Jersey Central Power & Light

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About Jersey Central Power & Light

Jersey Central Power & Light is an investor owned entity located in Morristown, New Jersey and providing electricity to customers in 13 counties in New Jersey such as the counties of Essex County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County, and Union County. There are 877,384 residential customers, 84,985 commercial accounts and 1,081 industrial customer accounts who are receiving electricity from the company. Jersey Central Power & Light bills their patrons a residential electricity rate of 13.41 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 17.48% below New Jersey's average price of 16.24 cents and 2.20% less than the US average of 13.71 cents. They sold 128,461 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity companies in 2020. In 2020, they made a total of $1,767,146,500 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $22,975,000 coming from wholesale electricity sales and $1,325,478,400 from retail sales to end users.

The New Jersey average monthly residential electricity bill is $107.17, while the Jersey Central Power & Light average is 0.42% less at $106.67 per month. This is the 6th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in New Jersey. Electricity production is not part of the Jersey Central Power & Light business plan, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates to then be resold to their end users.

Jersey Central Power & Light Net Metering

Jersey Central Power & Light, fortunately, offers net metering options to consumers. Net metering allows individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar panels and other electricity sources more economically viable.

Energy Loss

Providers regularly submit data for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Jersey Central Power & Light recently reported a loss of 7.15% of their electricity generation amount. The New Jersey average for energy loss is 0.67% and the United States average is 2.76%. This gives Jersey Central Power & Light a ranking of 59th best out of 58 suppliers in the state and 1294th best out of 3509 companies in the United States.

Jersey Central Power & Light Rate & Electric Bills

Jersey Central Power & Light residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.123/kWh$184.63/mo.$69.66/mo.
2077th13.41¢Jersey Central Power & Light's Average residential price per kWh
1303rd$106.67Average monthly electricity bill for Jersey Central Power & Light's residential customers

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Jersey Central Power & Light Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:First Energy
  • Headquarters:300 Madison Avenue
    Morristown, New Jersey 07960
    United States of America
  • CEO:Jim Fakult

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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
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Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Jersey Central Power & Light's energy loss due to business operations.

-7.15%

Total Energy Loss

815,182MWh

1294 National Rank

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Jersey Central Power & Light State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New Jersey963,4501,460,393,2102100%

Jersey Central Power & Light County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Burlington County461,8605920.23$290.10/mo
Essex County863,7285718.09$269.62/mo
Hunterdon County128,9475417.89$279.72/mo
Mercer County387,3405718.07$270.09/mo
Middlesex County863,1625818.04$272.19/mo
Monmouth County643,6155717.90$279.32/mo
Morris County509,2855917.89$279.24/mo
Ocean County637,2295719.13$287.53/mo
Passaic County524,1185919.20$313.73/mo
Somerset County345,3615718.01$273.50/mo

Cities Jersey Central Power & Light Has Coverage

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

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Jersey Central Power & Light FAQ:

How many counties does Jersey Central Power & Light offer service to?

There are 13 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Jersey Central Power & Light.

Who is the CEO of Jersey Central Power & Light?

The CEO of Jersey Central Power & Light is Jim Fakult.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Jersey Central Power & Light customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Jersey Central Power & Light is 13.41 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What is the phone number for Jersey Central Power & Light?

Jersey Central Power & Light's customer service phone number is (800) 662-3115

What cities does Jersey Central Power & Light offer service in?

Jersey Central Power & Light provides electricity in 236 cities throughout the nation including New Jersey.

How much is the average bundled bill for Jersey Central Power & Light customers each month?

Consumers of Jersey Central Power & Light pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $106.67.

Does Jersey Central Power & Light have a parent company?

Jersey Central Power & Light is owned by First Energy.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-11