WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
Salem

New Jersey

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The State of Electricity in Salem

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

Average monthly bill

January

$186

February

$160

March

$150

April

$138

May

$124lowest

June

$181

July

$295highest

August

$258

September

$175

October

$130

November

$148

December

$176

Carbon Emissions

450 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

1,006 kWh

Where does Salem’s electricity come from?

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

56%

Natural Gas

36%

Nuclear

8%

Solar

Solar energy in Salem

The state of solar in Salem

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

678 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$16,698

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 Salem 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 Salem

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

Utilities in Salem

Atlantic City Electric

Atlantic City Electric Rates

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

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
RS Delivery ServiceFixed12¢ to 14¢
RSFixed19¢ to 22¢

Atlantic City Electric Electricity Plans in Salem

The price to compare for Atlantic City Electric is 11.71¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,006 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Term Optimized Live Brighter 9

cheapestcheapest <12 months
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12.49¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
12.59¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

13.09¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
13.29¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

18 Month Home Power Plan

13.39¢18 monthsChoose Plan
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