Electric Rates & Providers in Erie County, NY

Erie County, New York Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Erie County, New York Electricity Overview

Residents of Erie County are paying, on average, 41.15% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 22.76 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour.

Consumers in Erie County, on average, pay $148.77 per month for residential electricity, compared to the nationwide average bill of $138.02.

Erie County comes in as the 8th worst pollution level from electricity use out of 62 counties in New York, releasing 1,576,102,717.28 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Customers in the county use 153638.37% of the electricity that the county generates.

Erie County has experienced a 4.94% decline throughout the last year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Erie County citizens experience outages that are on average 117.25 minutes per interruption, with approximately 1.09 outages per year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,712,461 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,369 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    4,369 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,576,102,717 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,658.51 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Buffalo

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Buffalo 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

Buffalo, NY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Buffalo, 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 2,594 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 Buffalo 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 458,861,973.81 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. The 1,952,974.31 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 Buffalo

Buffalo 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 Buffalo
385th$104.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Buffalo Residents

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

Cheektowaga CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 15.96 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Cheektowaga CDP, which is 29.64% lower than the state's average rate of 22.69 cents. Selling an estimated 10,156.48 megawatt hours each year, New York State Electric & Gas is the largest supplier in the city. The city has an average of 1.09 electrical outages per customer each year. These outages are an average of 117.25 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.27 outages per customer and 137.24 minutes per outage.

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 124,902,477.88 kilograms, the city ranks 14th 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 531,600.66 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 Cheektowaga CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.107/kWh$154.23/mo.$66.18/mo.
406th15.96¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cheektowaga CDP
432nd$112.1Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cheektowaga CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cheektowaga 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

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

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Tonawanda Town CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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The residential electricity price is 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour for citizens of Tonawanda Town 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 1,094 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 Tonawanda Town 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 44th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. With total emissions of 95,262,182.71 kilograms, the city ranks 22nd 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 405,447.84 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 Tonawanda Town CDP

Tonawanda Town 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 Tonawanda Town CDP
385th$104.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tonawanda Town CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tonawanda Town 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

Zips with electric coverage in Tonawanda Town CDP, New York include: 14150, 14207, 14217, 14223

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Electricity Production in Erie County, New York

Power Plants in Erie County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lackawanna NY Solar 4,369

Erie County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Approximately 1,658.51 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person are emitted in the county from electricity consumption, ranking them as the 47th highest polluter in the state out of 62 counties. With total emissions of 1,576,102,717.28 kilograms, the county ranks 8th highest in New York and 206th in the US for total pollution from electricity consumption. The primary fuel consumed in Erie County is Solar. The county generates 100.00% of the total production in the county from this fuel source. Erie County has one electricity producing plant within its borders.

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Erie County, New York Net Metering

Erie County has 2 out of 49 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 Erie County that report energy loss. Combined, these 10 electricity providers average a yearly energy loss of 6.20% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Erie County a rank of 31st best in New York out of 62 counties.

Providers In Each City in Erie 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 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 49 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 one active electricity plant generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-06-19