Washington County, New York Electric Profile

The nationwide average residential price per kilowatt hour is 13.45 cents, while residents of Washington County pay an average rate of 7.23% above the national average at 14.42 cents per kilowatt hour.

The county is the 782nd highest generator of electricity in the nation out of 3220 counties, producing 702,610 megawatt hours.

The use of non-renewable fuel sources in electricity generation in Washington County has dropped by 14.41% over the course of the previous year.

Washington County generates 89.74% of their electricity from hydroelectric power, roughly 630,495 megawatt hours a year.

Washington County is the 41st most populous county in the state.

The average monthly residential electric expense in Washington County is 16.98% lower than the nationwide average monthly residential expense.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    440,425 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    7.2 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    702,610 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    666,375 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    36,235 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    11.48 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    80,750,063 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,319.36 kg

Hudson Falls, NY Electric Overview

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Hudson Falls's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 21.79% lower than the state's average price of 18.85 cents. Selling 1,125.51 megawatt hours per year, National Grid is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The city has seen a 14.41% decline in fossil fuels and other non-renewable fuel type use in their power plants.

Electricity use in Hudson Falls results in 100,173,811.83 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 18th most of any city in the state. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per citizen CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 14,081.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the highest polluting city in New York for CO2 pollution per capita. Power generating plants in the city primarily use Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, which accounts for 54.95% of the fuel types used for electricity production in the city. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 44.96% and 0.09% of total electricity production, respectively. Hudson Falls has the 66th highest number of electricity plants of any city in the state, with one total plant. This translates to the 117th most plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hudson Falls

Hudson Falls residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.109/kWh$114.20/mo.$60.86/mo.
544th13.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hudson Falls
324th$89.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hudson Falls Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hudson Falls, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
National GridBUNDLED13.7589.9810,431,7591,433,858,395

Fort Edward, NY Electric Overview

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Fort Edward has an average residential electricity rate of 14.74 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 21.79% less than the average state price of 18.85 cents and 9.62% higher than the national average of 13.45 cents. The largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is National Grid. The city is ranked 8th in New York in total electricity produced from power plants within its borders, with 575,064 megawatt hours produced.

Fort Edward emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 1157th worst polluting city out of 1195 cities in the state. At 0 kilograms per person and 3,295 citizens in the city, the city emits 0 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year. This is the 1157th highest amount in New York for total emissions from electricity use. Conventional Hydroelectric is the fuel of choice in Fort Edward, with 100.00% of electricity generation coming from the fuel type. There is one electricity generation plant in Fort Edward, which is the 66th highest number of plants in a city in the state and is the 91st highest number of power plants per person in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fort Edward

Fort Edward residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.109/kWh$114.20/mo.$60.86/mo.
544th13.75¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Fort Edward
324th$89.98Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fort Edward Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fort Edward, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
National GridBUNDLED13.7589.9810,431,7591,433,858,395

Granville, NY Electric Overview

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Granville has an average residential electricity rate of 13.32 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 0.94% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. The New York average monthly residential electric bill is $114.48, while the Granville average is 15.74% lower at $96.46 per month. This is the 319th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in New York. New York State Electric & Gas has 68 residential customers, more than any other supplier in the city.

Granville is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 3,623,790.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 1,544.01 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 243rd worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Granville

Granville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.104/kWh$123.86/mo.$67.43/mo.
320th12.11¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Granville
525th$90.86Average residential monthly electricity bill for Granville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Granville, New York

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
New York State Electric & GasBUNDLED12.1190.866,016,539728,697,874

Energy Production in Washington County, New York

Power Plants in Washington County, New York

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Hudson Falls Hydroelectric ProjectNorthern Electric Power Co LP (0.50%)Hudson Falls, LLC (0.50%)BPIF LLC (99.00%)
Fort Edward NY Conventional Hydroelectric 191,688
Wheelabrator Hudson FallsWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Hudson Falls NY Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 65,832128,820,696.861,956.81
Dahowa HydroGR Catalyst Two LLC (100.00%)
Washington County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 24,020
Middle Falls HydroMiddle Falls Ltd Partnership (98.00%)Boralex Middle Falls, LLC (2.00%)
Washington County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 11,182
Washington County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 7,194
HGS Solar IHGS solar I, LLC (100.00%)
Whitehall NY Solar 3,291
Gore Mountain Solar IIGore Mountain Solar II, LLC (100.00%)
Whitehall NY Solar 2,992
Center FallsHollingworth & Vose Co (100.00%)
Washington County NY Conventional Hydroelectric 1,853

Washington County, New York Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Washington County's power plants mainly use Conventional Hydroelectric, which makes up 630,495 megawatt hours (or 89.74%) of the fuel used for electricity production in the county. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up the next highest amounts at 5.15% (36,175.4 megawatt hours) and 4.21% (29,597.37 megawatt hours), respectively. There are 8 power generation plants in the county, which is the 26th most plants in a county in the state and translates to the 10th highest number of plants per resident in the state. Washington County’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 80,750,062.7 kilograms, which is the 1958th most of any county in the country. This total also equates to a ranking of 2721st worst in the nation for emissions per person.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
89.74%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
5.15%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
4.21%
SOLAR
Solar
0.89%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
0.01%

Washington County, New York Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Washington County offering electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. At the state level, New York has commendable net metering and feed in tariff regulations.

Energy Loss

Washington County electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 6.20% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 2.03%, Washington County is ranked as the 21st best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Washington County, New York

Providers In Each City in Washington County:

  • Argyle, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Cambridge, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Fort Ann, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Fort Edward, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Granville, New York:
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • New York State Electric & Gas: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Greenwich, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Hudson Falls, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%
  • Whitehall, New York:
    • National Grid: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Abest Power & Gas: 25.00%

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

FAQ

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

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1National Grid37,064
2New York State Electric & Gas8,482

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

Washington County, New York is home to 2 electricity providers operating in the area.

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

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

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

There are 8 power plants located in Washington County, New York

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07