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Location: Trenton, NJ

The capital of New Jersey is Trenton with over 84,000 residents. Trenton is located in the central part of the state in Mercer County. While the city is grouped in with the New York metro area, Trenton borders directly to the Philadelphia metro. Trenton residents have had energy deregulation since 1999 when the state restructured their utilities and opened their energy market to competitors. The goal was to increase competition and drive down rates for New Jersey residents. While the state has been deregulated for nearly 2 decades, only about 20% of Trenton residents have switched of their utility. Below you will find more information o the Trenton energy market.

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Usage for Trenton, New Jersey

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

Rates for Trenton, New Jersey

Home and business owners in Trenton, 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:

Your Price to Compare: 11.27¢
Best RateTop Pick
Rate per kWh
10.99¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
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Verde

Guaranteed Choice 12

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Rate per kWh
11.19¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
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Verde

Guaranteed Choice 24

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.79¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
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Verde

Guaranteed Choice 6

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.99¢
Plan Length
18 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
11.99¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

12 Month Home Power Plan

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Solar Score for Trenton, NJ

Trenton, 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 Trenton, NJ

Trenton, 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 Trenton, coal is imported from other states
    • Natural gas has out produced nuclear energy since 2013

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