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Location: Newark, NJ 07114

With a population of over 270,000 residents, Newark is the largest city in New Jersey. Located just 8 miles west of Manhattan, it is also the 2nd largest city in the New York metro area. New Jersey deregulated their energy market in the late 1990s to bring price competition to the state. However, only about 20% of NJ residents have switched off their utility to a retail energy provider. Below you will find more information on Newark’s energy market including the residential usage, energy sources, electricity rates, and solar potential.

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Usage for Newark, New Jersey (07114)

Monthly average household energy usage in NJ compared to the national average.

Rates for Newark, New Jersey

Home and business owners in Newark, NJ have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Best RateTop Pick
Rate per kWh
12.30¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Frontier Utilities

NJ Frontier Online Premier 6

Plan Details
Best Long Term
Rate per kWh
12.89¢
Plan Length
36 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

36 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
12.79¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

12 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
12.95¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Frontier Utilities

NJ Frontier Online Premier 24

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
13.19¢
Plan Length
18 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

18 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details

Solar Score for Newark, NJ 07114

Newark, NJ Solar Score: 73

Compare Electricity has developed a solar score for Newark, NJ residents and businesses of 34/100. The score is based on on a combination of factors including how much sun the area receives, roof space and obstacles that may obstruct the sun, electricity generation needed to be cost-effective, and more. Here is a description of each section of the solar score graph:

  • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
  • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
  • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Newark, NJ 07114

Newark, NJ produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

    • Over 90% of the energy produced in from natural gas or nuclear energy
    • 75% of the renewable energy produced comes from solar
    • Even though there are no fossil fuels in Newark, coal is imported from other states
    • Natural gas has out produced nuclear energy since 2013

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