Clinton County, New York Electric Profile

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Over 97.11% of Clinton County’s electricity production comes from sustainable sources, ranking Clinton County at 5th in New York for total sustainable electricity production.

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Solar power production in Clinton County has grown from 5,239 megawatt hours to 14,578 megawatt hours per year within the past 12 months.

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Of all of the US counties, Clinton County is 126th in megawatt hours generated from wind energy.

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Power facilities in Clinton County have seen a 57.83% decrease in the usage of non-renewable fuel types for electricity production throughout the previous year, which is an admirable effort.

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The usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has dropped by 2.97% in the county over the past year.

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Clinton County has emissions of 202.16 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases. It is the 2839th worst polluting county in the nation by per capita emissions.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    579,171 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,183,774 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,149,536 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    34,238 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    14.71 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    16,271,134 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    202.16 kg

Plattsburgh, NY Electric Overview

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Plattsburgh's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 11.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 40.40% below New York's average price of 18.85 cents and 16.46% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. The power grid in the city experiences an average of 1.09 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting around 122.07 minutes per outage. The national averages of these two data points are 1.21 outages a year and 122.99 minutes a outage. The city has encouraged a 57.83% drop in non-renewable fuel type usage for electricity generation.

Plattsburgh is the 72nd worst ranked city in New York out of 1195 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 38,607,572.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. This total equates to 1,983.44 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the city ranks 33rd worst in New York for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to one power generation plant, which is 66th most in the state and 144th most when considering power plants per capita Plattsburgh's power plants most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 100.00% (or 34,238 megawatt hours) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Plattsburgh

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.104/kWh$123.86/mo.$67.43/mo.
94th8.82¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Plattsburgh
212th$81.77Average residential monthly electricity bill for Plattsburgh Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Plattsburgh, New York

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New York State Electric & GasBUNDLED12.1190.86No DataIcon representing missing value.6,016,539728,697,874
Plattsburgh ElectricBUNDLED4.6970.39No DataIcon representing missing value.157,8927,411,800

Dannemora, NY Electric Overview

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Dannemora has an average residential electricity rate of 13.85 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 26.54% below the average New York price of 18.85 cents and 2.97% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $97.27. This is 19.11% below the US average bill of $120.24. Selling 722.82 megawatt hours per year, National Grid is the largest provider in the city.

Dannemora has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 1,544.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 243rd highest polluter in the state out of 1195 cities. Total emissions in the city are 6,111,189.15 kilograms, which is the 398th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Dannemora

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.108/kWh$113.07/mo.$64.14/mo.
497th12.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Dannemora
498th$90.42Average residential monthly electricity bill for Dannemora Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Dannemora, New York

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National GridBUNDLED13.7589.98No DataIcon representing missing value.10,431,7591,433,858,395
New York State Electric & GasBUNDLED12.1190.86No DataIcon representing missing value.6,016,539728,697,874

Keeseville CDP, NY Electric Overview

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Keeseville CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 29.33% less than New York's average price of 18.85 cents and 0.94% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. With annual generation of 3,084 megawatt hours, the city is the 128th largest generator of electricity in New York. Keeseville CDP electricity customers use 684.13% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby cities to make up the difference.

Electricity use in Keeseville CDP results in the release of 3,865,318.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 521st highest in New York out of 1195 cities. This total equates to 1,318.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 1120th worst in New York for emissions per capita. The city has one electricity producing plant, which is 66th highest in the state. Keeseville CDP has about 100.00% of its electricity generated by Conventional Hydroelectric.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Keeseville CDP

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.104/kWh$123.86/mo.$67.43/mo.
320th12.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Keeseville CDP
525th$90.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Keeseville CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Keeseville CDP, New York

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New York State Electric & GasBUNDLED12.1190.86No DataIcon representing missing value.6,016,539728,697,874

Energy Production in Clinton County, New York

Power Plants in Clinton County, New York

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Clinton County NY Wind 473,119No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
AltonaValcour Altona Windpark, LLC (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Wind 184,627No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
ClintonValcour Clinton Windpark, LLC (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Wind 175,928No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
EllenburgValcour Ellenburg Windpark, LLC (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Wind 167,227No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clinton LFGTE FacilityCasella Waste Systems (100.00%)
Morrisonville CDP NY Landfill Gas 35,52917,357,065.87488.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Plattsburgh NY Natural Gas 34,23815,899,694.3464.39No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clinton County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 32,695No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lower Saranac Hydroelectric FacilityEnel Green Power (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 23,031No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clinton County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 17,654No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Clinton County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 12,734No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Union FallsUnion Falls Hydro Power LP (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 9,330No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boas Rd #1 Community Solar FarmNY Mooers I, LLC (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Solar 3,345No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boas Rd #2 Community Solar FarmNY Mooers II, LLC (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Solar 3,342No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boas Rd #3 Community Solar FarmNY Mooers III, LLC (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Solar 3,283No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Alice Falls Hydro ProjectAlice Falls Hydro, LLC (100.00%)
Keeseville CDP NY Conventional Hydroelectric 3,084No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Boas Rd #4 Community Solar FarmGenerate Capital (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Solar 2,850No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Adirondack SolarCypress Creek Renewables (100.00%)
Clinton County NY Solar 1,758No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Clinton County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Clinton County residents average 202.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 55th highest in New York out of 62 in this category. Total emissions in the county are 16,271,134.47 kilograms, which is the 56th highest total amount of pollution for any county in New York. Approximately 84.55% of Clinton County’s electricity is produced using Wind. Combined with Conventional Hydroelectric (8.32%) and Landfill Gas (3.00%), the three fuel types make up 95.88% of the production. Clinton County has the 74th highest electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 17 total power plants. This translates to the 365th most power plants per citizen in the country.

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84.55%
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8.32%
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Landfill Gas
3.00%
NATURAL GAS
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2.89%
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1.23%

Clinton County, New York Net Metering

Roughly 66.67% of the electric companies in Clinton County offer net metering to their customers. The state of New York has above average state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity providers in Clinton County is 5.71%. This includes data from 3 suppliers, including New York State Electric & Gas, National Grid, and Plattsburgh Electric. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% while the state average is 2.03%, resulting in a rank of 2443rd best in the United States and a state rank of 19th best out of 3220 and 62 counties, respectively.

Power Companies in Clinton County, New York

Providers In Each City in Clinton County:

  • Champlain, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Dannemora, New York:
    • National Grid: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 20.00%
  • Plattsburgh, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.84%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 20.84%
    • Plattsburgh Electric: 16.63%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.84%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 20.84%
  • Rouses Point, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located in Clinton County, New York?

Clinton County, New York has 17 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity company in Clinton County, New York by total revenue is New York State Electric & Gas.

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

Clinton County, New York is home to 3 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

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

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1New York State Electric & Gas46,240
2National Grid23,020
3Plattsburgh Electric10,141

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16