Baltimore city, Maryland Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Baltimore city, Maryland Electricity Overview

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Baltimore city is 15.85 cents. This rate is about 13.29% higher than the nationwide average rate of 13.99 cents per kilowatt hour.

Baltimore city has achieved a decrease of 10.12% in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation over the last 12 months.

During the last 12 months, Baltimore city has had a 14.13% drop in the use of renewable fuel types for electricity production.

Baltimore city averages 0.24 megawatt hours per person generated from renewable electricity sources, which is 1247th highest in the nation out of 3221.

Baltimore city has a population of 585,708 residents.

Baltimore city is the 6th worst polluting county in the state based on emissions per capita.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    5,660,605 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    9.66 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    358,010 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    138,640 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    219,369 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.61 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,029,168,132 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,464.47 kg

Electricity plans in Maryland

There are 10126 plans. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

Most Popular Maryland Plans

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 12.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 12.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Live Brighter 36

Residential

  • Rate 13.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Live Brighter 36

Residential

  • Rate 14.09¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

All Maryland Plans

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 12.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

36 Month Home Power Plan

Residential

  • Rate 12.19¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Live Brighter 36

Residential

  • Rate 13.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Live Brighter 36

Residential

  • Rate 14.09¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Live Brighter 36

Residential

  • Rate 14.09¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Live Brighter 36

Residential

  • Rate 12.39¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.29¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Test - BGE

Residential

  • Rate 6.45¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Unique ID Test - enrollment/product import

Residential

  • Rate 7.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 6.98¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.69¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Unique ID Test - enrollment/product import

Residential

  • Rate 6.45¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 12

Residential

  • Rate 7.49¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Unique ID tests

Residential

  • Rate 7.09¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 12 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Safe Harbor 36

Residential

  • Rate 6.79¢ / kWh
  • Contract Length 36 mo.
  • Effective Date Oct 2022
  • Green Energy 0%

Baltimore, MD Electricity Overview

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Baltimore averages a residential electricity price of 15.85 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within the city borders. This is 17.67% more than Maryland's average price of 13.47 cents. The city produces around 0.61 megawatt hours per consumer in the city a year from its power plants, which ranks them as the 21st highest producing city out of 536 cities in the state. The city produces 0 megawatt hours per person from solar power, which is 30th out of 536 cities in the state.

In Baltimore, Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is 46.55% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 38.08% and 13.50%, respectively. Approximately 3,464.52 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the city from electricity consumption, making them the 9th highest polluter in Maryland out of 536 cities. This adds up to total emissions of 2,029,196,922.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use, ranking the city highest for total emissions in Maryland. Baltimore has 6 power plants, which is the 2nd most out of any city in the state.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Baltimore

Baltimore residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.156/kWh$0.108/kWh$159.40/mo.$80.16/mo.
160th12.70¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Baltimore
7th$114.45Average residential monthly electricity bill for Baltimore Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Baltimore, Maryland

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY11.4797.143,556408,000
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY9.2973.15857,900
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY9.8749.975,919584,000
Ambit EnergyENERGY9.0492.63123,24611,146,000
American Power & GasENERGY11.01135.089,8501,084,400

Zips with electric coverage in Baltimore, Maryland include: 21234, 21222, 21215, 21206, 21207, 21228, 21224, 21218, 21229, 21236, 21208 and 20 other zip code(s).

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Electricity Production in Baltimore city, Maryland

Power Plants in Baltimore city, Maryland

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Wheelabrator Baltimore RefuseWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Baltimore MD Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 302,896351,409,349.81,160.17
Domino Sugar BaltimoreAmerican Sugar Refining, Inc. (100.00%)
Baltimore MD Natural Gas 48,480.7512,710,574.58262.18
Baltimore MD Distillate Fuel Oil 4,2945,649,791.831,315.74
IGS Solar I - BWI2IGS Solar (100.00%)
Baltimore MD Solar 1,261
IGS Solar I - BWI5IGS Solar (100.00%)
Baltimore MD Solar 986
Hollins Ferry CSGICFTS MD Solar, LLC (100.00%)
Baltimore city MD Solar 92

Baltimore city, Maryland Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Baltimore city, Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste is 46.53% of the fuel sources utilized in electricity production. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts at 38.07% and 13.50%, respectively. Approximately 3,464.47 kilograms of CO2 pollution per citizen are released in the county from electricity consumption, making them the 6th highest polluter in Maryland out of 24 counties. This adds up to total emissions of 2,029,168,132.03 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption, making the county the 163rd highest for total pollution in the nation. Baltimore city has 6 power plants, which is 295th highest in the nation.

NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
46.53%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
38.07%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
13.50%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
1.20%
SOLAR
Solar
0.65%
OTHER
Other
0.04%

Baltimore city, Maryland Net Metering

Of the 48 electricity companies in Baltimore city, only one of them report that they offer net metering crediting. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Maryland has favorable laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing personal solar.

Energy Loss

Baltimore city electricity companies who report energy loss average roughly 14.62% of their energy lost per year. The United States average is 2.76%, resulting in Baltimore city receiving a rank of 2940th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

FAQ

How many electric companies offer service in Baltimore city, Maryland?

Baltimore city, Maryland is home to 48 electricity providers offering service in the area.

What electricity company is the largest provider in Baltimore city, Maryland?

The largest electricity company in Baltimore city, Maryland by total revenue is Baltimore Gas & Electric.

Which electricity companies offer service in Baltimore city, Maryland?

How many power plants are within Baltimore city, Maryland?

There are 6 active electricity plants located in Baltimore city, Maryland

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2022-09-24