Reliant Energy

  • Total Customers1,965,823
  • Total Sales47,730,222 MWh / 24.28 MWh per customer
  • CO2 Equivalent Emissions20,660,269,206.75 kg

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Reliant Energy's Residential Electricity Bills & Rates

Reliant Energy residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Pricing:
Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.128/kWh$0.118/kWh$132.99/mo.$125.55/mo.
2047th12.82¢Reliant Energy's Average residential price per kWh
2289th$129.15Average monthly electric bill for Reliant Energy's residential customers
Energy provider of the year for New York, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
New York, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for New York, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
New York, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for New York, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Residential Electricity Rate
New York, Major Provider Category
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Reliant Energy Overview

  • Company Type:Retail Power Marketer
  • Parent Company:NRG Energy
  • Headquarters:P.O. Box 3765
    Houston, Texas 77253
    United States of America
  • CEO:Elizabeth Killinger

Reliant Energy Contact

Reliant Energy Service

  • Outage Phone:(800) 332-7143
  • States Served:
    • Connecticut
    • District of Columbia
    • Delaware
    • Illinois
    • Massachusetts
    • and 6 others states

Energy Loss

Reliant Energy's energy loss due to business operations.

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Total Energy Loss

2,098,238MWh

1600 National Rank

Reliant Energy State Coverage

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Connecticut5,0378,613,500520.14%
Delaware1,5437,154,900270.05%
District of Columbia6371,113,100440.02%
Illinois148,060110,315,600283.63%
Maryland20,58144,877,100210.89%
Massachusetts47,31959,532,300341.73%
New Jersey17,38925,850,900480.52%
New York36,94519,772,200700.6%
Ohio74,40764,220,200411.95%
Pennsylvania194,541225,973,900196.82%

Reliant Energy Details

Reliant Energy's Electricity Prices and Usage

The average electricity price for Reliant Energy is approximately 12.82 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily for their customers, this rate is below the nationwide average price of 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour. Electricity production is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other suppliers to then be resold to their customers. The company has experienced a reduction in CO2 pollution amounts of 852,685,219.45 kilograms (3.96%) over the course of the last year. With total emissions of 20,660,269,206.75, Reliant Energy has the 33rd highest emissions total out of 3530 providers in the country.

Net Metering

Reliant Energy does not offer net metering options to customers of the company. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private citizens. Net metering would allow purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

Energy Loss

Reliant Energy currently has a loss of about 4.21% of the electricity that they generate. Reliant Energy's energy loss amounts place them at of 101st worst out of 3530 in the nation.

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