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About Con Edison

With their main offices in New York, New York, Con Edison offers electricity services 5 states throughout the United States. There are 3,183,308 customers of the company. Exactly 100 of them are industrial customers, 471,602 are commercial accounts, 2 are transportation customer accounts and 2,711,604 of them are residential accounts. On average, Con Edison bills their consumers a residential electricity price of 26.38 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for their consumers, this rate is higher than the United States average rate 13.71 cents per kilowatt hour. In 2020 they had sales to end customers totaling 23,258,629 megawatt hours and wholesale sales of 23,258,629 megawatt hours. Electricity production plants owned by Con Edison generated 12.48% of the megawatt hours sourced by the provider and an additional 87.52% was procured on wholesale channels. The company had $8,787,383,000 in 2020, $25,537,300 of which came from electricity sales on the wholesale energy market and $5,246,321,100 of which came from sales to retail end-users.

The national average monthly residential electric bill is $121.23, while the Con Edison average is 11.96% less at $106.74 per month. This is the 1307th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the country. The electricity grid owned by the provider experiences 0.67 outages per customer per year, with outages lasting an average of 77.89 minutes. The US average for other providers is 1.21 outages per customer and 122.99 minutes each outage. The supplier's generating plants produce 3,184,734.18 megawatt hours by burning natural gas as the fuel source. The company produces 3,204,383 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources a year, ranking them 174th out of 3509 companies in the country.

Con Edison Net Metering

Con Edison, fortunately, allows consumers to participate in net metering. Net metering allows residents to sell megawatt hours back to the grid, making the purchase of solar panels and other alternative electricity sources more economically viable.

Energy Loss

Con Edison currently loses around 3.67% of the electricity that they produce via heat dissipation and other causes. The national average energy loss is 2.76%. This results in Con Edison receiving a ranking of 538th best out of 3509 providers in the United States.

Con Edison Rate & Electric Bills

Con Edison residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.292/kWh$0.233/kWh$151.60/mo.$71.08/mo.
2921st26.38¢Con Edison's Average residential price per kWh
1307th$106.74Average monthly electricity bill for Con Edison's residential customers

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Quick Facts About Con Edison

Con Edison produces 70.12% of their electricity from sustainable fuel sources, which ranks them 260th out of the 3509 providers we track in the United States.

Producing 10,721,922 megawatt hours annually, Con Edison is the 111th largest total producer of all suppliers in the United States.

Con Edison is the 14th largest electricity company out of 3509 providers in the US based on customer count.

Con Edison produces 6,371,250 megawatt hours of electricity (or 59.42% of their total production) from solar power.

Con Edison generates 1,147,398 megawatt hours of electricity from wind turbines, which is the 51st largest total out of 3509 suppliers in the US.

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Energy Loss

Con Edison's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


538 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Con Edison's Power Outages

77.89 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.67 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Con Edison Energy Makeup

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Con Edison State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Jersey69,075166,498,21163.44%
New York3,114,2295,726,271,627196.56%

Con Edison County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Bergen County955,7325819.03$302.60/mo
Bronx County1,472,6544327.87$163.98/mo
Kings County2,736,0744327.87$163.98/mo
New York County1,694,2514327.87$163.98/mo
Orange County401,3104722.89$171.79/mo
Passaic County524,1185919.20$313.73/mo
Queens County2,405,4644527.41$165.54/mo
Richmond County495,7474327.87$163.98/mo
Rockland County338,3294223.10$174.85/mo
Sullivan County78,6244719.14$146.20/mo

Power Plants Owned by Con Edison

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
New York NY Natural Gas 3,202,3371,368,882,912.36427.46
Boulder City NV Solar 616,016
Great Valley Solar Portfolio Holdings, LLCConsolidated Edison Development (100.00%)
Fresno County CA Solar 530,725
Copper Mountain Solar 5, LLCConsolidated Edison Development (100.00%)
Boulder City NV Solar 521,299
Maricopa County AZ Solar 436,868
Maricopa County AZ Solar 404,973
Campbell County SD Wind 377,260
Upton County TX Solar 364,080
Fresno County CA Solar 361,560
Boulder City NV Solar 357,212

Con Edison Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
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Residual Fuel Oil

Cities Con Edison Has Coverage

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Con Edison FAQ:

What is the average bundled bill for Con Edison customers each month?

Consumers of Con Edison pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $106.74.

How many states does Con Edison supply electricity to?

Con Edison provides electricity in 5 states.

What is the phone number for Con Edison?

The Con Edison phone number is (800) 752-6633.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Con Edison customers?

Con Edison's current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 26.38 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average national BUNDLED rate of 13.71 cents.

How many counties does Con Edison sell electricity to?

Con Edison provides electricity in 12 counties throughout the nation including New York, Illinois, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Maryland.

When will Con Edison power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Con Edison's consumers is 77.892 minutes.

What percentage of Con Edison's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuels?

Electric generation facilities owned by or associated with Con Edison produce 29.89% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

Does Con Edison have any subsidiary companies?

Con Edison is a parent company of Orange & Rockland, Consolidated Edison Solutions Inc, and Consolidated Edison Development.

What percentage of Con Edison's electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Con Edison produce 70.12% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Con Edison?

There are 90 power plants owned by or associated with Con Edison.

What cities does Con Edison sell electricity to?

Con Edison provides electricity to 145 cities.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-19