Schenectady County, New York Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Schenectady County, New York Electricity Overview

The county is the 53rd largest producer of electricity out of 62 counties in New York, producing 8,411 megawatt hours.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Schenectady County saw a 7.24% rise over the course of the past year.

With a New York average residential electric bill of $120.19, Schenectady County citizens, on average, pay about 18.80% more than their fellow statesmen.

Releasing 256,129,324.02 kilograms of CO2 gases, Schenectady County has the 1037th highest pollution level due to electricity use of any county in the country and 22nd highest in New York.

National Grid is the largest electricity company in Schenectady County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

Schenectady County ranks 32nd out of 62 counties in New York for solar electricity generation per capita, averaging 0.05 megawatt hours produced per person a year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,106,420 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    8,411 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    8,411 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.05 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    256,129,324 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,620.45 kg

Electricity plans in New York

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12 Month Electricity Plan

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  • Rate 6.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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12 Month Electricity Plan

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  • Rate 6.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
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  • Rate 4.52¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 6.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
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  • Rate 5.29¢ / kWh
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 20.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 19.99¢ / kWh
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 11.49¢ / kWh
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 11.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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New York Green 12

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  • Rate 19.99¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
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New York Green 12

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

New York Green 12

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

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  • Rate 8.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 24 mo.
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Schenectady, NY Electricity Overview

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Schenectady's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 19.28 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 3.87% less than New York's average rate of 20.05 cents, resulting in the city ranking 508th lowest for average electricity price out of 1306 cities in the state. The city deals with an average of 0.75 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 165.34 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes per outage. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is National Grid.

Schenectady has zero electricity plants. About 1,632.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 279th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. At 1,632.86 kilograms per person and 67,047 residents in the city, the city emits 109,478,299.94 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 October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.192/kWh$0.109/kWh$142.64/mo.$60.86/mo.
471st16.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Schenectady
459th$105.71Average 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 & 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 Schenectady, New York include: 12309, 12303, 12306, 12304, 12308, 12307, 12305

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Rotterdam CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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Rotterdam CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity price of 19.28 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 3.87% less than New York's average rate of 20.05 cents, resulting in the city ranking 603rd lowest for average electricity price out of 1306 cities in the state. National Grid is the largest provider in the city based on residential customer count. The city produces approximately 0.08 megawatt hours per person a year from its power plants, which ranks it as the 100th highest producing city out of 1306 cities in New York.

For the purpose of electricity production, Rotterdam CDP's top fuel type is Solar, making up 100.00%, or 1,940 megawatt hours of generation in the city. Approximately 37,050,968.48 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 1,613.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1238th 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 October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.192/kWh$0.109/kWh$142.64/mo.$60.86/mo.
471st16.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Rotterdam CDP
459th$105.71Average 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 & 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 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 19.28 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 3.87% less than New York's average rate of 20.05 cents, resulting in the city ranking 603rd lowest for average electricity price out of 1306 cities in the state. The city deals with an average of 0.75 power outages per customer per year. These outages last an average of 165.34 minutes. In comparison, the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 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 1,632.86 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen are released in the city due to electricity use, making them the 1080th worst polluter in the state out of 1306 cities. At 1,632.86 kilograms per person and 20,787 residents in the city, the city emits 33,942,240.83 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 October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.192/kWh$0.109/kWh$142.64/mo.$60.86/mo.
471st16.16¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Niskayuna CDP
459th$105.71Average 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 & 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 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
Schenectady County NY Solar 3,353
DuanesburgGenE Solar I LLC (100.00%)
Schenectady County NY Solar 3,118
Mohonasen Central School DistrictSolar Integrated Fund VI, LLC (100.00%)
Rotterdam CDP NY Solar 1,940

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 8,411 megawatt hours of generation in the county. Releasing 256,129,324.02 kilograms of CO2 emissions, the county is the 22nd 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 1,620.45 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 2680th ranked county in the nation for CO2 pollution released per capita. Schenectady County has 3 electricity generation plants in the county. This is the 734th most plants in a single county.

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Schenectady County, New York Net Metering

Schenectady County has 1 out of 46 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 5.73%. This includes data from 10 companies, including National Grid, Kiwi Energy, and Agway Energy Services. The countrywide average is 2.76%, resulting in Schenectady County having a rank of 2358th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Schenectady County:

  • Schenectady, New York:
    • Energy Services Providers: 2.04%
    • EnergyMark: 2.04%
    • ENGIE: 2.04%
    • Eligo Energy: 2.04%
    • Energy Plus: 2.04%
    • Empire Natural Gas: 2.04%
    • Greenlight Energy: 2.04%
    • Hudson Energy: 2.04%
    • Green Mountain Energy: 2.04%
    • UGI Energy Services: 2.04%
    • Pure Energy: 2.04%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 2.04%
    • SunSea Energy: 2.04%
    • IDT Energy: 2.04%
    • Liberty Power: 2.04%
    • Kiwi Energy: 2.04%
    • Inspire Energy: 2.04%
    • National Grid: 2.04%
    • XOOM Energy: 2.04%
    • Family Energy: 2.04%
    • Freedom Energy: 2.04%
    • Original Energy: 2.04%
    • Residents Energy: 2.04%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 2.04%
    • Renaissance Power and Gas: 2.04%
    • South Bay Energy: 2.04%
    • Spark Energy: 2.04%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 2.04%
    • Public Power LLC: 2.04%
    • MPower Energy: 2.04%
    • NOCO Energy: 2.04%
    • North American Power: 2.04%
    • Clearview Electric: 2.04%
    • Clean Choice Energy: 2.04%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 2.04%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 2.04%
    • All American Power and Gas: 2.04%
    • Agway Energy Services: 2.04%
    • Atlantic Energy: 2.04%
    • Astral Energy: 2.04%
    • American Power & Gas: 2.04%
    • Approved Energy II: 2.04%
    • Direct Energy: 2.04%
    • Stream Energy: 2.04%
    • Starion Energy: 2.04%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 2.04%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 2.04%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 2.04%
    • Marathon Energy: 2.04%
  • Scotia, New York:
    • Pure Energy: 2.04%
    • Texas Retail Energy: 2.04%
    • SunSea Energy: 2.04%
    • Freedom Energy: 2.04%
    • Family Energy: 2.04%
    • Public Power LLC: 2.04%
    • Green Mountain Energy: 2.04%
    • Greenlight Energy: 2.04%
    • Hudson Energy: 2.04%
    • Spark Energy: 2.04%
    • SmartEnergy Holdings: 2.04%
    • South Bay Energy: 2.04%
    • Liberty Power: 2.04%
    • IDT Energy: 2.04%
    • Kiwi Energy: 2.04%
    • Inspire Energy: 2.04%
    • UGI Energy Services: 2.04%
    • ENGIE: 2.04%
    • Empire Natural Gas: 2.04%
    • EnergyMark: 2.04%
    • Energy Plus: 2.04%
    • Energy Services Providers: 2.04%
    • Eligo Energy: 2.04%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 2.04%
    • All American Power and Gas: 2.04%
    • Agway Energy Services: 2.04%
    • Alpha Gas and Electric: 2.04%
    • American Power & Gas: 2.04%
    • Astral Energy: 2.04%
    • Approved Energy II: 2.04%
    • Atlantic Energy: 2.04%
    • Direct Energy: 2.04%
    • Starion Energy: 2.04%
    • Stream Energy: 2.04%
    • Strategic Energy LLC: 2.04%
    • Clean Choice Energy: 2.04%
    • Clearview Electric: 2.04%
    • Marathon Energy: 2.04%
    • Major Energy Electric Services: 2.04%
    • MidAmerican Energy: 2.04%
    • Public Power & Utility of Maryland: 2.04%
    • Original Energy: 2.04%
    • Renaissance Power and Gas: 2.04%
    • Residents Energy: 2.04%
    • National Grid: 2.04%
    • XOOM Energy: 2.04%
    • MPower Energy: 2.04%
    • NOCO Energy: 2.04%
    • North American Power: 2.04%

* 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 3 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 46 electricity suppliers serving customers in the area.

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

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-09-24