Summary of Electricity Activity in New Jersey

Summary of New Jersey Generation

New Jersey is ranked #23 out of 51 U.S. states and territories in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

GridInfo.com electricity generation data is aggregated from Jan 2001 to Mar 2024.

Companies on File230
Plants on File443
Total Generation4.49G MMBtu
Total Sales 5.45G kWh
Total Revenue $825.31M

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Overall National Rank

#23 /51 U.S. States

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

69.7 TWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

650.0 M MMBtu

Electric Companies in New Jersey

230

New Jersey
Power Plants

443

Natural Gas Rank

#21

Coal Rank

#45

Nuclear Rank

#10

Hydroelectric Rank

#43

Wind Rank

#39

Solar Rank

#11

Monthly Net Generation for New Jersey

Electricity Sales Distribution

Electricity Sales, Price, and Revenue Breakdown

SalesPrice (Avg)Revenue
Residential1.83G kWh18.04 cents/kWh$329.31M
Commercial3.04G kWh14.05 cents/kWh$426.70M
Industrial531.72M kWh12.01 cents/kWh$63.85M
Transportation51.60M kWh10.56 cents/kWh$5.45M
Total5.45G kWh15.15 cents/kWh$825.31M

Production by Source

Largest 24 Power Plants in New Jersey

RankPlantUtilityLocationAnnual GenerationInitial Operation DateLast UpdateFuel Types
#11Bayonne Energy CenterBayonne Energy Center LLCBayonne, New Jersey745.1 GWhMay 2012Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.9%
#9Bergen Generating StationBergen Generating StationRidgefield, New Jersey2.7 TWhApr 1959Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.8%
#22Camden Plant Holdings LLCCamden Plant Holdings LLCCamden, New Jersey105.2 GWhJan 1993Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#20Camden Resource Recovery FacilityCovanta Camden Energy Recovery CenterCamden, New Jersey189.3 GWhFeb 1991Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 55.0% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 45.0%
#13Covanta Essex CompanyCovanta Essex CompanyNewark, New Jersey518.7 GWhOct 1990Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 55.0% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 45.0%
#24Cumberland (NJ)Calpine New Jersey Generation LLCMillville, New Jersey95.6 GWhApr 1990Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 94.3% Kerosene : 5.7%
#18Eagle Point Power GenerationEagle Point Power Generation LLCWestville, New Jersey245.2 GWhOct 1990Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 98.1% Distillate Fuel Oil : 1.9%
#21Kenilworth Energy FacilityE F Kenilworth LLCKenilworth, New Jersey179.9 GWhFeb 1989Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#3Linden Cogen PlantEFS Cogen Holdings I LLCLinden, New Jersey6.3 TWhFeb 1992Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.4%
#23Middlesex County Utilities AuthorityMiddlesex County Utilities AuthoritySayreville, New Jersey100.9 GWhDec 1960Mar 2024 Landfill Gas
#14NAEA Lakewood LLCEssential Power Operating Company, LLCLakewood, New Jersey381.4 GWhMar 1994Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 98.0% Distillate Fuel Oil : 2.0%
#19NAEA Ocean Peaking Power LLCEssential Power Operating Company, LLCLakewood, New Jersey190.9 GWhApr 2003Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#6Newark Energy CenterNewark Energy Center, LLCNewark, New Jersey4.3 TWhAug 2015Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#15Paulsboro RefineryPaulsboro Refining Company - LLCPaulsboro, New Jersey363.6 GWhJul 1982Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 59.3% Other Gas : 40.7%
#2PSEG Hope Creek Generating StationPSEG Nuclear LLCHancocks Bridge, New Jersey10.6 TWhNov 1986Mar 2024 Nuclear
#17PSEG Kearny Generating StationKearny Generating StationKearny, New Jersey245.4 GWhApr 1967Dec 2022 Natural Gas : 99.6%
#4PSEG Linden Generating StationLinden Combined CycleLinden, New Jersey5.5 TWhMay 1995Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#1PSEG Salem Generating StationPSEG Nuclear LLCHancocks Bridge, New Jersey20.2 TWhMay 1971Mar 2024 Nuclear
#8PSEG Sewaren Generating StationSewaren Generating StationSewaren, New Jersey3.2 TWhOct 1948Mar 2024 Natural Gas : 99.7%
#7Red Oak Power LLCRed Oak Operating Services LLCSayreville, New Jersey3.4 TWhFeb 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#12Sayreville Cogeneration FacilitySayreville Power Generation LPSayreville, New Jersey679.5 GWhJul 1991Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#16Union County Resource RecoveryCovanta Union Operations LLCRahway, New Jersey325.3 GWhJan 1994Mar 2024 Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 55.0% Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste : 45.0%
#10West Deptford Energy StationWest Deptford Energy LLCWest Deptford, New Jersey2.1 TWhSep 2014Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#5Woodbridge Energy CenterWoodbridge Energy CenterKeasbey, New Jersey4.3 TWhSep 2015Mar 2024 Natural Gas

Electricity Generation by New Jersey Counties

State RankCounty# Power PlantsNet Generation
Past 12 Months
Net Generation
from Natural Gas
Net Generation
from Wind
Net Generation
from Solar
Net Generation
from Nuclear
#15Atlantic County, NJ23177.5 GWh105.3 GWh20.3 GWh52.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#6Bergen County, NJ102.8 TWh2.7 TWh0.0 Wh14.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#10Burlington County, NJ41357.9 GWh69.9 GWh0.0 Wh283.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#9Camden County, NJ20369.5 GWh105.2 GWh0.0 Wh70.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#20Cape May County, NJ57.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh4.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#11Cumberland County, NJ23302.8 GWh196.1 GWh0.0 Wh78.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#4Essex County, NJ194.9 TWh4.4 TWh0.0 Wh21.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#5Gloucester County, NJ212.9 TWh2.6 TWh0.0 Wh70.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#7Hudson County, NJ261.1 TWh1.0 TWh0.0 Wh34.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#14Hunterdon County, NJ19202.3 GWh94.3 GWh0.0 Wh107.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#12Mercer County, NJ25215.3 GWh107.1 GWh0.0 Wh107.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#3Middlesex County, NJ6212.0 TWh11.7 TWh0.0 Wh159.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#13Monmouth County, NJ28210.4 GWh15.4 GWh0.0 Wh195.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#18Morris County, NJ1545.7 GWh17.4 GWh0.0 Wh28.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#8Ocean County, NJ19768.6 GWh572.5 GWh0.0 Wh102.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#17Passaic County, NJ659.2 GWh43.2 GWh0.0 Wh4.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#1Salem County, NJ830.8 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh31.0 GWh30.8 TWh
#16Somerset County, NJ22107.4 GWh52.3 GWh0.0 Wh55.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#19Sussex County, NJ1042.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh42.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#2Union County, NJ1912.4 TWh12.0 TWh0.0 Wh33.0 GWh0.0 Wh

Top 20 Electricity Producing Cities in New Jersey

Electricity Generation for Neighboring States

National RankStateNet Generation# Power Plants
#35Connecticut43.9 TWh203
#49Delaware5.2 TWh39
#51District of Columbia201.1 GWh18
#17Indiana99.7 TWh260
#24Kentucky68.7 TWh79
#45Maine13.1 TWh214
#38Maryland38.5 TWh223
#41Massachusetts20.9 TWh664
#11Michigan130.1 TWh357
#43New Hampshire18.1 TWh74
#10New York135.3 TWh1,040
#9North Carolina140.3 TWh1,100
#7Ohio149.7 TWh283
#3Pennsylvania256.0 TWh360
#47Rhode Island9.3 TWh105
#13South Carolina110.4 TWh292
#19Tennessee87.3 TWh105
#50Vermont2.3 TWh138
#16Virginia102.5 TWh281
#31West Virginia56.2 TWh64

* Net Generation data is based on the last 12 months since Mar 2024