Rochester Gas and Electric

About Rochester Gas and Electric

Rochester Gas and Electric operates in 7 counties and is classified as an investor owned entity. The provider last disclosed a total of 324,118 customers, 92.71% of which are residential properties, 7.20% are commercial customers and 0.08% are industrial accounts. Rochester Gas and Electric's consumers spend, on average, 11.36 cents per kilowatt hour for their electricity, which is 39.72% below the average New York price of 18.85 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 3,584,247 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 178,663 were via wholesale channels. The electricity generated in the company’s power plants made up 0.10% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 99.83%. In 2020, they made a total of $616,283,700 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 0.65% of their revenue come from wholesale electricity sales and 62.45% from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $117.93, while the Rochester Gas and Electric average is 33.68% less at $78.21 per month. The supplier's consumers are faced with an average of 0.88 electrical outages per customer a year. These outages last an average of 93.46 minutes, while the national average is 1.21 outages per consumer and 122.99 minutes each outage. Electricity production plants associated with or owned by Rochester Gas and Electric produce a total of 1,569 megawatt hours, which is the 675th highest of any supplier in the country. Dams and other hydroelectric facilities owned or operated by the electricity supplier generate 1,569 megawatt hours, ranking the supplier as the 12th largest producer of hydroelectric power in New York out of 60 suppliers.

Rochester Gas and Electric Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Rochester Gas and Electric and any individuals who receive their electricity from the company. 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 excess kilowatt hours back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources economically viable .

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation while transmitting electricity and other causes is part of being in the electricity generation business. Suppliers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Rochester Gas and Electric reported a yearly loss of about 7.19% of the electricity that they transmit. This percentage of electricity lost results in them being given a rank of 1297th best out of 3510 providers reporting energy loss in the United States.

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 August.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.136/kWh$0.097/kWh$102.10/mo.$59.68/mo.
1184th11.36¢Rochester Gas and Electric's Average residential price per kWh
403rd$78.21Average monthly electric bill for Rochester Gas and Electric's residential customers

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

Rochester Gas and Electric is 37th out of the 60 in the state for the percentage of their fuel usage that comes from sustainable fuels.

Based on megawatt hours generated, Rochester Gas and Electric is the 675th largest out of 3510 suppliers in the United States.

Energy provider of the year for National, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
National, Major Provider Category
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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 New York, Major Provider Category
Highest Ratio of Renewable Electricity
New York, 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 York324,118400,445,0009100%

Rochester Gas and Electric County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Allegany County46,091510.42$73.30/mo
Cayuga County76,576313.64$97.45/mo
Livingston County62,914314.05$98.54/mo
Monroe County741,770410.03$84.27/mo
Ontario County109,777313.95$98.37/mo
Wayne County89,918213.88$98.18/mo
Wyoming County39,859510.48$78.64/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 1,569

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

  • Angelica, NY
  • 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
  • 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 produced using renewable fuels?

Power plants owned by or associated with Rochester Gas and Electric produce 100.00% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

What is the phone number for Rochester Gas and Electric?

Rochester Gas and Electric's customer service phone number is (800) 743-2110

What cities does Rochester Gas and Electric supply electricity in?

Rochester Gas and Electric has customers in 26 cities.

What company is Rochester Gas and Electric owned by?

Avangrid is the owner of Rochester Gas and Electric.

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

Consumers of Rochester Gas and Electric pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $78.21.

When will Rochester Gas and Electric power be restored?

Average outage times for Rochester Gas and Electric are around 93.46 minutes per outage.

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 11.36 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

What percentage of Rochester Gas and Electric’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel sources?

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

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

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

How many counties does Rochester Gas and Electric have customers in to?

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

Who is the CEO of Rochester Gas and Electric?

The current CEO of Rochester Gas and Electric is Carl Taylor.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-07