RENEWABLE PRICES ARE unprecedented high (in almost 5 years of tracking)

JCP&L CUSTOMERS: This page rank orders lowest price 100% renewable electricity as of 11/29/2021 in zipcode 07748.
The NJ Board of Public Utilities (BPU) provides guidance, and a list of licensed 3rd party electrical suppliers.

 Prices are in cents per kilowatt-hours, and should be compared to JCP&L "Price to Compare" explained in the left “Messages” column of your JCP&L bill. This "Price to Compare" is computed for each customer, based upon actual electrical usage. 
JCP&L "Price to Compare" is 9.6520 cents/kwh, "winter" 10/1/2021 to 5/31/2022; (this rate WILL increase after the Feb, 2022 auction. Natural gas price may double; JCP&L electricity is generated from ~50% natural gas; prices are averaged over 3 years. Hence, "Price to Compare" may increase 17%)
Prices of all renewable vendors are unprecedented high (in 4 years of tracking) LOWEST COST STRATEGY: select ArcadiaPower (will cost $5/month ABOVE what you pay to JCP&L- contract terms TBD). At the end of a contract, look locally for available NJ "Community Solar", which might save about 10% of your current JCP&L bill.. If community Solar is NOT available, then check this list for the lowest 30 month contract at that time (refresh your browser to view the current file).
The EPA recommends buying only third - party certified and verified green power sources, identified here
Limited experience suggests that a consumer can receive a discount from these published web site rates by phoning for lowest price.
PSEG CUSTOMERS: your PSEG electricity is more than 2cents/kwh higher, and these suppliers are ALSO more than 2cents/kwh higher. Check the supplier for pricing.




(# months in contract)

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Buys RECs from available renewable suppliers (appears to be NO DIFFERENT than suppliers, below)

100% clean


$5/month for clean and renewable energy (0.6 cents/kwh for 800KWh/mo)

Verde Energy
Green Choice $100 Home Depot gift card (12 mo contract)

13.79 (6mo)
12.39 (12 mo)
(~11.14 after gift card)

https://get.inspirecleanenergy.com/plans "Prices will be adjusted and are subject to change based on your address and personal energy usage" Inspire Fixed 12  

11.69 (12 mo)
must enter personal data for quote)


Tomorrow Energy https://tomorrowenergy.com/
offers gas@$1.149/therm; includes "100% carbon offset" NJNG BGS is $0.3753/therm as of 8/24/2020 )

100% wind - 4 trees planted per year

EarthCare 12



12.14 (12 mo)

12.14 (24 mo)


Green Mountain Energy
*(e-certified- Wholesale RECs and Commercial RECs)


"Pollution Free"

100% wind

12.80 (12 mo)

must complete form to get quote

Clearview Energy

  16.19 (6mo)
13.59 (12 mo)
10.29 (6 mo)
10.49 (12mo)
https://www.Constellation.com *(e-certified Commercial RECs)
(acquired Agera Energy assets***)
BUNDLES AVAIL: 90c/therm gas - MUCH HIGHER that NJNG

"Green Elec"


13.689 (12 mo)
12.89 (18 mo)
12.69 (24 mo)
11.49 (36mo)


YEP Energy

12/18 month fixed Patriot Plan

100% renewable

13.00 (12 mo)
12.66 (18 mo)

Credo Energy

Energy Rewards

promocode Triple50

100% wind
no early Term. fee

13.59 (12mo)
12.59 (24mo)

signup reqd for quote
Direct Energy
  "Go Green Lights 24"
12.99 (24 mo)
CleanChoice Energy
formerly Ethical Electric


100% wind and solar (from PJM region)

14.8 (12 mo)



SmartEnergy electricity


RECs purchased for wind, solar, hydro, geo within the U.S. $100 gift card
18.90 (6 mo) call for quote

Ambit Energy *(e-certified Residential Renewable Electricity)


Certified Green

"Green" (North Central)

10.91 cents/kw

must enter business info

Community Energy
https://www.communityenergyinc.com/products/new-jerseyFuture candidate for "Community Solar" projects

(previously marketed under NJ CleanPower Choice Program)



Sterling Planet *e-certified (Wholesale and Commercial RECs)

(previously marketed under NJ Clean Power Choice Program  

sells RECs
and sells carbon offset for travel


Viridian Energy


gas is 39.21c/therm 12 mo 25% carbon offsets
gas is 38.81 c/therm 24 mo 25% carbon offsets
NJNG BGS is 37.53c/therm, as of 8/24/2020

RPS+50% renewable green energy (72% renewable with 22% current RPS)


no longer enrolling new customers



Energy Plus


EnergyPlus Green Option

100% wind

$25 rebate
+3% credit

Quote requires "sign up"

Liberty Power- sold asssets to DirectEnergy.com ALL CONTRACTS TRANSFERRED TO DirectEnergy.com at no change to existing terms      

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

Must call or chat on website

  *(e-certified), per independent audit;
**Illinois sued liberty Power telemarketing for ripping off consumers (making fradulent claims of price savings)
https://patch.com/illinois/across-il/illinois-attorney-general-sues-shut-down-liberty-power-scam (2/19/2020)
In April, 2021, Liberty Power filed for chapter 11 reorganization because of absorbing extraordinary charges in the Texas freeze;
Aprox 11/2021, all Liberty Power contracts were transferred to DirectEnergy.com (contract terms were unchanged).

***Constellation acquired agera assets

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, but the quotes include fossil fuel suppliers which you must steer away from; instead, select "green" suppliers)

  More complete explanation

EPA video on RECs - the currency of renewable energy

RESIDENTIAL (ROOFTOP) SOLAR SELECTION GUIDE (June, 2018); Q&A (2021); join "Solar United Neighbors of New Jersey" coop for lowest price solar

: 3/25/2017 ; 6/12/2017 ; 7/7/2017 : 10/8/2017 ; 1/25/2018 ; 3/18/2018; 5/24/2018; 9/21/2018; 11/17/2018 ; 2/9/2019 ; 5/15/2019 ; 9/21/2019 : 12/12/2019 ; 2/15/2020 ; 8/26/2020 ; 11/13/2020 ; 6/22/2021 ;

compiled 9/17/2021 by S. Miller