WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Jersey City

New Jersey

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The State of Electricity in Jersey City

Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Jersey City

Average monthly bill

January

$112lowest

February

$146

March

$112lowest

April

$117

May

$123

June

$181

July

$311highest

August

$269

September

$158

October

$143

November

$139

December

$126

Carbon Emissions

390 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

873 kWh

Where does Jersey City’s electricity come from?

Jersey City's energy comes from Natural Gas, Nuclear, and Solar. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 55% of Jersey City's energy. Nuclear is the second largest source, making up 35%. Solar provides 10% of the energy in Jersey City.

55%

Natural Gas

35%

Nuclear

10%

Solar

Solar energy in Jersey City

The state of solar in Jersey City

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

655 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$14,845

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 Jersey City 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.

Electricity Providers in Jersey City

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

Utilities in Jersey City

PSEG

PSEG Rates

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

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
WHS - Water Heating Storage Service (CLOSED Rate)Fixed1¢ to 7¢
RHS - Residential Heating ServiceFixed15¢ to 20¢
RHS - Residential Heating ServiceFixed3¢ to 7¢
RLM - Residential Load Management (TOU)TOU10¢ to 33¢
RS - Residential ServiceFixed19¢ to 21¢
WHS - Water Heating Storage Service (CLOSED Rate)Fixed
RLM - Residential Load Management (TOU)TOU3¢ to 10¢
RS - Residential ServiceFixed5¢ to 6¢

PSEG Electricity Plans in Jersey City

The price to compare for PSEG is 9.33¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 873 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
14.79¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

12 Month Home Power Plan

15.99¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

24 Month Home Power Plan

cheapest 13+ months
16.79¢24 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 6

cheapest <12 months
16.79¢6 monthsChoose Plan
Tomorrow Energy

Earth Care 12

16.94¢12 monthsChoose Plan
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