Orange County, New York Electric Profile

Orange County consumes about 58.67% of the generation put out by its power generation plants and they must export or store the leftover electricity.

Orange County ranks 28th county in New York out of 62 counties in hydroelectric power generation, generating 1,518 megawatt hours a year from hydroelectric facilities.

In the last year, Orange County has seen a 111.14% increase in generation of electricity from solar sources, up from 28,487 megawatt hours a year to 60,148 megawatt hours per year.

Orange County is home to over 384,940 residents and produces 60,148 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.16 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Orange County 490th out of 3220 counties in the United States for solar megawatt hours produced per capita.

Orange County had a 96.78% increase over the last year in the usage of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

Consumers in the county experience an average of 1.06 electrical outages per year, with an average of 131.05 minutes per outage.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,770,032 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    4,721,695 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    61,666 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    4,660,029 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.27 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,041,671,262 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,706.06 kg

Newburgh, NY Electric Overview

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Newburgh's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 17.79 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their residents, 5.65% lower than the state's average rate of 18.85 cents, ranking the city at 847th out of 1195 cities in New York for best average electricity rate. The city produces around 5.14 megawatt hours per consumer in the city each year from power generating plants located within its city limits, which ranks it as the 79th highest producing city out of 1195 cities in New York. The New York average monthly residential electric bill is $114.48, while the Newburgh average is 10.72% higher at $126.75 per month. This is the 896th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

Newburgh's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 134,094.05 megawatt hours (or 92.25%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the city. Residual Fuel Oil and Distillate Fuel Oil make up the next highest amounts at 11,238.95 megawatt hours (7.73%) and 33 megawatt hours (0.02%), respectively. The city emits 3,818.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 15th worst polluting city out of 1195 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 107,884,041.11 kilograms, the city ranks 15th highest in New York for total emissions from electricity consumption. Newburgh has the 37th most power generation plants of any city in the state, with 2 total plants. This is also the 138th most power plants per resident in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Newburgh

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.213/kWh$0.146/kWh$153.84/mo.$86.07/mo.
847th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Newburgh
957th$126.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Newburgh Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Newburgh, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Central Hudson Gas and ElectricBUNDLED17.71126.521,854,381328,327,000

Middletown, NY Electric Overview

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Middletown's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 19.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.06% more than New York's average price of 18.85 cents and 43.06% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. The city generates over 0 megawatt hours from its power generating plants, which is the 151st highest total production for any city in New York. The national average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Middletown average is 11.25% higher at $133.77 per month.

Electricity use in Middletown results in the release of 43,240,239.78 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 58th highest in New York out of 1195 cities. This total equates to 1,546.34 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 52nd worst in New York for emissions per capita. The city has one electricity producing plant, which is 66th highest in the state. Middletown has about 100.00% of its electricity generated by Natural Gas.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Middletown

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.311/kWh$0.147/kWh$207.13/mo.$89.66/mo.
936th19.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Middletown
899th$126.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Middletown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Middletown, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Orange & RocklandBUNDLED19.18126.321,070,419205,359,367

Kiryas Joel, NY Electric Overview

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Kiryas Joel's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 19.24 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 2.06% more than New York's average price of 18.85 cents and 43.06% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $133.77 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Kiryas Joel pay 11.25% more compared to other residents of the country. Consumers in the city experience 0.79 electrical outages a year, with outages lasting around 91.99 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Electricity use in Kiryas Joel results in the release of 37,937,854.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 74th highest in New York out of 1195 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,544.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 243rd highest polluting city in New York for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kiryas Joel

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.311/kWh$0.147/kWh$207.13/mo.$89.66/mo.
936th19.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kiryas Joel
899th$126.32Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kiryas Joel Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kiryas Joel, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Orange & RocklandBUNDLED19.18126.321,070,419205,359,367

Energy Production in Orange County, New York

Power Plants in Orange County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
CPV Valley Energy CenterCompetitive Power Ventures (100.00%)
Orange County NY Natural Gas 4,514,4451,679,941,167.08372.13
Roseton Generating FacilityCCI Roseton LLC (100.00%)
Newburgh NY Natural Gas 133,07287,583,615.93658.17
Danskammer Generating StationDanskammer Energy (100.00%)
Newburgh NY Natural Gas 12,2947,864,846.27639.73
Riley Road LLCGreen Street Power Partners (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 6,806
Columbia University - Johnson FarmsAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,635
Minisink Community Solar 2 LLCMinisink Solar 2 LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,561
Orange County NY Solar 3,467
Sacket Lake Rd #1 Community Solar FarmGenerate Capital (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,447
Mount Hope EastMount Hope Solar 1 LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,422
Middletown NY 1Middletown NY 1, LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,342
Columbia University - MinisinkAES Distributed Energy (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,262
Minisink Solar 1 LLCMinisink Solar 1 LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,162
Sacket Lake Rd #2 Community Solar FarmDelaware River Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 3,039
Orange County NY Solar 2,996
Orange County NY Solar 2,963
Orange County NY Solar 2,854
Unionville NY Solar 2,826
CMR Solar LLCCMR Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 2,680
Orange County Solar Farm (NY)Three Rivers Solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 2,415
Mount Hope WestMount Hope Solar 2 LLC (100.00%)
Orange County NY Solar 2,232

Orange County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Orange County's power plants mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 4,648,524.25 megawatt hours (or 98.45%) of the fuel sources used for electricity generation in the county. Solar and Residual Fuel Oil have the second and third highest total usage, respectively, for electricity production. Solar makes up 60,148 megawatt hours (1.27%) of electricity production and Residual Fuel Oil accounts for 11,238.95 megawatt hours (0.24%) of total production in the county. The county’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 1,041,671,262.42 kilograms, which is 11th highest in New York out of 62 counties. This total results in 2,706.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, so the county ranks 2444th worst in the US for emissions per capita from electricity use. Orange County is home to 27 power producing plants, which is the 34th most power plants within a county and the 967th highest number of power plants per resident out of the country's 3220 counties.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
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Natural Gas
Natural Gas
98.45%
SOLAR
Solar
1.27%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.24%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.03%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Orange County, New York Net Metering

Out of the 3 providers in Orange County, 100.00% of them have made it a point to offer net metering to their consumers. Consumers in New York have decent net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 3 providers in Orange County that report energy loss, including Orange & Rockland, Central Hudson Gas and Electric, and New York State Electric & Gas. Combined, these 3 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 6.41% of electricity produced. With a state average energy loss of 2.03%, Orange County is the 45th best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Orange County:

  • Chester, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 24.92%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 24.92%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 0.34%
    • Orange & Rockland: 24.92%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.92%
  • Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.33%
  • Florida, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 24.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.11%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 3.56%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.11%
    • Orange & Rockland: 24.11%
  • Goshen, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 20.00%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 20.00%
  • Greenwood Lake, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Harriman, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Highland Falls, New York:
    • Orange & Rockland: 20.59%
    • Rouses Power: 17.66%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.59%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 20.59%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.59%
  • Kiryas Joel, New York:
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Maybrook, New York:
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Middletown, New York:
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Monroe, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
  • Montgomery, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 12.42%
    • Ambit Energy: 29.19%
    • Sunwave Energy: 29.19%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 12.42%
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 16.77%
  • Newburgh, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.33%
  • Otisville, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Port Jervis, New York:
    • Orange & Rockland: 24.98%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 24.97%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.02%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.02%
  • South Blooming Grove, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Tuxedo Park, New York:
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Unionville, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Walden, New York:
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 25.00%
  • Warwick, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Washingtonville, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Orange & Rockland: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%

* 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 Orange County, New York?

By total megawatt hours sold, Orange & Rockland is the largest electricity provider in Orange County, New York.

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

There are 3 electricity companies operating in Orange County, New York.

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

Orange County, New York has 27 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1Orange & Rockland93,092
2Central Hudson Gas and Electric16,298
3New York State Electric & Gas4,353

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07