Will You Pay to Prop Up Jersey’s Nuke Plants?

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  Back in April, one of four nuclear plants in New Jersey, the Salem 2 reactor, was shut down to begin the process of refueling and maintenance. First powered up in 1981, Salem 2 puts out 1158 megawatts of electricity for New Jersey rate payers. According to PSEG, the plant owner, during the outage PSEG […]

Are New Jersey’s High Rates Really Falling?

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Currently, New Jersey households use less than the national average (8,902 kWh per year) and recently rated the 11th-highest residential electricity prices in the nation. That’s down 1 from 2015. Ooooh…Aaaaah…Big deal. But if you look at the big picture, it is becoming a big deal. As of April 2017, the average monthly utility bill […]

What is the Price to Compare?

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The Price to Compare, also known in some states as “the price to beat”, is the price per kWh that customers pay to their electric utility company for the electricity supply portion of their electric bill. It’s important to know this amount when you go shopping for the best electricity deal from a Third Party Supplier […]

New Jersey Electricity – Where Does it Come From?

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New Jersey households use less than the national average (8,902 kWh per year) but pay more for it. Currently, New Jersey rated the 11th-highest residential electricity prices in the nation . Nuclear power used to be the state’s stand-by supplier. However, low natural gas prices are helping to make cheap New Jersey electricity. Not long […]