Ulster County, New York Electric Profile

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With a New York average residential electric bill of $114.48, Ulster County citizens pay about 5.40% more than other consumers per month for electricity.

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Citizens in Ulster County experience an average of 1.17 outages lasting 146.68 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes per outage.

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With 177,573 citizens within its borders and 127,028 megawatt hours produced each year, Ulster County has a per capita production of 0.72 megawatt hours. This is the 42 highest megawatt hour per capita amount in New York.

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The national average residential rate per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of Ulster County pay an average rate of 26.02% above the national average at 16.95 cents per kilowatt hour.

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As the 357th highest generator of solar energy in the United States, Ulster County produces 28,058 megawatt hours from solar.

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Ulster County has recently seen a rise in electricity generation from solar power of 454.51% year over year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,277,817 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    127,028 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    127,028 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.72 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    246,918,659 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,390.52 kg

Kingston, NY Electric Overview

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Kingston's inhabitants pay an average residential electricity rate of 17.79 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.65% lower than the average state rate of 18.85 cents and 32.25% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. With 895 residential customers, Central Hudson Gas and Electric is the largest vendor in the city. The city is faced with an average of 1.29 power outages per customer per year. These outages go on for an average of 183.6 minutes. In comparison, the US average is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes per outage.

Around 1,544.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident are emitted in the city due to electricity consumption, ranking them as the 990th highest polluter in New York out of 1195 cities. A total of 35,620,296.54 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city a year. This is enough to rank 78th worst in New York for total pollution from electricity use. Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city, Kingston must turn to neighboring cities or rural areas to source all of the megawatt hours they consume every year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Kingston

Kingston residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.213/kWh$0.146/kWh$153.84/mo.$86.07/mo.
847th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Kingston
957th$126.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Kingston Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Kingston, New York

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Central Hudson Gas and ElectricBUNDLED17.71126.52No DataIcon representing missing value.1,854,381328,327,000

New Paltz, NY Electric Overview

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On average, New Paltz's residential electricity price is 17.79 cents per kilowatt hour. This is, thankfully for their inhabitants, 5.65% less than New York's average price of 18.85 cents, which ranks the city 847th out of 1195 cities in the state for best average electricity rate. Selling 1,977.32 megawatt hours, Central Hudson Gas and Electric is the largest supplier in the city. The average residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $126.75 per month, while the state average is $114.48.

Electricity use in New Paltz results in the release of 11,062,827.25 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 250th highest in the state out of 1195 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 243rd worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in New Paltz

New Paltz residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.213/kWh$0.146/kWh$153.84/mo.$86.07/mo.
847th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of New Paltz
957th$126.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for New Paltz Residents

Electric Companies With Service in New Paltz, New York

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Central Hudson Gas and ElectricBUNDLED17.71126.52No DataIcon representing missing value.1,854,381328,327,000

Highland CDP, NY Electric Overview

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Highland CDP's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 17.79 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is less than the state average price of 18.85 cents per kilowatt hour it is higher than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. Central Hudson Gas and Electric has 516 residential customers, which is more than any other electricity provider who operates in the city. Consumers in the city deal with 1.29 power outages per year, with outages lasting around 183.6 minutes on average. The national averages for these data points are 1.21 outages at 122.99 minutes each.

On average, Highland CDP residents emit 1,544.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 990th highest polluting city out of 1195 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 8,811,661.57 kilograms, the city ranks 308th worst in New York for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Highland CDP

Highland CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.213/kWh$0.146/kWh$153.84/mo.$86.07/mo.
847th17.71¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Highland CDP
957th$126.52Average residential monthly electricity bill for Highland CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Highland CDP, New York

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Central Hudson Gas and ElectricBUNDLED17.71126.52No DataIcon representing missing value.1,854,381328,327,000

Energy Production in Ulster County, New York

Power Plants in Ulster County, New York

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Ulster County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 49,608No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
High Falls CDP NY Conventional Hydroelectric 24,086No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ulster County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 14,580No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Saratoga Solar LLCGreen Street Power Partners (100.00%)
Milton CDP (Saratoga County) NY Solar 7,081No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
6140 Route 209 - North6140 Route 209 - North, LLC (100.00%)
Ulster County NY Solar 6,893No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ulster County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 6,884No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Off Airport Road - WestOff Airport Road - West, LLC (100.00%)
Accord CDP NY Solar 5,421No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
High Falls CDP NY Conventional Hydroelectric 3,812No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ulster County NY Solar 3,762No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
BluestoneBluestone Solar LLC (100.00%)
Ulster County NY Solar 2,579No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ulster County SolarUlster Solar LLC (100.00%)
Ulster County NY Solar 2,322No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Ulster County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity use in Ulster County results in 246,918,659.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 20th most of any county in New York. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 1,390.52 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 45th highest county in New York and 2700th nationally for CO2 pollution per capita. About 77.91% of electricity in Ulster County comes from generation using Conventional Hydroelectric. Ulster County has the 20th highest power plants of any county in the state, with 11 total power plants. This translates to the 32nd most power plants per person in New York.

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77.91%
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22.09%

Ulster County, New York Net Metering

Approximately 100.00% of the electric providers in Ulster County offer net metering to their consumers. Residents of New York have pretty good net metering laws and regulations that allow them to take advantage of additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Ulster County is about 7.10% of all energy transmitted by the 2 companies that operate in the county and also report energy loss. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Ulster County a rank of 57th best in New York out of 62.

Power Companies in Ulster County, New York

Providers In Each City in Ulster County:

  • Ellenville, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.37%
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.26%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.37%
  • Kingston, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.33%
  • New Paltz, New York:
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Saugerties, New York:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Central Hudson Gas and Electric: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%

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

FAQ

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

By total customer count, Central Hudson Gas and Electric is the largest electricity provider in Ulster County, New York.

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

Ulster County, New York has 2 electricity companies serving customers in the area.

How many power plants are within Ulster County, New York?

Ulster County, New York is home to 11 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Ulster County, New York?

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1Central Hudson Gas and Electric94,559
2New York State Electric & Gas10,122

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16