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Location: Paterson, NJ

Paterson is the 3rd largest city in the state of New Jersey. It has a population of 146. 199 which makes it the second most densely populated city in the US with a population over 100,000. Paterson residents have been able to switch their electricity supply rate to a retail energy provider since 1999 when the state of New Jersey pass the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act. Below you can find more information on Paterson's energy profile.

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Usage for Paterson, New Jersey

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

Rates for Paterson, New Jersey

Home and business owners in Paterson, 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 RateMost Popular
Rate per kWh
11.49¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Verde

Guaranteed Choice 24

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.59¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Verde

Guaranteed Choice 12

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.79¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 855-798-0821

Constellation

12 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.79¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Verde

Guaranteed Choice 6

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
12.09¢
Plan Length
18 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

Plan Details

Solar Score for Paterson, NJ

Paterson, NJ Solar Score: 52

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. has received a solar score of . Below is a description for each area of the 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 Paterson, NJ

New Jersey produces energy from a variety of sources. Here are the state’s current energy sources and energy production trends.

  • Over 90% of the electricity produced in NJ comes from natural gas or nuclear energy.
  • Coal and renewable energy make up the remaining electricity production in New Jersey
  • There are 3 nuclear power plants in New Jersey
  • Solar power supplies nearly 75% of the renewable energy generated in New Jersey

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