||1||12.35||$83.08/mo|
|Schoharie County||30,999||11 providers||2||11.89||$91.68/mo|
|Schuyler County||17,807||9 providers||1||9.96||$88.07/mo|
|Seneca County||34,016||6 providers||4||11.64||$91.24/mo|
|St. Lawrence County||107,740||13 providers||10.64||$82.96/mo|
|Steuben County||95,379||14 providers||6||9.70||$81.94/mo|
|Suffolk County||1,476,601||5 providers||49||25.90||$186.60/mo|
|Sullivan County||75,432||13 providers||14||14.99||$106.51/mo|
|Tioga County||48,203||13 providers||2||8.85||$80.00/mo|
|Tompkins County||102,180||11 providers||12||9.51||$88.68/mo|
|Ulster County||177,573||8 providers||9||16.51||$118.15/mo|
|Warren County||63,944||2 providers||4||13.30||$88.22/mo|
|Washington County||61,204||6 providers||6||12.87||$88.73/mo|
|Wayne County||89,918||8 providers||5||9.31||$80.89/mo|
|Westchester County||967,506||12 providers||14||23.89||$104.37/mo|
|Wyoming County||39,859||14 providers||7||9.28||$73.55/mo|
|Yates County||24,913||9 providers||2||10.31||$82.50/mo|
Roughly 34,353,178,466.78 kilograms of CO2 & CO2 equivalent gases are emitted in the state of New York from electricity production. Additionally, the state ranks 50th highest in the country for pollution per capita, which could be argued to be the more important metric. Natural Gas makes up 42.42% of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the state of New York. When taken together with Nuclear (28.12%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (22.40%), these three fuel types account for 119,880,598.92 megawatt hours (or 92.95%) of the electricity generation in the state. New York has 586 power generation plants, which is the 4th highest number of plants within a state and the 30th highest rate of power plants per person in a state.
FAQ: Common Questions About Energy in New York
What is the average electric bill in New York?
The average electricity bill in New York in 2021 is $115 while the United States average is $120.
Where does New York get its electricity?
New York’s electricity is produced using mainly Natural Gas, which makes up 42.42% of the fuel used in the state.
How much does electricity cost in New York?
The average cost per kilowatt hour of electricity in New York in 2021 is 18.72 cents.