NJ RENEWABLE ELECTRIC PRICES (9/21/2018)

JCP&L CUSTOMERS: This table summarizes 100% renewable electricity available 9/21/2018 in zipcode 07748.
 
Prices are in cents per kilowatt-hours, and should be compared to JCP&L "Basic Generation Service" explained in the left “Messages” column of the JCP&L bill. 
NOTE: JCP&L has lower rates during June-Sept; and approx 1 cent/kwh higher beginning iwith October electric usage.
Price to Compare is 9.553 cents/kilowatt-hour from Oct 1, 2018 thru 5/31/2019 (8 months)
The lowest price 100% renewable (as of 9/21/2018) was YEP Energy 24 month contract at 9.7 cents/kilowatt-hour
This means it will cost a customer 1.5% of the electrical supplier portion of the bill, in order to switch to 100% clean energy electricity**

The EPA recommends buying only third - party certified and verified green power sources, identified here, and indicated by *(e-certified), in list, below.

COMPANY

PLAN NAME

RESOURCE MIX

RESIDENCE
Cents/kwh
(# months in contract)

"business"
Cents/kwh
07733 zip

(# months in contract)

Clearview Energy

http://clearviewenergy.com

ClearGreenGuarantee12

100% “green”

9.99 (12mo)

 

10.39(12mo)

YEP Energy

https://www.yepenergynj.com

 

6/12/18/24 month fixed Patriot Plan


100% renewable



10.32 (12 mo)

9.7 (24 mo)


11.62 (12 mo)
10.82 (24 mo)


Liberty Power *(e-certified)

https://www.libertypowercorp.com/

Liberty Green Super Green

10.53(12mo)
9.95 (24mo)
promo code gets $50 check

 

Credo Energy
https://www.credoenergy.com

Energy Rewards 100% wind
no early Term. fee

11.0 (24 mo)
12.0 (12 mo)

 

North American Power & Gas *(e-certified)
https://www.napower.com/

American Wind "100% Renewable"

11.64
(36 mo)

 

Agera Energy *(e-certified) www.ageraenergy.com

Pure Wind Pure Wind 100% 11.646 12mo
10.915 24mo
9.842 12 mo
9.423 24mo

Great Eastern Energy
e-Certified in early 2017;
not presently e-certified

http://greateasternenergy.com

 

Renewable Electricity 100% Renewables

13.209 (12mo

12.493 (24mo)
*********
(promo price after enter “green”)

 

12.877 (12mo)

12.163 (24mo)
*******

(promo price after enter "green")

Ambit Energy *(e-certified)

Http://Ww2.ambitenergy.com

Certified Green

"Green"

Month-month Variable, 11.75 cents/kw

11.15 (12 mo)

ArcadiaPower*(e-certified) - wholesale, only

https://arcadiapower.com

Wind 100% Wind    

CleanChoice Energy *(e-certified)
formerly Ethical Electric
http://cleanchoiceenergy.com

100% Clean 12 & Clean Start

99% wind; 1% sola

 

100% solar

14.40(12 mo)

 

15.80 (12mo)

 

Green Mountain Energy
*(e-certified- commercial-only

https://Greenmountainenergy.com

Solarsparc100 (12)

Pollution Free (12 )

100% solar

 

100% wind

13.86 (12 mo) price includes special solar projects)

11.41 (12 mo)

must complete form to get quote

Community Energy (blessed by NJ electric utilities)
https://www.communityenergyinc.com/

marketed under NJ Clean Power Choice Program

99% PJM-area wind
1%NJ Solar

2.7cents/kwh aboveJCP&L
(8/28/2018)
2.7cents/kwh above
JCP&L
Sterling Planet (blessed by NJ electricUtilities https://sterlingplanet.com
marketed under NJ Clean Power Choice Program 67% wind & 33% hydro (both in PJM) 3.5cents/kwh aboveJCP&L
(8/28/2018)
 

Viridian Energy

http://viridian.com

RPS+50% renewable green energy (so 66% with 16% current RPS)

RPS + 50% renewable

10.54c/kwh (variable rate plan, as of 10/4/2018)

 

Energy Plus

http://Energypluscompany.com

EnergyPlus Green Option

100% wind

Quote requires completion of web form

 

SFE Energy

http://www.sfeenergy.com/   1-877-316-6344

SFE Green Electricity Program

Various carbon reductions, incl landfill gas

Must call or “chat” on website

 

  *(e-certified), per independent audit;

BACK TO OVERVIEW:http://www.electric.smiller.org

Some suppliers may meet Green-e Energy Certification: https://www.green-e.org  explanation

A good overall guide to purchasing electricity:  http://www.nj.gov/bpu/residential/

Energy selection sites (no selection site is complete):

  More complete explanation

RESIDENTIAL (ROOFTOP) SOLAR SELECTION GUIDE (June, 2018); join "Solar United Neighbors of New Jersey" coop for lowest price solar

 

** prices in the last 1 to 2 years have shown savings up to 12% -residence or 18%-business
. However, as of 10/1/2018, the lowest 100% renewable supplier is projected to cost 1.5% more than JCP&L
see following datapoints:

ARCHIVE OF PRICES: 3/25/2017 ; 6/12/2017 ; 7/7/2017 : 10/8/2017 ; 1/25/2018 ; 3/18/2018; 5/24/2018; 9/21/2018

compiled 9/21/2018 by S. Miller