WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Bay Head

New Jersey

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The State of Electricity in Bay Head

Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Bay Head

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Carbon Emissions

389 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

871 kWh

Where does Bay Head’s electricity come from?

Bay Head's energy comes from Natural Gas, Nuclear, and Solar. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 56% of Bay Head's energy. Nuclear is the second largest source, making up 36%. Solar provides 8% of the energy in Bay Head.


Natural Gas





Solar energy in Bay Head

The state of solar in Bay Head

Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.

744 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system


Average system cost

(after federal incentive)

9 years

Payback period

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Net Metering Available

Get paid for the extra solar you produce

Net metering policies in Bay Head can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.

Energy Efficiency Incentives in Bay Head

Clothes Washers$75Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Ductless Heat Pump (mini & multi split) Systems$400Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Air-Source Heat Pump - Split Systems$600 - $1,000Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Smart Thermostats$100Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Ductless Air Conditioning (mini & multi split) Systems – AC only$500Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Clothes Dryers$300Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Clothes Dryers$100Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Air-Source Heat Pump - Single Package$600 - $1,000Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Refrigerators (purchase)$50Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Room Air Conditioning (purchase)$30Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Refrigerators (purchase)$75Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Central Air Conditioning - Split Systems$325 - $500Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Clothes Washers$50Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Light BulbsVariesJersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Smart Thermostats$100Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details
Central Air Conditioning - Single Package$325 - $500Jersey Central Power & LightSee Details

Electricity Providers in Bay Head

There are a variety of electricity plans available to residents of Bay Head. The following companies provide electricity plans in the city:

Utilities in Bay Head


JCPL Rates

JCPL has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential TOD ServiceTOU10¢ to 18¢
Residential Service for Off-Peak Water HeatingFixed
Residential Geothermal and Heat Pump ServiceTOU10¢ to 18¢
Residential Geothermal and Heat Pump ServiceTOU3¢ to 6¢
Residential Service for Off-Peak Water HeatingFixed23¢ to 23¢
Residential Service for Controlled Water HeatingFixed
Residential TOD ServiceTOU4¢ to 7¢
Residential Service for Controlled Water HeatingFixed12¢ to 12¢
Residential ServiceFixed3¢ to 8¢
Residential ServiceFixed11¢ to 17¢

JCPL Electricity Plans in Bay Head

The price to compare for JCPL is 9.85¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 871 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Term Optimized Live Brighter 9

cheapestcheapest <12 months
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10.79¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapest 12 months
11.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
11.59¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 10

11.89¢10 monthsChoose Plan
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapest renewable
11.99¢12 monthsChoose Plan

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