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Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G)

Written By: Adam Cain

Last Updated: 11/30/2021

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Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSEG) is the largest electric and natural gas utility in New Jersey serving 2.3 million customers for electricity and 1.9 million for natural gas. PSEG's history dates back over 100 years to when it was founded in 1903 combining over 400 gas, electric and transportation companies throughout the state.

If PSEG is your New Jersey utility company, you have Energy Choice. This gives you the opportunity to choose your electricity provider and realize potential savings on your bill. Keep reading to learn more about Energy Choice and find out how you can get the best PSE&G rates for your home.

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Featured PSEG Rates:

New Jersey
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ProviderPlan NameLengthRate Per kWhSign Up
Frontier Utilities
NJ Frontier Online Premier 12
12 Mo.15.19¢Select
Clearview Energy
Clear Guarantee 6
6 Mo.15.19¢Select
Clearview Energy
Clear Guarantee 12
12 Mo.15.69¢Select
Green 12 Month Fixed Rate
12 Mo.16.24¢Select
Clearview Energy
Clear Guarantee 24
24 Mo.16.59¢Select
PlanRate Per kWh
Frontier Utilities
NJ Frontier Online Premier 12

12 Months
Clearview Energy
Clear Guarantee 6

6 Months
Clearview Energy
Clear Guarantee 12

12 Months
Green 12 Month Fixed Rate

12 Months
Clearview Energy
Clear Guarantee 24

24 Months
  • 100% Renewable Sources
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To see all rates in your area, find the Rate Comparison Tool at the top of the page and enter your ZIP Code.

How To Compare PSEG Electricity Plans makes electricity shopping as easy as possible so you can spend your energy on other things. All you need to do is follow this simple three-step process:

Compare PSEG Electricity Rates
  1. Enter your ZIP Code See electricity rates available in your area
  2. Compare electricity providers and plans Compare low fixed-rate plans, 100% renewable energy options and more
  3. Switch electricity providers Select your plan, fill out all necessary information and make the switch!

It's that simple. Your new electricity provider will take over within one to two billing cycles. Your bill and reliable delivery of electricity will still come from PSE&G. The only thing that changes will be your new low electricity rate.

PSEG Energy Choice

By default, PSEG customers get both the delivery and supply of their energy from PSE&G. In 1999, New Jersey passed the Electric Discount and Energy Competition Act giving residential customers the ability to choose their electricity or natural gas provider. When New Jersey residents participate in Energy Choice, they're able to find the lowest energy supply rate for their homes and take advantage of competing offers from retail electricity providers.

With Energy Choice comes a complicated shopping process for electricity rates that many people have never gone through. There are a large number of providers and types of plans to choose from that can be hard to sort through. alleviates any confusion PSE&G customers experience by making it simple, secure and free to compare electricity rates and switch providers. In the Marketplace, you'll only find great rates from leading providers so you don't have to worry about making the wrong choice.

Solar 4 All Program & Renewable Energy

PSEG’s Solar 4 All program develops 158 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity that has the ability to generate enough energy to power 25,000+ homes in New Jersey. The program is a significant step towards a sustainable future and benefits all New Jersey residents by increasing renewable energy in the electricity grid, as well as creating jobs and economic development.

PSEG Customers can show their support for renewable energy by switching to a 100% renewable energy supplier. When comparing rates in the Marketplace, look for the “100% renewable sources” label on any plan.

Service Area

PSEG's residential electric service area covers 2,600 square miles, running down from northeast New Jersey to the western border with Pennsylvania.

Cities Served:

Counties Served:

  • Bergen
  • Burlington
  • Camden
  • Essex
  • Gloucester
  • Hudson
  • Mercer
  • Middlesex
  • Monmouth
  • Morris
  • Passaic
  • Somerset
  • Union

Reading Your PSEG Electricity Bill

When you look at the detailed charges on your PSE&G electricity bill, you will notice two types of charges: delivery charges and supply charges.

Delivery Charges

  • For the transmission, delivery and maintenance of energy infrastructure
  • Controlled by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
  • Do not change if you participate in Energy Choice

Supply Charges

  • For your monthly electricity usage
  • Charged by the kilowatt-hour (kWh)
  • Based on the supply rate set by PSEG or the provider of your choice

You can find a sample PSEG bill here that will help you find your PSEG account number and all charges related to your electric supply.

PSEG Price To Compare

PSE&G's Price to Compare is your electricity supply rate if PSE&G is your electricity provider. When you're comparing electricity providers and plans, you can use the Price to Compare to see how much you will save if you switch from PSE&G. Look at your PSE&G electricity bill to find it.

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Want more information about Energy Choice in New Jersey? Visit our page about New Jersey electricity rates.