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Schenectady County, New York Electricity Overview

Renewable electricity fuel types account for 100.00%, or 22,579.61 megawatt hours, of Schenectady County's total energy production.

Solar power usage in Schenectady County has increased by 73.18% year over year, with 22,579.61 megawatt hours being generated from solar energy over the course of the past 12 months compared to 13,038 the 12 months before.

When measuring CO2 emissions per capita, Schenectady County saw a 2.51% drop over the course of the past year.

At $151.37, the Schenectady County average monthly residential electric bill is 17.70% more than the state average bill and 9.67% higher than the national average.

Releasing 259,386,067.02 kilograms of CO2 gases, Schenectady County has the 1007th highest pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the country and 20th highest in New York.

By megawatt hours sold, the largest electricity company in Schenectady County is National Grid.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,130,805 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    22,580 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    22,580 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.14 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    259,386,067 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,620.22 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Schenectady

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Schenectady 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

Schenectady, NY Electricity Overview

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Schenectady's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 26.68% less than New York's average rate of 22.69 cents, resulting in the city ranking 748th lowest for average electricity price out of 1306 cities in the state. The city deals with an average of 0.93 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 108.97 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.45 outages per consumer and 171.11 minutes per outage. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is National Grid.

Schenectady has zero electricity plants. About 1,653.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 284th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. At 1,653.23 kilograms per person and 68,810 residents in the city, the city emits 113,758,925.2 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Schenectady

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

Electric Companies With Service in Schenectady, 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 Schenectady, New York include: 12309, 12303, 12306, 12304, 12308, 12307, 12305

Rotterdam CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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Rotterdam CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 26.68% less than New York's average rate of 22.69 cents, resulting in the city ranking 748th lowest for average electricity price out of 1306 cities in the state. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is National Grid. There is 8467.16% more electricity consumed in Rotterdam CDP than is produced, forcing the city to purchase electricity from nearby municipalities.

For the purpose of electricity production, Rotterdam CDP's top fuel type is Solar, making up 100.00%, or 1,862 megawatt hours of generation in the city. Approximately 36,900,790.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released a year in the city because of electricity use. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,633.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1194th highest polluting city in the state when calculating by CO2 emissions per capita. Rotterdam CDP has one electricity generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Rotterdam CDP

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

Electric Companies With Service in Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam CDP, New York include: 12303, 12306, 12304

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Niskayuna CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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Niskayuna CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 16.64 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 26.68% less than New York's average rate of 22.69 cents, resulting in the city ranking 748th lowest for average electricity price out of 1306 cities in the state. The city deals with an average of 0.93 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 108.97 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.45 outages per consumer and 171.11 minutes per outage. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is National Grid.

Niskayuna CDP has zero electricity plants. About 1,653.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 44th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. At 1,653.23 kilograms per person and 20,369 residents in the city, the city emits 33,674,691.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Niskayuna CDP

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

Electric Companies With Service in Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna CDP, New York include: 12309, 12304, 12308

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Electricity Production in Schenectady County, New York

Power Plants in Schenectady County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Washington Avenue Solar, LLCGreen Street Power Partners (100.00%)
East Glenville CDP NY Solar 7,147.61
SCH - (2A) 156 Barhydt Rd GlenvilleDistributed Solar Development, LLC (100.00%)
East Glenville CDP NY Solar 6,405
DuanesburgGenE Solar I LLC (100.00%)
Schenectady County NY Solar 3,177
Schenectady County NY Solar 2,628
Mohonasen Central School DistrictSolar Integrated Fund VI, LLC (100.00%)
Rotterdam CDP NY Solar 1,862
SCH County - (1E) 398 Anthony St SchenecDistributed Solar Development, LLC (100.00%)
Schenectady County NY Solar 1,360

Schenectady County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For the purpose of electricity production, Schenectady County's top fuel type is Solar, making up 100.00%, or 22,579.61 megawatt hours of generation in the county. Releasing 259,386,067.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 20th highest out of 62 counties in New York for total pollution from electricity consumption. More telling of the county's pollution reality is the per person CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,620.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2677th ranked county in the nation for CO2 pollution released per capita. Schenectady County has 6 electricity generation plants in the county. This is the 409th most plants in a single county.

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Schenectady County, New York Net Metering

Schenectady County has 1 out of 45 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Many net metering regulations are controlled at the state level, and New York has above average laws and regulations for consumers interested in purchasing solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for providers in Schenectady County is 5.91%. This includes data from 9 companies, including National Grid, Agway Energy Services, and Kiwi Energy. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Schenectady County having a rank of 2381st best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Schenectady 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 Schenectady County, New York?

Schenectady County, New York has 6 active power plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

What electricity company is the largest supplier in Schenectady County, New York?

The largest electricity company in Schenectady County, New York by total customer count is National Grid.

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

Schenectady County, New York has 45 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

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

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-07-15