Berks County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

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With a population of 421,164 residents, Berks County is the 9th largest county in the state.

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Berks County has the 195th highest electricity production in the United States out of 3220 counties, producing 7,775,810 megawatt hours.

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Berks County is the 362nd highest county in the US for non-renewable production per capita, with an average of 18.34 megawatt hours per resident generated from non-renewable fuel types.

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In the county, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation has dropped by 5.06% within the last year.

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Berks County is ranked as the 9th highest consuming county out of 67 counties in Pennsylvania with over 4,600,000 megawatt hours being consumed by customers for their electricity needs.

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Berks County emits 3,954.98 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the Pennsylvania average of 3,727.11.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,661,026 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    7,775,810 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    51,477 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    7,724,333 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    18.46 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,665,697,256 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,954.98 kg

Reading, PA Electric Overview

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Reading has an average residential electricity rate of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.07% below the average Pennsylvania price of 13.38 cents and 0.63% less than the national average of 13.45 cents. Customers in the city have an average monthly residential electricity bill of $130.15. This is 8.24% above the US average bill of $120.24. With 1,204 total residential customers, Metropolitan Edison Company is the largest provider in the city.

Reading has no electricity plants within its borders. Roughly 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita are released in the city from electricity use, ranking them as the 621st highest polluter in the state out of 1761 cities. Total emissions in the city are 328,850,520.12 kilograms, which is the 6th worst total amount of pollution for all cities in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Reading

Reading residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$168.06/mo.$81.46/mo.
503rd12.23¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Reading
1407th$115.73Average residential monthly electricity bill for Reading Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Reading, Pennsylvania

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Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.63No DataIcon representing missing value.4,353,735531,491,468
PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379

Zips with electric coverage in Reading, Pennsylvania include: 19606, 19601, 19604, 19607, 19605, 19602, 19610, 19611

Wyomissing, PA Electric Overview

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Wyomissing's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.27 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.76% less than Pennsylvania's average price of 13.38 cents and 1.31% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $129.69. This is 13.57% above the Pennsylvania average bill of $114.19. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Wyomissing results in the release of 39,034,040.91 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 87th highest in Pennsylvania out of 1761 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 40th highest polluting city in Pennsylvania for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Wyomissing

Wyomissing residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.149/kWh$0.123/kWh$173.16/mo.$90.64/mo.
687th12.94¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Wyomissing
1434th$118.64Average residential monthly electricity bill for Wyomissing Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

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Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.63No DataIcon representing missing value.4,353,735531,491,468
PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379

Zips with electric coverage in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania include: 19607, 19610, 19609

Blandon CDP, PA Electric Overview

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Blandon CDP's average residential electricity price per kilowatt hour is 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.04% less than Pennsylvania's average price of 13.38 cents and 0.60% less than the US average of 13.45 cents. Consumers in the city have an average monthly residential electric bill of $130.16. This is 13.98% above the Pennsylvania average bill of $114.19. Metropolitan Edison Company is the largest electricity provider in the city based on total residential customers.

Electricity use in Blandon CDP results in the release of 30,230,603.05 kilograms of CO2 emissions each year, which is the 138th highest in Pennsylvania out of 1761 cities. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 621st highest polluting city in Pennsylvania for CO2 emissions per capita. There are zero electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Blandon CDP

Blandon CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$167.88/mo.$80.99/mo.
379th12.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Blandon CDP
1295th$115.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Blandon CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Blandon CDP, Pennsylvania

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Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.63No DataIcon representing missing value.4,353,735531,491,468

Zips with electric coverage in Blandon CDP, Pennsylvania include: 19605, 19522, 19510

Energy Production in Berks County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Ontelaunee Energy CenterDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Berks County PA Natural Gas 4,448,5971,636,358,302.32367.84No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Birdsboro PowerBirdsboro Power LLC (100.00%)
Birdsboro PA Natural Gas 3,276,4111,114,084,742.82340.03No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pioneer Crossing Energy, LLCPioneer Crossing Energy LLC (100.00%)
Baumstown CDP PA Landfill Gas 37,55923,702,472.28631.07No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MorgantownEDL Inc (100.00%)
Berks County PA Landfill Gas 8,9224,509,938.91505.49No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Temple Solar ArraysUGI Corporation (100.00%)
Berks County PA Solar 2,561No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Morgantown Solar ParkThe Hankin Group (100.00%)
Morgantown CDP PA Solar 2,435No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
TitusTitus Power, LLC (100.00%)
Berks County PA Natural Gas -675162,834.43-241.24No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Berks County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Berks County's fuel of choice is Natural Gas, with 99.35% of electricity production using this fuel type. Landfill Gas and Solar are also primary fuel sources in the county, with 0.60% and 0.06% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. The county has the 207th highest amount of total CO2 emissions from electricity use of all counties in the United States, emitting 1,665,697,255.97 kilograms per year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 3,954.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement the county is the 21st highest polluting county in Pennsylvania. Berks County has 7 power plants in the county. This is the 343rd most power plants in a county and the 1806th highest number of plants per citizen, out of 3220 counties, in the US.

NATURAL GAS
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99.35%
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Landfill Gas
0.60%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.06%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-0.01%

Berks County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

There are 2 companies in Berks County providing electricity. Of those 2, 100.00% of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically viable. Residents of Pennsylvania have commendable net metering laws that allow them to take advantage of some additional benefits of personal solar.

Energy Loss

In Berks County one company reports energy loss, PPL Electric Utilities. They average an annual energy loss of 3.01%. With a US average energy loss of 2.76%, Berks County is ranked as the 494th best county in the United States for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Berks County, Pennsylvania

Providers In Each City in Berks County:

  • Bally, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
  • Bernville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
  • Birdsboro, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Boyertown, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Centerport, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Fleetwood, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
  • Hamburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Kenhorst, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Kutztown, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.03%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.03%
    • Kutztown Borough Electric: 24.90%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.03%
  • Laureldale, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Leesport, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Lenhartsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Lyons, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Mohnton, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Mount Penn, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
  • New Morgan, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 22.78%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 10.55%
  • Reading, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 32.51%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.31%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 0.87%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.31%
  • Robesonia, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Shillington, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
  • Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
  • St. Lawrence, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Topton, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Wernersville, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
  • West Reading, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
  • Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania:
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 23.52%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 9.82%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Wyomissing, Pennsylvania:
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 26.47%
    • Sunwave Energy: 32.42%
    • Ambit Energy: 32.42%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 8.68%

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

FAQ

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Berks County, Pennsylvania?

The largest electricity provider in Berks County, Pennsylvania by megawatt hours sold is Metropolitan Edison Company.

How many electric companies offer service in Berks County, Pennsylvania?

There are 2 electricity suppliers serving consumers in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Which electricity companies offer service in Berks County, Pennsylvania?

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1Metropolitan Edison Company96,199
2PPL Electric Utilities7,571

How many power plants are in Berks County, Pennsylvania?

There are 7 active power plants in Berks County, Pennsylvania

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16