Cattaraugus County, New York Electric Profile

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Cattaraugus County, New York Overview

Cattaraugus County is ranked as the 1353rd highest producer of electricity out of 3221 counties in the nation for total electricity production, producing 92,093 megawatt hours.

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 89.97% of the megawatt hours produced in Cattaraugus County, ranking it 24th in New York out of 62 counties for total megawatt hours generated from non-renewable fuel types.

Cattaraugus County released 141,437,325.19 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which ranks them as the 29th worst polluting county out of 62 counties in New York.

Cattaraugus County generates 1.2 megawatt hours per capita each year, making it the 1414th highest county out of 3221 counties for production per capita in the US.

Cattaraugus County has experienced a 17.59% decline within the previous year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

At an average residential price of 15.35 cents per kilowatt hour in the county compared to the nationwide average 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, citizens of Cattaraugus County pay a 11.58% markup from the national average rate.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    537,778  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.98  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    92,093  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    9,234  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    82,859  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.2  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    141,437,325  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,835.85  kg

Electricity plans in New York

There are 21105 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

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  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
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Olean, NY Electric Overview

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Olean's residents spend, on average, 15.54 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 20.06% lower than New York's average price of 19.44 cents. With an estimated 346 residential customers, National Grid is the largest provider in the city. There has been a 17.59% drop in the use of renewable fuels (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Olean within the past 12 months.

In Olean, Natural Gas makes up 89.92% of the fuel used for electricity generation. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil account for 10.03% and 0.05% of electricity production, respectively. The city residents average 2,972.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity use, which ranks them 21st highest in New York out of 1306 in this category. This comes to a total pollution amount of 41,425,229.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Olean has 4 power generation plants, which is the 4th highest out of any city in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Olean

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.174/kWh$0.109/kWh $118.57/mo.$60.86/mo.
387th 13.62¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Olean
763rd $105.39 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Olean Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Olean, New York

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Abest Power & Gas ENERGY 8.31 46.63 21,291 1,770,000
Ambit Energy ENERGY 5.79 42.43 1,031,803 59,731,000
Energy Plus ENERGY 11.96 57.93 68,145 8,150,800
National Grid BUNDLED 14.89 97.22 10,510,290 1,565,320,181
Reliant Energy ENERGY 8.79 63.08 259,512 22,818,000

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Salamanca, NY Electric Overview

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Salamanca's residents spend, on average, 13.72 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 29.41% less than New York's average price of 19.44 cents. The city has an average of 0.75 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are on average 165.34 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $101.62 per month, while the nationwide average is $122.19.

The electricity sold in Salamanca has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 1,584.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 9,396,588.5 kilograms, which is the 317th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Salamanca

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.174/kWh$0.109/kWh $118.57/mo.$60.86/mo.
33rd 10.92¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Salamanca
35th $89.56 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Salamanca Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Salamanca, New York

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Abest Power & Gas ENERGY 8.31 46.63 21,291 1,770,000
Ambit Energy ENERGY 5.79 42.43 1,031,803 59,731,000
Energy Plus ENERGY 11.96 57.93 68,145 8,150,800
National Grid BUNDLED 14.89 97.22 10,510,290 1,565,320,181
Reliant Energy ENERGY 8.79 63.08 259,512 22,818,000

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St. Bonaventure CDP, NY Electric Overview

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St. Bonaventure CDP's residents spend, on average, 15.54 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity. Thankfully, this is 20.06% lower than New York's average price of 19.44 cents. The city has an average of 0.75 electrical outages per consumer per year. These outages are on average 165.34 minutes. In contrast, the US average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $111.3 per month, while the nationwide average is $122.19.

The electricity sold in St. Bonaventure CDP has to be sourced from neighboring cities and rural areas, since there are no power production plants in the city. For every citizen in the city there are 1,584.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Total emissions in the city are 3,111,064.81 kilograms, which is the 624th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in St. Bonaventure CDP

St. Bonaventure CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.174/kWh$0.109/kWh $118.57/mo.$60.86/mo.
387th 13.62¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of St. Bonaventure CDP
763rd $105.39 Average residential monthly electricity bill for St. Bonaventure CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in St. Bonaventure CDP, New York

Provider Service Type Residential Rate (¢) Residential Average Bill ($) City Production (MWh) Residential Sales (MWh) Residential Revenues ($)
Abest Power & Gas ENERGY 8.31 46.63 21,291 1,770,000
Ambit Energy ENERGY 5.79 42.43 1,031,803 59,731,000
Energy Plus ENERGY 11.96 57.93 68,145 8,150,800
National Grid BUNDLED 14.89 97.22 10,510,290 1,565,320,181
Reliant Energy ENERGY 8.79 63.08 259,512 22,818,000

Zips with electric coverage in St. Bonaventure CDP, New York include: 14760, 14706, 14778

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Energy Production in Cattaraugus County, New York

Power Plants in Cattaraugus County, New York

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Indeck Olean Energy CenterIndeck-Olean Ltd Partnership (100.00%)
Olean NY Natural Gas 82,859 40,246,454.09 485.72
Solean Solar ProjectBQ Energy (100.00%)
Olean NY Solar 6,148
Homer Street EastBQ Energy (25.00%)JSF Energy, LLC (25.00%)Renewable Strategies LLC (25.00%)Olean Gateway Turnkey LLC (25.00%)
Olean NY Solar 1,553
Homer Street WestBQ Energy (25.00%)Olean Gateway Turnkey LLC (25.00%)JSF Energy, LLC (25.00%)Renewable Strategies LLC (25.00%)
Olean NY Solar 1,533

Cattaraugus County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Cattaraugus County, Natural Gas makes up 89.92% of the fuel used for electricity generation. Solar and Distillate Fuel Oil account for 10.03% and 0.05% of electricity production, respectively. The county's residents average 1,835.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident from electricity consumption, which is sufficient to rank them 2604th worst in the United States in this category. This equals a total emissions amount from electricity use of 141,437,325.19 kilograms. There are 4 electricity generation plants in Cattaraugus County, which is the 41st highest number of power plants in a county in the state.

NATURAL GAS
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89.92%
SOLAR
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10.03%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Cattaraugus County, New York Net Metering

Out of the 10 providers in Cattaraugus County, 3 of them offer net metering to their customers. The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more attractive.

Energy Loss

Cattaraugus County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 6.20% of their energy lost per year. The national average is 2.76%, resulting in Cattaraugus County receiving a rank of 2598th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Cattaraugus County:

  • Allegany, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Cattaraugus, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.19%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.19%
    • Energy Plus: 14.19%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 0.69%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.19%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.19%
    • National Grid: 14.19%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.19%
  • Delevan, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Ellicottville, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Franklinville, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Little Valley, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 12.51%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.51%
    • Energy Plus: 12.51%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 12.51%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.51%
    • Valley Village Power: 12.45%
    • National Grid: 12.51%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.51%
  • Olean, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Portville, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Salamanca, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 12.52%
    • Ambit Energy: 12.52%
    • Salamanca Board of Public Utilities: 12.36%
    • Energy Plus: 12.52%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 12.52%
    • Sunwave Energy: 12.52%
    • National Grid: 12.52%
    • Reliant Energy: 12.52%
  • South Dayton, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 14.29%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%

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

FAQ

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

Cattaraugus County, New York is home to 10 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Cattaraugus County, New York?

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

How many power plants are located within Cattaraugus County, New York?

There are 4 active electricity plants located in Cattaraugus County, New York

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 National Grid 66,516
2 New York State Electric & Gas 9,769
3 Salamanca Board of Public Utilities 3,682
4 Ambit Energy 3,581
5 Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative 2,023
6 Valley Village Power 1,401
7 Reliant Energy 838
8 Energy Plus 373
9 Abest Power & Gas 94
10 Sunwave Energy 1

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-04-03