JCPL Electricity Rates and Plans

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCPL) is an electric utility company that primarily serves customers in the state of New Jersey. It is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., a publicly traded energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. JCPL serves over 1.1 million customers in 13 counties in New Jersey, including Monmouth, Ocean, and Morris counties. The company operates a diverse portfolio of power plants, including nuclear, coal, natural gas, and renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. JCPL is also responsible for the transmission and distribution of electricity to its customers, ensuring that homes and businesses receive a reliable and consistent supply of energy. In addition, the company has implemented various energy efficiency programs to help customers reduce their energy usage and costs.



JCPL Energy Sources

JCPL's energy comes from natural gas, solar, and biomass. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 91% of JCPL's energy. Solar is the second largest source, making up 8%. Biomass provides 2% of JCPL's electricity.


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JCPL Rates

The average electricity rate for JCPL customers is 13.19 cents/kWh. JCPL has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

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

JCPL Electricity Plans

The price to compare for JCPL is 11.30¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
11.89¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 10

cheapest <12 months
12.19¢10 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 12

12.39¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

12 Month Home Power Plan

12.69¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Tomorrow Energy

Earth Care 12

13.06¢12 monthsChoose Plan

JCPL Reliability

In 2021, the average JCPL customer lost electricity for 2 times for about 184 minutes each. In total, the average JCPL customer had their electricity out for about 348 minutes during the whole year.


Generally credited to customer's next bill at retail rate; excess reconciled annually at avoided-cost rate

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