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New York County, New York Electricity Overview

Power facilities in New York County have achieved a 0.89% decrease in the usage of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation during the previous year, a step in the right direction.

Releasing 3,277,740,207.15 kilograms of CO2 gases, New York County has the 73rd highest pollution level from electricity consumption of any county in the United States.

There was a 0.27% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the course of the last 12 months in New York County.

The 3,193,199 megawatt hours of electricity produced by non-renewable fuels places New York County at 8th in New York out of 62 counties in non-renewable power production.

The average monthly residential electric bill in New York County totals $170.99. For comparison, the state average bill is $128.61

With a population of 1,596,273 residents, New York County is the 22nd largest county in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,275,160 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,193,199 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,193,199 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,277,740,207 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,053.37 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in New York

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New York Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

34.59¢ per kWh

  • 7.15% lower than last month
  • 26.99% higher than April last year
  • 50.6% higher than the New York average
  • 104.51% higher than the US average
  • 1,257th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 104 since April last year
  • 29,836th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 608 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 741 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

31.88¢ per kWh

  • 1.96% higher than last month
  • 7.85% higher than April last year
  • 40.51% higher than the New York average
  • 97.75% higher than the US average
  • 1,257th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since April last year
  • 30,374th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 104 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 149 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$103.7 per month

  • 11.22% lower than last month
  • 31.86% higher than April last year
  • 4.76% lower than the New York average
  • 8.02% lower than the US average
  • 531st in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 44 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 393 since April last year
  • 12,420th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,259 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,700 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$121.31 per month

  • 1.75% higher than last month
  • 5.89% higher than April last year
  • 5.49% lower than the New York average
  • 10.85% lower than the US average
  • 843rd in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 681 since April last year
  • 10,406th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 448 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 2,530 since April last year

New York, NY Electricity Overview

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On average, New York's residential electricity rate is 31.88 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 40.51% more than the average state price of 22.69 cents and 97.75% higher than the national average of 16.12. Citizens in the city pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $121.31. This is 12.11% less than the US average bill of $138.02. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the nation, and New York is in on the action. They generate 22,160,101.51 megawatt hours using natural gas as the fuel source.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 1306 cities in the state, New York emits 17,720,870,105.55 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 2,125.85 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation New York is the 27th highest polluting city in New York. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 22,160,101.51 megawatt hours (or 99.82%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Natural Gas with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.11%) and Kerosene (0.07%), these three fuels account for 100.00% of the city's electricity generation. New York is home to 42 power producing plants, which is the highest number of power plants within a city in New York.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New York

New York residential electric rates are highest in March and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.373/kWh$0.206/kWh$162.45/mo.$70.97/mo.
1257th31.88¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New York
843rd$121.31Average residential monthly electricity bill for New York Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New York, 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 New York, New York include: 11368, 11385, 11208, 11236, 10467, 11373, 11226, 11207, 10025, 11214, 11234 and 205 other zip code(s).

Electricity Production in New York County, New York

Power Plants in New York County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
New York NY Natural Gas 3,023,0221,296,948,955.46429.02
New York University Central PlantNew York University (100.00%)
New York NY Natural Gas 74,19145,279,671.3610.31
NY - Presbyt. Hospital - 525 E 68TH StNY - PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL-525 E 68TH ST (100.00%)
New York NY Natural Gas 48,11128,828,666.84599.21
New York NY Natural Gas 25,3637,687,226.68303.09
Peak Power 1 CogenPeak Power 1, LLC (100.00%)
New York NY Natural Gas 21,3926,192,155.06289.46
New York NY Natural Gas 612501,947.6820.184/2025
New York NY Kerosene 176251,017.61,426.24
NYC-HH-New Bellevue HospitalNYC-HH-New Bellevue Hospital (100.00%)
New York NY Distillate Fuel Oil 171100,456.55587.47
New York Presbyterian Hospital-168th StNew York Presbyterian Hospital (100.00%)
New York NY Distillate Fuel Oil 126262,994.652,087.26
Mount Sinai Beth IsraelMount Sinai Beth Israel (100.00%)
New York NY Distillate Fuel Oil 3561,785.221,765.29

New York County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

New York County is the 5th worst ranked county in the state out of 62 when it comes to total emissions from electricity consumption, with the county emitting 3,277,740,207.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 2,053.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement New York County is the 2577th highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 99.79% (or 3,186,468.14 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Distillate Fuel Oil (0.20%) and Kerosene (0.01%), these three fuels make up 100.00% of the county electricity generation. New York County is home to 10 electricity producing plants, which is 21st highest in the state.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
99.79%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.20%
KEROSENE
Kerosene
0.01%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.00%

New York County, New York Net Metering

Approximately 2.38% of the electric providers in New York County offer net metering to their customers. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and New York has above average laws and regulations for consumers interested in investing in solar panels.

Energy Loss

There are 8 electricity companies in New York County that report energy loss, including Con Edison, Agway Energy Services, and Kiwi Energy. Together, these 8 companies average a yearly energy loss of 6.37% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 2.42%, resulting in a rank of 2559th best in the country and a state rank of 57th best out of 3230 and 62 counties, respectively.

FAQ

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

The largest electricity company in New York County, New York by total customer count is Con Edison.

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

There are 10 electricity plants located in New York County, New York

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

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

New York County, New York is home to 42 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Matt Hope
Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2024-07-15