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Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E)

Is Rochester Gas and Electric your current utility? can help you understand how RG&E works in the deregulated market and how choosing a new supplier might help you lower your rate.

About RG&E Electric

Rochester Gas and Electric started in 1848 as the Rochester Gas Light Company. It merged with other companies over the years. By 2015, a large corporation, AVANGRID, formed. RG&E is a subsidiary of AVANGRID in New York, along with New York State Electric and Gas.

RG&E electric uses 8,808 miles of distribution lines and 1,094 miles of transmission lines to serve over 383,000 electric customers. They also provide natural gas to 317,000 customers. The RG&E service area is 2,700 square miles, which includes nine counties around Rochester, New York.

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Utilities and Suppliers: What's the Difference?

Utilities are energy distribution companies. Rochester Gas & Electric is one of several utilities in New York. It’s in charge of a set service area, and it handles needs like outage response and power line maintenance. RG&E is your main contact for electric issues in your neighborhood.

Suppliers provide the energy that utilities deliver to homes and businesses. They’re in charge of setting your contract term and your electric supply rate. In New York’s deregulated energy market, suppliers compete for business, which means energy rates can change based on supply and demand. Comparing rates regularly is the best way to ensure you pay one of the lowest rates available when it’s time to renew your electric contract.

Rochester Gas and Electric provides a price to compare for supply charges. This rate is a variable cost and will change with the market. It makes it tough to compare because it is real-time pricing. This means it is constantly changing even throughout your monthly billing cycle. To review historical rates for Rochester Gas & Electric, click here. You will need to know your service class.

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Rochester Gas & Electric Service Area

RG&E electric and gas reaches 25 cities and villages as well as 46 towns in nine counties. The counties in this service area are:










To view current market rates in the RG&E service area, view our current rates. We’ll just need your utility name or zip code and start date to provide accurate data.

Comparing RG&E Electric Rates:

Attention RG&E customers! Are you ready to compare electricity plans for your home or business? We offer the best electricity plans in RG&E Avangrid from the top retail electricity providers. Now, there are several electricity plan options offered in the RG&E’s service territory. And, knowing your options is a great start to finding the best plan. Here are some of the plans offered in RG&E:


Fixed Rate Electric Plans in RG&E Electric Utilities

Fixed-rate electricity plans allow residents and businesses in RG&E to lock-in electricity unit costs at a certain $/kWh for a contract period term. This provides price certainty and a relatively simple way to budget for energy costs.


RG&E Electric Residential & Commercial Plans

Our site also gives RG&E residents the option to choose between residential electricity rates and commercial electricity rates. Commercial businesses in RG&E even have the ability to request a custom quote that is tailored to the business's individual usage.


No Deposit RG&E Electricity Plans

Some energy providers require customers to put down a deposit when they sign up for an electricity plan. Our site allows you to filter plans that do not require a deposit, so you can sign up with a RG&E electricity provider on your terms.


100% Green Plans in RG&E Electric

Are you looking for a green electricity plan for your home or business? Our site displays rates from some of the leading green energy suppliers in RG&E and the rest of Pennsylvania. Whether you want electricity generated from wind or solar, you can easily sort by 100% renewable plans. Helps You Save on Your Energy Bill

When you’re ready to start comparing supplier rates, you have a few options. Rather than working with a traditional broker or handling the comparison yourself, consider We can use a reverse energy auction to help you find a new rate. This technology is the key to comparing energy rates. Energy is a commodity that trades daily and therefore can make it hard to compare apples to apples. To easily review rates, an auction is the ideal way.

With our reverse auctions, suppliers compete for your business and drive your rate down. We establish a group of available suppliers and schedule a date and time. On the day of your auction, you can log into your account and watch in real time as suppliers submit their best rates.

When the process ends, we’ll pair you with one of our energy advisors. They’ll help you understand your contract options so you feel confident about your new supplier agreement. Whether you choose the lowest rate or the best contract, you’ll be able to make an informed decision.

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