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Tompkins County, New York Electricity Overview

The county is ranked as the 1095th largest producer of electricity of all 3230 counties in the United States for total electricity production, producing 232,838 megawatt hours.

Tompkins County is the 24th worst pollution level due to electricity use in New York, emitting 172,134,466.27 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Tompkins County produces 216,621.88 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 424th out of 3230 counties in the US for total natural gas generation.

Tompkins County is home to 104,777 people and its power generation plants produce 232,838 megawatt hours of electricity per year, for a production per capita average of 2.22 megawatt hours per capita per year.

Tompkins County ranks 668th in the country out of 3230 counties in solar power generation, with 11,670 megawatt hours produced from solar power.

In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has fallen by 5.21% within the last 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    740,085 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.06 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    232,838 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    16,149 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    216,689 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    2.22 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    172,134,466 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,642.87 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Ithaca

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Ithaca Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.82¢ per kWh

  • 3.45% higher than last month
  • 18.32% higher than April last year
  • 26.77% lower than the New York average
  • 0.56% lower than the US average
  • 747th 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
  • 20,504th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 70 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 5,152 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

15.81¢ per kWh

  • 1.39% higher than last month
  • 0.02% higher than April last year
  • 30.34% lower than the New York average
  • 1.97% lower than the US average
  • 380th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 24 since April last year
  • 19,486th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 664 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 878 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$107.19 per month

  • 12.79% lower than last month
  • 27.92% higher than April last year
  • 1.56% lower than the New York average
  • 4.93% lower than the US average
  • 844th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 46 since April last year
  • 14,512th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 4,198 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 8,946 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$113.98 per month

  • 1.74% higher than last month
  • 0.72% lower than April last year
  • 11.2% lower than the New York average
  • 16.24% lower than the US average
  • 748th in the state out of 1,303 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 350 since April last year
  • 7,354th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 586 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 784 since April last year

Ithaca, NY Electricity Overview

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Ithaca averages a residential electricity price of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 30.34% less than New York's average rate of 22.69 cents and 1.97% below the US average of 16.12 cents. The city is 33rd out of 1306 cities in New York for total hydroelectric generation. They produce 4,479 megawatt hours from hydroelectric dams and facilities. More electricity is consumed within Ithaca than is produced, with electricity usage adding up to 101.62% of production.

Ithaca's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 54,249,357.65 kilograms, which is 47th highest amount in New York out of 1306 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 1,704.94 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Ithaca is the 37th highest polluting city in New York. Electricity facilities in the city mainly use Natural Gas, which accounts for 216,621.88 megawatt hours (or 97.94%) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city. Conventional Hydroelectric and Distillate Fuel Oil are also primary fuel types in the city, with 2.03% and 0.03% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. Ithaca has 2 power generation plants, which is the 20th highest for a city in New York.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ithaca

Ithaca residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.104/kWh$151.89/mo.$67.43/mo.
380th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ithaca
748th$113.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ithaca Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ithaca, 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

South Hill CDP, NY Electricity Overview

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South Hill CDP averages a residential electricity price of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 30.34% less than New York's average rate of 22.69 cents and 1.97% below the US average of 16.12 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $113.98 per month, while the state average is $128.61. The city has an average of 1.11 electrical outages per consumer a year. These outages last on average of 128.27 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.45 outages per consumer and 171.11 minutes an outage.

Emitting 11,647,022.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions, South Hill CDP ranks 276th worst out of 1306 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 1,653.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 44th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 49,761.85 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in South Hill CDP

South Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.104/kWh$151.89/mo.$67.43/mo.
380th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of South Hill CDP
748th$113.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for South Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in South Hill 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

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Cayuga Heights, NY Electricity Overview

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Cayuga Heights averages a residential electricity price of 15.81 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 30.34% less than New York's average rate of 22.69 cents and 1.97% below the US average of 16.12 cents. The average residential power bill for a citizen in the city is $113.98 per month, while the state average is $128.61. The city has an average of 1.11 electrical outages per consumer a year. These outages last on average of 128.27 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.45 outages per consumer and 171.11 minutes an outage.

Emitting 6,650,954.16 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Cayuga Heights ranks 416th worst out of 1306 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 1,653.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 44th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 28,416.17 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Cayuga Heights

Cayuga Heights residential electric rates are highest in February and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.183/kWh$0.104/kWh$151.89/mo.$67.43/mo.
380th15.81¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Cayuga Heights
748th$113.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Cayuga Heights Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Cayuga Heights, 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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Electricity Production in Tompkins County, New York

Power Plants in Tompkins County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Cornell University Central HeatCornell University (100.00%)
Ithaca NY Natural Gas 216,68953,410,686.32246.49
Newfield Community Solar LLCNewfield Solar LLC (100.00%)
Tompkins County NY Solar 8,660
Cornell HydroCornell Hydro (100.00%)
Ithaca NY Conventional Hydroelectric 4,479
Cornell Snyder Road Solar ArrayUlysses Solar (100.00%)
Lansing NY Solar 1,592
Tompkins Cortland Community CollegeSEC LHNY Solar One (100.00%)
Tompkins County NY Solar 1,418

Tompkins County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Tompkins County has the 1305th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 172,134,466.27 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 1,642.87 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Tompkins County is the 2669th highest polluting county in the country. Natural Gas makes up 93.04% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Tompkins County. Solar and Conventional Hydroelectric make up 5.01% and 1.92% of production, respectively. Tompkins County is home to 5 power plants, which is the 42nd highest number of power plants within a county in New York.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
93.04%
SOLAR
Solar
5.01%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
1.92%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Tompkins County, New York Net Metering

Tompkins County has 1 out of 44 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 8 providers in Tompkins County that report energy loss, including New York State Electric & Gas, Agway Energy Services, and Kiwi Energy. Together, these 8 providers average an annual energy loss of 6.24% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Tompkins County receiving a rank of 2521st best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Tompkins County:

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

FAQ

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

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Tompkins County, New York?

The largest electricity supplier in Tompkins County, New York by megawatt hours sold is New York State Electric & Gas.

How many power plants are in Tompkins County, New York?

Tompkins County, New York has 5 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Tompkins County, New York has 44 electricity providers operating in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2024-07-15