WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Newark

New Jersey

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The State of Electricity in Newark

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

Average monthly bill

January

$83lowest

February

$89

March

$107

April

$104

May

$108

June

$188

July

$274highest

August

$242

September

$139

October

$116

November

$123

December

$116

Carbon Emissions

386 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

863 kWh

Where does Newark’s electricity come from?

Newark's energy comes from Nuclear, Natural Gas, and Solar. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 48% of Newark's energy. Natural Gas is the second largest source, making up 46%. Solar provides 6% of the energy in Newark.

48%

Nuclear

46%

Natural Gas

6%

Solar

Solar energy in Newark

The state of solar in Newark

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

652 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$15,000

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 Newark 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 Newark

incentivesavingsutility 
Refrigerators (purchase)$75PSEG New JerseySee Details
Refrigerators (purchase)$50PSEG New JerseySee Details
Clothes Washers$100PSEG New JerseySee Details
Clothes Dryers$100PSEG New JerseySee Details
Clothes Dryers$200PSEG New JerseySee Details
Heat Pump Water Heaters$1,000PSEG New JerseySee Details
Clothes Washers$50PSEG New JerseySee Details
Clothes Dryers$300PSEG New JerseySee Details

Electricity Providers in Newark

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

Utilities in Newark

PSEG

PSEG Rates

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

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
RHS - Residential Heating ServiceFixed13¢ to 18¢
WHS - Water Heating Storage Service (CLOSED Rate)Fixed
RS - Residential ServiceFixed18¢ to 20¢
WHS - Water Heating Storage Service (CLOSED Rate)Fixed1¢ to 7¢
RS - Residential ServiceFixed5¢ to 6¢
RHS - Residential Heating ServiceFixed3¢ to 7¢

PSEG Electricity Plans in Newark

The price to compare for PSEG is 8.02¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 863 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
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14.49¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

36 Month Home Power Plan

cheapest 13+ months
15.19¢36 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

15.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

18 Month Home Power Plan

15.29¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 18

15.59¢18 monthsChoose Plan
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