Jamestown Board of Public Utility

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About Jamestown Board of Public Utility

Jamestown Board of Public Utility is a municipally owned entity providing electricity in 3 cities in the state of New York. There are 18,963 customers of the provider. Exactly 16,211 of them are residential accounts, 2,639 are commercial customers and 113 of them are industrial customers. Customers of Jamestown Board of Public Utility are billed an average residential electricity rate of 8.65 cents per kilowatt hour. Fortunately for their patrons, this price is lower than both the state and national average prices of 18.34 and 13.71 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. In 2020 Jamestown Board of Public Utility sold 74.77% of their total megawatt hours disposed by way of normal retail sales to end users and 22.03% to other providers on the wholesale market. The megawatt hours sourced by the company came from a blend of electricity generation from power facilities owned by Jamestown Board of Public Utility and supplementary megawatt hours that they procured on the wholesale market. They generated 71,688 megawatt hours and purchased 474,417 wholesale megawatt hours. The total revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $37,760,500, with $2,764,600 coming from sales to the wholesale market and $33,733,000 from retail sales to end users.

The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $119.13, while the Jamestown Board of Public Utility average is 40.04% less at $70.59 per month. This is the 31st lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. Jamestown Board of Public Utility is the 760th largest electricity company out of 3509 electricity companies in the US based on total megawatt hours sold. Generation facilities owned by Jamestown Board of Public Utility produce a total of 63,174 megawatt hours, which is the 43rd highest total of all suppliers in the state. The company's generating plants generate 63,174 megawatt hours from natural gas.

Energy Loss

Losing energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity production business. Electricity providers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Jamestown Board of Public Utility reported a yearly loss of roughly 3.03% of the electricity that they produce. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 10th best out of 98 providers who report energy loss in New York and 370th best out of 3509 in the US.

Jamestown Board of Public Utility Rate & Electric Bills

Jamestown Board of Public Utility residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.099/kWh$0.071/kWh$106.66/mo.$46.73/mo.
215th8.65¢Jamestown Board of Public Utility's Average residential price per kWh
204th$70.59Average monthly electricity bill for Jamestown Board of Public Utility's residential customers

Jamestown Board of Public Utility Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:92 Steele Street
    Jamestown, New York 14701
    United States of America
  • Director/Superintendent:David L. Leathers

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Quick Facts About Jamestown Board of Public Utility

Jamestown Board of Public Utility produces 100.00% of their total electricity generation from non-renewable fuel sources. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 63,174 megawatt hours, which is 26th most out of 98 companies in New York.

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Energy Loss

Jamestown Board of Public Utility's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.03%

Total Energy Loss

16,393MWh

370 National Rank

Jamestown Board of Public Utility Energy Makeup

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Jamestown Board of Public Utility State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New York18,96333,998,96413100%

Jamestown Board of Public Utility County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Chautauqua County127,6575318.68$140.24/mo

Power Plants Owned by Jamestown Board of Public Utility

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Jamestown NY Natural Gas 63,17433,149,128.88524.73

Jamestown Board of Public Utility Fuel Makeup

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Cities Jamestown Board of Public Utility Has Coverage

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Jamestown Board of Public Utility FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Jamestown Board of Public Utility?

The CEO of Jamestown Board of Public Utility is David L. Leathers.

What percentage of Jamestown Board of Public Utility's electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

Electric generation facilities owned by or associated with Jamestown Board of Public Utility produce 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

What is the average bundled bill for Jamestown Board of Public Utility customers each month?

Consumers of Jamestown Board of Public Utility pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $70.59.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Jamestown Board of Public Utility customers?

Customers of Jamestown Board of Public Utility, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 8.65 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Jamestown Board of Public Utility?

Jamestown Board of Public Utility is associated with or owns one power plant.

What cities does Jamestown Board of Public Utility supply electricity to?

Jamestown Board of Public Utility serves 3 cities.

What percentage of Jamestown Board of Public Utility's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Power generation plants owned by or associated with Jamestown Board of Public Utility produce 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Jamestown Board of Public Utility?

The Jamestown Board of Public Utility phone number is (716) 661-1660.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-19