New York County, New York Electricity Rates & Statistics

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New York County, New York Electricity Overview

New York County's average residential electricity rate is 27.87 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 99.20% more than the US average price of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

New York County residents are faced with an average residential monthly electricity expense of $163.98, which is 32.39% higher than the US average bill of $123.86.

New York County is the 20th most populous county in the US.

The 3,278,239 megawatt hours of electricity created by non-renewable energy places New York County at 314th out of 3221 counties in the United States in non-renewable energy generation.

Customers in New York County deal with an average of 0.67 outages lasting 77.89 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

New York County citizens are accountable for 2,015.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 18th worst polluting county out of 62 counties in New York based on per capita pollution.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    11,859,686 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,278,239 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,278,239 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.93 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    3,415,196,852 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,015.76 kg

Electricity plans in New York

There are 10126 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular New York Plans

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 6.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 4.52¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.59¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

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12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 6.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 4.52¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.59¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 6.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.59¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

12 Month Electricity Plan

Residential

  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 20.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 19.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 11.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 19.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

New York Green 12

Residential

  • Rate 20.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 100%

24 Month Electricity Plan - NYC

Residential

  • Rate 8.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

New York, NY Electricity Overview

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On average, New York's residential electricity rate is 27.71 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 38.16% more than the average state price of 20.05 cents and 98.00% higher than the national average of 13.99. There has been a 2.51% decline in the use of renewable fuels (such as solar, wind or hydro power) in New York over the last year. It's unfortunate to see these fuels not used more in place of fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas. The city is the 8th largest producer of megawatt hours from solar power in the state out of the 1306 cities.

Coming in at as the worst ranked city out of 1306 cities in the state, New York emits 17,877,402,137.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 2,030.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation New York is the 31st highest polluting city in New York. Electricity facilities in the city most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 18,344,851.79 megawatt hours (or 97.74%) of the fuel used for electricity generation in the city. Totaling Natural Gas with Distillate Fuel Oil (1.99%) and Residual Fuel Oil (0.12%), these three fuels account for 99.85% of the city's electricity generation. New York is home to 39 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 January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.296/kWh$0.235/kWh$151.94/mo.$71.02/mo.
1256th26.61¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New York
790th$107.27Average 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 & GasENERGY8.3146.6321,2911,770,000
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY7.3348.65175,49012,866,500
All American Power and GasENERGY15.7670.394,556718,000
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY13.6054.2953,5927,287,000
American Power & GasENERGY11.8683.1982,8799,827,500

Zips with electric coverage in New York, New York include: 11368, 11385, 11211, 11208, 10467, 11236, 11373, 11226, 10025, 11207, 11220 and 205 other zip code(s).

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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 3,202,3371,368,882,912.36427.46
New York University Central PlantNew York University (100.00%)
New York NY Natural Gas 74,07742,689,060.98576.28
New York NY Natural Gas 978893,848.76913.964/2025
New York NY Kerosene 786910,972.81,1594/2023
Mount Sinai Beth IsraelMount Sinai Beth Israel (100.00%)
New York NY Distillate Fuel Oil 4834,078.18709.96
NYP-Lower Manhattan HospitalNYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital (100.00%)
New York NY Distillate Fuel Oil 1317,779.921,367.69

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 3,415,196,852.08 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 2,015.76 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement New York County is the 2533rd highest polluting county in the country. Power producing facilities in the county primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 99.39% (or 3,258,259.58 megawatt hours) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. Taken together with Residual Fuel Oil (0.57%) and Kerosene (0.02%), these three fuels make up 99.98% of the county electricity generation. New York County is home to 6 electricity producing plants, which is 28th highest in the state.

NATURAL GAS
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Natural Gas
99.39%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.57%
KEROSENE
Kerosene
0.02%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.02%

New York County, New York Net Metering

Approximately 2.33% 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 9 electricity companies in New York County that report energy loss, including Con Edison, Kiwi Energy, and Agway Energy Services. Together, these 9 companies average a yearly energy loss of 5.69% of electricity generated. The United States average for energy loss is 2.76% and the state average is 2.03%, resulting in a rank of 2335th best in the country and a state rank of 4th best out of 3221 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 6 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 43 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24