WattBuy’s Guide to

Electricity in
South Orange

New Jersey

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The State of Electricity in South Orange

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

Average monthly bill

January

$89lowest

February

$95

March

$115

April

$112

May

$117

June

$202

July

$295highest

August

$261

September

$150

October

$125

November

$132

December

$125

Carbon Emissions

386 lbs CO₂

Monthly Usage

863 kWh

Where does South Orange’s electricity come from?

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

56%

Natural Gas

36%

Nuclear

8%

Solar

Solar energy in South Orange

The state of solar in South Orange

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

524 kWh

Energy generated by average sized system

$15,023

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 South Orange 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 South Orange

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

Utilities in South Orange

PSEG

PSEG Rates

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

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

PSEG Electricity Plans in South Orange

The price to compare for PSEG is 8.05¢. 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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14.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

18 Month Home Power Plan

cheapest 13+ months
15.59¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Term Optimized Live Brighter 9

cheapest <12 months
15.59¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

16.09¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

16.29¢18 monthsChoose Plan
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