Erie County, New York Electric Profile

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Erie County, New York Overview

Wind turbines in Erie County produce 106,373 megawatt hours of electricity.

While the national average residential rate of electricity is 13.76 cents per kilowatt hour, Erie County's average rate is 13.64% higher at 15.64 cents per kilowatt hour.

Wind turbines produce 0.11 megawatt hours per year per person for Erie County residents, which is 452nd highest county out of 3221 counties in the nation.

Erie County produces 0.02 megawatt hours of electricity per person in the county from non-renewable electricity fuel sources. They are the 1012th highest county in the nation for non-renewable production per capita.

Erie County is 463rd in the country out of 3221 counties in solar power production, with 12,894 megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Erie County saw a 91.39% rise in the amount of electricity produced by wind turbines around the county.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,660,878  MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    6.98  MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    179,443  MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    157,438  MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    22,005  MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.19  MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,507,079,926  kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,579.36  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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Buffalo, NY Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.48 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Buffalo, which is 15.25% less than the state's average rate of 19.44 cents. This makes the city 785th out of 1306 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 24,616.24 megawatt hours each year, National Grid is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 0.75 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 165.34 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Approximately 1,584.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 986th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 441,142,016.07 kilograms, the city ranks 2nd 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. There is one power plant in the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Buffalo

Buffalo 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.
467th 14.89¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Buffalo
343rd $97.22 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Buffalo Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Buffalo, 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 Buffalo, New York include: 14215, 14225, 14207, 14220, 14211, 14213, 14223, 14216, 14206, 14214, 14218 and 9 other zip code(s).

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Cheektowaga CDP, NY Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.50 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Cheektowaga CDP, which is 20.28% less than the state's average rate of 19.44 cents. This makes the city 360th out of 1306 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 11,317.85 megawatt hours each year, National Grid is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 1 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 132.89 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Approximately 1,584.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 144th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 121,762,607.2 kilograms, the city ranks 16th 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 536,291.44 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cheektowaga CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWh Average Bill $0.153/kWh$0.108/kWh $117.07/mo.$64.26/mo.
441st 13.87¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cheektowaga CDP
322nd $96.8 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cheektowaga CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cheektowaga 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
New York State Electric & Gas BUNDLED 12.92 96.4 6,074,757 784,912,373

Zips with electric coverage in Cheektowaga CDP, New York include: 14221, 14215, 14224, 14225, 14226, 14043, 14211, 14227, 14206

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Tonawanda Town CDP, NY Electric Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.45 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Tonawanda Town CDP, which is 15.40% less than the state's average rate of 19.44 cents. This makes the city 477th out of 1306 cities in the state for lowest average electricity price. Selling an estimated 11,131.43 megawatt hours each year, National Grid is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 0.75 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 165.34 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Approximately 1,584.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 144th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 91,019,644.85 kilograms, the city ranks 23rd 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 400,887.08 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.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tonawanda Town CDP

Tonawanda Town 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.
467th 14.89¢ Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tonawanda Town CDP
343rd $97.22 Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tonawanda Town CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tonawanda Town 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 Tonawanda Town CDP, New York include: 14150, 14207, 14217, 14223

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Energy Production in Erie County, New York

Power Plants in Erie County, New York

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions per MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Steel Winds Wind FarmTerraForm Power (100.00%)
Lackawanna NY Wind 51,698
Lackawanna NY Wind 51,698
Chaffee Gas RecoveryWM Renewable Energy LLC (100.00%)
Erie County NY Landfill Gas 38,171 23,498,253.74 615.6
Indeck Yerkes Energy CenterIndeck-Yerkes Ltd Partnership (100.00%)
Tonawanda CDP NY Natural Gas 22,005 12,000,421.02 545.35
Lackawanna NY Solar 4,658
AES Tonawanda Solar LLCAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Tonawanda NY Solar 3,045
Seneca Nation Cattaraugus Wind TurbineSeneca Nation (100.00%)
Erie County NY Wind 2,977
Steel Sun 2: 2303-III-4 Hamburg Tpke1951 Hamburg Turnpike, LLC (6.00%)JSF Energy, LLC (6.00%)Renewable Strategies LLC (6.00%)BQ Energy (6.00%)Jarlene Development LLC (76.00%)
Lackawanna NY Solar 1,980
Steel Sun 2: 2303-III-2 Hamburg TpkeJarlene Development LLC (76.00%)JSF Energy, LLC (6.00%)Renewable Strategies LLC (6.00%)BQ Energy (6.00%)1951 Hamburg Turnpike, LLC (6.00%)
Lackawanna NY Solar 1,951
Steel Sun 2: 2303-III-9 Hamburg TpkeRenewable Strategies LLC (6.00%)BQ Energy (6.00%)1951 Hamburg Turnpike, LLC (6.00%)JSF Energy, LLC (6.00%)Jarlene Development LLC (76.00%)
Lackawanna NY Solar 1,260

Erie County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 1,579.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 32nd highest polluter in the state out of 62 counties. Total emissions in the county are 1,507,079,926.01 kilograms, which is the 7th worst total amount of pollution for all counties in New York. Electricity generating facilities in the county mainly use Wind, which accounts for 59.28% (or 106,373 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Landfill Gas and Natural Gas are also important fuel sources in the county, with 38,171 (21.27%) and 22,005 (12.26%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Erie County has 10 power generation plants, which is 19th most in New York.

WIND
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
Wind
59.28%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
Landfill Gas
21.27%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
12.26%
SOLAR
Solar
7.19%

Erie County, New York Net Metering

Erie County has 2 out of 9 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

Energy loss in Erie County averages out to about 6.20% of the total energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. With a state average energy loss of 2.03%, Erie County is ranked as the 24th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Erie County:

  • Akron, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.38%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.38%
    • Energy Plus: 14.38%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.38%
    • Akron Electric: 13.71%
    • National Grid: 14.38%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.38%
  • Alden, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.53%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.53%
    • Energy Plus: 14.53%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 14.53%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.53%
    • National Grid: 12.83%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.53%
  • Angola, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • National Grid: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Blasdell, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.23%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.23%
    • Energy Plus: 16.23%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 2.62%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.23%
    • National Grid: 16.23%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.23%
  • Buffalo, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.56%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.56%
    • Energy Plus: 17.18%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.56%
    • National Grid: 16.56%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.56%
  • Depew, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.45%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.45%
    • Energy Plus: 16.45%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 16.45%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.45%
    • National Grid: 1.32%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.45%
  • East Aurora, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Farnham, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • National Grid: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Gowanda, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 13.12%
    • Ambit Energy: 13.12%
    • Energy Plus: 13.12%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 12.77%
    • Steuben Rural Electric Cooperative: 8.52%
    • Sunwave Energy: 13.12%
    • National Grid: 13.12%
    • Reliant Energy: 13.12%
  • Hamburg, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 14.29%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Kenmore, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • National Grid: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Lackawanna, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 17.08%
    • Ambit Energy: 17.08%
    • Energy Plus: 14.61%
    • Sunwave Energy: 17.08%
    • National Grid: 17.08%
    • Reliant Energy: 17.08%
  • Lancaster, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • North Collins, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • National Grid: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Orchard Park, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Sloan, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.29%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.29%
    • Energy Plus: 14.29%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 14.24%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.29%
    • National Grid: 14.29%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.29%
  • Springville, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 14.39%
    • Ambit Energy: 14.39%
    • Energy Plus: 14.39%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 14.39%
    • Sunwave Energy: 14.39%
    • Springville Utilities: 13.64%
    • Reliant Energy: 14.39%
  • Tonawanda, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • National Grid: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%
  • Williamsville, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Energy Plus: 16.67%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • National Grid: 16.67%
    • Reliant Energy: 16.67%

* 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 Erie County, New York?

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

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

There are 9 electricity providers offering service in Erie County, New York.

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

Erie County, New York is home to 10 active electricity plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

County Customers Rank Provider Est. County Customers
1 National Grid 31,979
2 New York State Electric & Gas 27,223
3 Ambit Energy 2,877
4 Springville Utilities 2,705
5 Akron Electric 1,665
6 Reliant Energy 673
7 Energy Plus 297
8 Abest Power & Gas 75
9 Sunwave Energy 1

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-05-11