Rochester Gas and Electric

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About Rochester Gas and Electric

Rochester Gas and Electric is an investor owned entity providing electricity in 26 different cities in New York including Rochester, Irondequoit CDP, Brighton CDP, Greece CDP, and Canandaigua. A total of 291,979 customers (0.08% industrial accounts, 7.08% commercial accounts and 92.84% residential accounts) are provided electricity by the provider. Patrons of Rochester Gas and Electric are billed an average residential electricity rate of 14.61 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 23.68% less than New York's average price of 19.14 cents and 3.50% higher than the nationwide average of 14.11 cents. They sold 178,663 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2020. Electricity generation plants owned by Rochester Gas and Electric produced 3,448 megawatt hours and an additional 3,578,112 megawatt hours were purchased via the wholesale electricity market. The revenue for the company in 2020 from electricity sales was $616,283,700, with 0.65% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 62.45% from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential power bill is $125.95, while the Rochester Gas and Electric average is 19.30% less at $101.65 per month. Rochester Gas and Electric is the 8th largest electricity company out of 98 suppliers in the state based on total megawatt hours sold. Electricity production plants owned by or associated with Rochester Gas and Electric produce 7,239 megawatt hours, which is the 521st highest of all providers in the nation. Electricity production from sustainable fuel sources by the supplier totals 7,239 megawatt hours.

Rochester Gas and Electric Net Metering

Rochester Gas and Electric is one of 13 electricity suppliers in the state who offer net metering to their customers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for citizens. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable.

Energy Loss

All electricity providers who generate electricity suffer from some energy loss from heat dissipation or alternative factors. Rochester Gas and Electric is no exception, as they have an annual loss of around 7.19% of the aggregate electricity they transmit. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the various companies who operate around the United States. Rochester Gas and Electric has earned a rank of 1297th best out of 3509 suppliers who report energy loss in the country.

Rochester Gas and Electric Rate & Electric Bills

Rochester Gas and Electric residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.170/kWh$0.115/kWh$130.32/mo.$69.89/mo.
2435th14.61¢Rochester Gas and Electric's Average residential price per kWh
1107th$101.65Average monthly electricity bill for Rochester Gas and Electric's residential customers

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Rochester Gas and Electric Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Avangrid
  • Headquarters:89 East Avenue
    Rochester, New York 14649
    United States of America
  • CEO:Carl Taylor

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Quick Facts About Rochester Gas and Electric

Consumers of Rochester Gas and Electric deal with an average of 0.88 power outages per year, with outages lasting an average of 93.46 minutes.

Roughly 100.00% of Rochester Gas and Electric's total electricity comes from the use of hydroelectric power.

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

Energy Loss

Rochester Gas and Electric's energy loss due to business operations.

-7.19%

Total Energy Loss

257,706MWh

1297 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Rochester Gas and Electric's Power Outages

93.46 min.

vs. national average of 122.99 min.

0.88 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.21

Rochester Gas and Electric Energy Makeup

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Rochester Gas and Electric State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
New York291,979443,869,00010100%

Rochester Gas and Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Allegany County46,4565218.70$141.00/mo
Cayuga County76,2484918.12$138.71/mo
Livingston County61,8344918.71$140.83/mo
Monroe County759,4435118.82$142.01/mo
Ontario County112,4584918.44$140.20/mo
Wayne County91,2834518.34$140.13/mo
Wyoming County40,5315218.16$138.63/mo

Power Plants Owned by Rochester Gas and Electric

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Rochester NY Conventional Hydroelectric 7,239

Rochester Gas and Electric Fuel Makeup

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
Conventional Hydroelectric
100.00%

Cities Rochester Gas and Electric Has Coverage

  • Belmont, NY
  • Bloomfield, NY
  • Bolivar, NY
  • Canandaigua, NY
  • Cato, NY
  • East Rochester, NY
  • Fair Haven, NY
  • Fairport, NY
  • Geneseo, NY
  • Hilton, NY
  • Manchester, NY
  • Meridian, NY
  • Mount Morris, NY
  • Nunda, NY
  • Pittsford, NY
  • Red Creek, NY
  • Richburg, NY
  • Rochester, NY
  • Shortsville, NY
  • Sodus, NY
  • Sodus Point, NY
  • Spencerport, NY
  • Victor, NY
  • Warsaw, NY
  • Webster, NY
  • Wolcott, NY

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

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Rochester Gas and Electric FAQ:

What percentage of Rochester Gas and Electric's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Rochester Gas and Electric produces 0% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Rochester Gas and Electric?

You can reach Rochester Gas and Electric by phone via (800) 743-2110.

What is the average bundled bill for Rochester Gas and Electric customers each month?

Customers of Rochester Gas and Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $101.65.

When will Rochester Gas and Electric power be restored?

Rochester Gas and Electric's outages last, on average, approximately 93.46 minutes per each outage.

What company is Rochester Gas and Electric owned by?

Rochester Gas and Electric is owned by Avangrid.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Rochester Gas and Electric customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Rochester Gas and Electric is 14.61 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Rochester Gas and Electric's electricity is produced using renewable fuels?

Electric facilities owned by or associated with Rochester Gas and Electric generate 100.00% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

Who is the CEO of Rochester Gas and Electric?

Carl Taylor is the CEO of Rochester Gas and Electric.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Rochester Gas and Electric?

Rochester Gas and Electric is associated with or owns one power plant.

How many counties does Rochester Gas and Electric sell electricity in?

There are 7 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Rochester Gas and Electric including New York.

What cities does Rochester Gas and Electric have customers in in?

Rochester Gas and Electric has customers in 26 cities.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2022-08-19