Rensselaer County, NY: Electricity Rates, Providers & More

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Rensselaer County, New York Electricity Overview

Rensselaer County has a population of 159,853 residents.

Rensselaer County is the 338th largest producer of solar energy by total megawatt hours generated in the United States out of 3230 counties.

With a state average residential electricity bill of $128.61, Rensselaer County residents pay about 16.53% more than other residents in the state.

Rensselaer County creates 5.14% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 100,043 megawatt hours each year.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity supplier in Rensselaer County is National Grid.

Non-renewable fuel sources are used in the generation of 91.19% of the megawatt hours produced in Rensselaer County, ranking it 12th in the state out of 62 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,129,110 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,946,462 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    171,519 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,774,943 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    12.18 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    415,146,756 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,597.05 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Troy

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Troy 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

Troy, NY Electricity Overview

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Troy has an average residential electricity rate of 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.19% above the average US rate of 16.12 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $138.02, while the Troy average is 24.56% lower at $104.13 per month. Electric production facilities in the city have permitted a 12.40% drop in the use of renewable fuels versus non-renewable fuels.

On average, Troy residents emit 1,603.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 1208th worst polluting city out of 1306 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 81,311,703.9 kilograms, which is the 25th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. About 100.00% of Troy's electricity is produced using Solar. Troy has 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 20th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Troy

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

Electric Companies With Service in Troy, 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

Rensselaer, NY Electricity Overview

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Rensselaer has an average residential electricity rate of 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.19% above the average US rate of 16.12 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $104.13 per month. National Grid has an estimated 221 residential customers, more than any other electricity provider in the city.

On average, Rensselaer residents emit 2,797.4 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 19th worst polluting city out of 1306 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 26,099,738.86 kilograms, which is the 126th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. About 99.97% of Rensselaer's electricity is produced using Natural Gas. Rensselaer has 2 electricity producing plants, which is the 20th most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rensselaer

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

Electric Companies With Service in Rensselaer, 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

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East Greenbush CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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East Greenbush CDP has an average residential electricity rate of 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 3.19% above the average US rate of 16.12 cents. Selling an estimated 2,459.19 megawatt hours a year, National Grid is the largest vendor in the city. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $104.13 per month, while the US average is $138.02. Consumers in East Greenbush CDP pay a 19.04% discount compared to other residents in the US.

On average, East Greenbush CDP residents emit 1,653.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the use of electricity, which makes it the 284th worst polluting city out of 1306 cities in the state. Total emissions in the city are 10,843,551.67 kilograms, which is the 296th highest total amount of pollution for a city in the state. The city has zero power plants currently operating in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Greenbush CDP

East Greenbush 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 East Greenbush CDP
385th$104.13Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Greenbush CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Greenbush 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 East Greenbush CDP, New York include: 12144, 12061, 12033

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Electricity Production in Rensselaer County, New York

Power Plants in Rensselaer County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Empire Generating Co LLCITOCHU (50.00%)
Rensselaer NY Natural Gas 3,334,744.011,316,672,277.53394.83
Castleton Energy CenterCastleton Energy Center (31.56%)Fortistar Castleton Power (68.44%)
Castleton-on-Hudson NY Natural Gas 89,91245,527,374.29506.35
Rensselaer County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 86,399
Schaghticoke NY Solar 33,206
Rensselaer CogenRensselaer Generating LLC (100.00%)
Rensselaer NY Natural Gas 24,73011,803,840.63477.31
Schaghticoke NY Solar 14,690
Rensselaer County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 13,644
Troy NY Solar 7,845
Brick Church SolarBrick Church Solar 1, LLC (100.00%)
Rensselaer County NY Solar 6,195
Rensselaer County NY Solar 3,419
Hope Solar Farm LLCGreen Street Power Partners (100.00%)
Rensselaer County NY Solar 3,133.77
MSAP 13MSAP 13, LLC (100.00%)
Troy NY Solar 2,987
Stephentown SpindleStephentown Spindle LLC (100.00%)
Rensselaer County NY Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -7,071

Rensselaer County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Rensselaer County creates 415,146,756.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 693rd largest amount of any county in the US. The county averages 2,597.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity consumption, which is a better measurement of the county's emission levels. They rank 10th highest in New York in this category. Around 91.49% of electricity in Rensselaer County comes from generation using Natural Gas. Taken together with Conventional Hydroelectric (5.14%) and Solar (3.67%), these three fuel types make up 1,952,386.97 megawatt hours (or 100.30%) of the county electricity production. Rensselaer County is home to 13 electricity producing plants, which is 137th highest in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
91.49%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
5.14%
SOLAR
Solar
3.67%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.36%

Rensselaer County, New York Net Metering

Companies offering net metering in Rensselaer County include National Grid and New York State Electric & Gas The state has pretty good net metering and feed in tariffs that make solar and other alternative types of electricity generation more feasible.

Energy Loss

There are 10 electricity providers in Rensselaer County that report energy loss. Combined, these 10 electricity companies average an annual energy loss of 6.20% of electricity produced. The national average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Rensselaer County a rank of 31st best in New York out of 62 counties.

Providers In Each City in Rensselaer County:

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

FAQ

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

There are 13 active electricity plants in Rensselaer County, New York

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

By total revenue, National Grid is the largest electricity supplier in Rensselaer County, New York.

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

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

Rensselaer County, New York has 47 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

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