Oswego County, New York Electric Profile

Oswego County is ranked 6th out of 3220 counties in the country for total power created by nuclear power.

The usage of renewable fuel types for electricity generation has dropped by 34.44% in Oswego County within the last 12 months.

Customers in Oswego County deal with an average of 0.75 outages lasting 165.34 minutes each year, compared to the nationwide averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

Oswego County's ability to generate 217,060 megawatts of electricity through the use of hydroelectric energy sources, has given rise to its ranking of 9th highest hydroelectric energy generating county out of 62 counties in New York.

As the 10th highest producer of electricity out of 3220 counties in the nation, Oswego County produces 59,776,824.26 megawatt hours of electricity from various fuels.

Usage of non-renewable fuel types has increased by 1.63% over the past year in Oswego County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    842,825 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    59,776,824 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    229,913 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    59,546,911 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    510.37 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    20,006,501 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    170.81 kg

Oswego, NY Electric Overview

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Oswego's inhabitants are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 21.79% less than New York's average rate of 18.85 cents. Electric generation facilities in the city have permitted a 47.40% decline in the use of renewable fuels versus non-renewable and fossil fuels. National Grid is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Oswego's fuel of choice is Conventional Hydroelectric, with 43.00% of electricity production using this fuel type. Residual Fuel Oil and Natural Gas are also primary fuel sources in the city, with 32.80% and 24.19% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. The city’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 65,911,811.05 kilograms, which is 32nd highest in the state out of 1195 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 3,772.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the city as the 17th highest polluting city in the state. There are 4 electricity plants in Oswego, which is the 10th highest number of plants in a city in New York and the 1318th highest rate of power plants per citizen in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Oswego

Oswego residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.109/kWh$114.20/mo.$60.86/mo.
544th13.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Oswego
324th$89.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Oswego Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Oswego, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
National GridBUNDLED13.7589.9810,431,7591,433,858,395

Fulton, NY Electric Overview

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Fulton has an average residential electricity rate of 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.79% below the average New York price of 18.85 cents and 9.62% more than the national average of 13.45 cents. The city ranks 9th in the state out of 1195 cities for total hydroelectric generation. They produce 66,347 megawatt hours from hydroelectric dams. The city produces 73,812.85 megawatt hours, which is 92.14% of their total generation, from sustainable fuel types

Fulton's main fuel type consumed for electricity production is Conventional Hydroelectric. They generate 66,347 megawatt hours from this fuel source. Other fuels used include Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 7.86% and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste at 6.43% of production. The use of electricity in the city accounts for 6,555,082.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 383rd highest in New York out of 1195 cities. This total equates to 580.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which ranks the city 1142nd highest in New York for emissions per capita from electricity use. Fulton has the 3rd highest electricity generation plants of any city in the state, with 6 total power plants. This is also the 66th most plants per capita in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fulton

Fulton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.109/kWh$114.20/mo.$60.86/mo.
544th13.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fulton
324th$89.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fulton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fulton, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
National GridBUNDLED13.7589.9810,431,7591,433,858,395

SUNY Oswego CDP, NY Electric Overview

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SUNY Oswego CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, luckily for their residents, 21.79% lower than the state's average rate of 18.85 cents, ranking the city at 548th out of 1195 cities in New York for best average electricity rate. National Grid has 20 total residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider in the city. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $100.81. This is 16.16% less than the national average of $120.24.

Electricity use in SUNY Oswego CDP results in the release of 5,703,570.67 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 414th 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 SUNY Oswego CDP

SUNY Oswego CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.109/kWh$114.20/mo.$60.86/mo.
544th13.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of SUNY Oswego CDP
324th$89.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for SUNY Oswego CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in SUNY Oswego CDP, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
National GridBUNDLED13.7589.9810,431,7591,433,858,395

Energy Production in Oswego County, New York

Power Plants in Oswego County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Oswego County NY Nuclear 16,293,164
James A FitzpatrickExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Oswego County NY Nuclear 6,836,476
Sithe Independence StationVistra Energy (100.00%)
Oswego County NY Natural Gas 3,775,102.261,354,970,775.62358.92
Oswego County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 70,761
Fulton NY Conventional Hydroelectric 32,016
Oswego Harbor PowerNRG Energy (100.00%)
Oswego NY Residual Fuel Oil 30,12447,751,940.971,585.18Yes
Minetto CDP NY Conventional Hydroelectric 25,255
Fulton NY Conventional Hydroelectric 21,420
Indeck Oswego Energy CenterIndeck-Oswego Ltd Partnership (100.00%)
Oswego NY Natural Gas 19,6689,928,678.24504.81
High DamOswego City of (100.00%)
Oswego NY Conventional Hydroelectric 18,887
Oswego NY Conventional Hydroelectric 18,673
Oswego County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 17,137
Oswego County Energy RecoveryOswego County (100.00%)
Fulton NY Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 11,4466,296,121.9550.07
Fulton NY Conventional Hydroelectric 7,696
Fulton NY Conventional Hydroelectric 5,215
Sandy Creek NY Solar 3,328
Oswego County - Fulton SolarTesla Energy (100.00%)
Fulton NY Solar 2,315
Onondaga County- ClearwaterDom Solar Lessor I, LP (100.00%)
Oswego County NY Solar 2,059
East Pulaski BESSNational Grid (100.00%)
Oswego County NY Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -246

Oswego County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Oswego County residents average 170.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 56th highest in New York out of 62 in this category. Total emissions in the county are 20,006,500.71 kilograms, which is the 55th highest total amount of pollution for any county in New York. Approximately 93.21% of Oswego County’s electricity is produced using Nuclear. Combined with Natural Gas (6.35%) and Conventional Hydroelectric (0.36%), the three fuel types make up 99.92% of the production. Oswego County has the 74th highest electricity generation plants of any county in the nation, with 19 total power plants. This translates to the 523rd most power plants per citizen in the country.

NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
93.21%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
6.35%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
0.36%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.05%
SOLAR
Solar
0.01%
OTHER
Other
0.02%

Oswego County, New York Net Metering

National Grid is the only provider we have covering Oswego County. Fortunately for residents they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs an option. The state of New York has decent state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

Oswego County electricity suppliers who report energy loss average roughly 3.49% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 2.03%, Oswego County is ranked as the 1st best county in New York for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Oswego County, New York

Providers In Each City in Oswego County:

  • Central Square, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Cleveland, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Fulton, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Hannibal, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Lacona, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Mexico, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Oswego, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Parish, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Phoenix, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Pulaski, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Sandy Creek, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

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

Oswego County, New York has 19 power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

The largest electricity company in Oswego County, New York by total revenue is National Grid.

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1National Grid57,452

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-29