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Albany County, New York Electricity Overview

Residents of Albany County are paying, on average, 52.70% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 24.62 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Consumers in Albany County, on average, pay $159.18 per month for residential electricity, compared to the nationwide average bill of $138.02.

Customers in the county deal with an average of 1.3 power outages each year, with outages lasting an average of 172.2 minutes.

Albany County emitted 1,267,634,378.26 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 10th highest polluting county in the state.

Albany County is home to 315,811 residents and its power generation facilities produce 3,931,940 megawatt hours of electricity a year, for a generation per capita average of 12.45 megawatt hours per capita per year.

The 3,931,940 megawatt hours of electricity generated by non-renewable energy ranks Albany County at 7th out of 62 counties in New York in non-renewable energy production.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,230,708 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,931,940 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,931,940 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.45 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,267,634,378 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    4,013.9 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Albany

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Albany Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

14.95¢ per kWh

  • 2.92% lower than last month
  • 7.64% higher than April last year
  • 34.89% lower than the New York average
  • 11.58% lower than the US average
  • 415th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 87 since April last year
  • 15,797th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,029 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,103 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.64¢ per kWh

  • 0.53% higher than last month
  • 10.68% lower than April last year
  • 26.68% lower than the New York average
  • 3.19% higher than the US average
  • 748th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 45 since April last year
  • 22,816th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 59 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,228 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$88.79 per month

  • 6.43% lower than last month
  • 9.64% higher than April last year
  • 18.45% lower than the New York average
  • 21.25% lower than the US average
  • 381st in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 4 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 135 since April last year
  • 6,078th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 272 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,523 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$104.13 per month

  • 0.63% higher than last month
  • 13.18% lower than April last year
  • 18.88% lower than the New York average
  • 23.48% lower than the US average
  • 385th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 413 since April last year
  • 4,575th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 101 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,389 since April last year

Albany, NY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Albany, which is 26.68% less than the state's average rate of 22.69 cents. This makes the city 748th out of 1306 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. National Grid has an estimated 1,380 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Albany average is 24.56% less at $104.13 per month.

Approximately 1,659.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 721st worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 167,339,879.21 kilograms, the city ranks 11th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 712,219.58 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Albany

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.218/kWh$0.109/kWh$166.86/mo.$60.86/mo.
748th16.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Albany
385th$104.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Albany Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Albany, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Abest Power & GasENERGY19.3084.2417,962.923,466,205.85
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY14.1084.38118,358.0316,689,044.75
All American Power and GasENERGY32.66138.423,709.581,211,699.16
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.6867.4960,298.117,648,630
American Power & GasENERGY16.51123.29104,565.3317,265,632.87

Zips with electric coverage in Albany, New York include: 12203, 12205, 12208, 12206, 12211, 12210, 12209, 12202, 12159, 12204, 12222 and 1 other zip code(s).

Cohoes, NY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Cohoes, which is 26.68% less than the state's average rate of 22.69 cents. This makes the city 748th out of 1306 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. National Grid has an estimated 266 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Cohoes average is 24.56% less at $104.13 per month.

Approximately 1,659.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 44th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 29,758,126.13 kilograms, the city ranks 113th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 126,654.33 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cohoes

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.218/kWh$0.109/kWh$166.86/mo.$60.86/mo.
748th16.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cohoes
385th$104.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cohoes Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cohoes, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Abest Power & GasENERGY19.3084.2417,962.923,466,205.85
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY14.1084.38118,358.0316,689,044.75
All American Power and GasENERGY32.66138.423,709.581,211,699.16
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.6867.4960,298.117,648,630
American Power & GasENERGY16.51123.29104,565.3317,265,632.87

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Latham CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Latham CDP, which is 26.68% less than the state's average rate of 22.69 cents. This makes the city 748th out of 1306 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. National Grid has an estimated 365 total residential customers, more than any other supplier who operates in the city. The national average monthly residential electric bill is $138.02, while the Latham CDP average is 24.56% less at $104.13 per month.

Approximately 1,659.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 721st worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 23,360,402.85 kilograms, the city ranks 148th highest in the state for total pollution from electricity consumption, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city's pollution levels. The 99,424.81 megawatt hours of electricity consumed in the city must be sourced from neighboring cities or counties as there are no power plants that call the city home.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Latham CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.218/kWh$0.109/kWh$166.86/mo.$60.86/mo.
748th16.64¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Latham CDP
385th$104.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Latham CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Latham CDP, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Abest Power & GasENERGY19.3084.2417,962.923,466,205.85
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY14.1084.38118,358.0316,689,044.75
All American Power and GasENERGY32.66138.423,709.581,211,699.16
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.6867.4960,298.117,648,630
American Power & GasENERGY16.51123.29104,565.3317,265,632.87

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Electricity Production in Albany County, New York

Power Plants in Albany County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bethlehem Energy CenterGeneration Bridge II New York LLC (100.00%)
Albany County NY Natural Gas 3,931,9402,234,385,517.7568.27

Albany County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 4,013.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the highest polluter in the state out of 62 counties. With total emissions of 1,267,634,378.26 kilograms, the county ranks 10th highest in New York and 268th in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Albany County is Natural Gas. The county generates 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Albany County has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

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Albany County, New York Net Metering

Albany County has 2 out of 48 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 10 electricity companies in Albany County that report energy loss. Combined, these 10 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.71% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Albany County a rank of 3rd best in New York out of 62 counties.

Providers In Each City in Albany County:

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

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Albany County, New York?

The largest electricity supplier in Albany County, New York by total customer count is National Grid.

How many electric companies offer service in Albany County, New York?

There are 48 electricity providers offering service in Albany County, New York.

How many power plants are in Albany County, New York?

Albany County, New York is home to one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Albany County, New York?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-07