Electric Rates & Providers in Carbon County, PA

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Carbon County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

As the 535th largest generator of solar energy in the US out of 3230, Carbon County produces a total of 25,166 megawatt hours from solar.

In Carbon County, the usage of renewable fuels for electricity production has declined by 11.62% during the course of the previous year.

While the national average residential rate of electricity sits at 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Carbon County's average price is 26.20% higher at 20.35 cents per kilowatt hour.

Carbon County is the 54th worst polluting county in Pennsylvania based on pollution per capita. The county emits 3,204.53 kilograms per capita per year of CO2 gases.

Carbon County has seen a 100.00% increase in the burning of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation within the last 12 months, which is an unfortunate circumstance.

Residents in Carbon County deal with an average of 0.8 outages lasting 88.57 minutes each year, compared to the US averages of 1.45 outages at 171.11 minutes each.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    724,973 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    25,208 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    25,166 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    42 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.39 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    209,768,620 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,204.53 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Palmerton

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Palmerton Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

17.93¢ per kWh

  • 2.5% higher than last month
  • 15.59% lower than April last year
  • 0.11% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 6.01% higher than the US average
  • 1,498th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 295 since April last year
  • 24,493rd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 352 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,834 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

18.62¢ per kWh

  • 1.46% lower than last month
  • 2.02% lower than April last year
  • 4.49% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 15.52% higher than the US average
  • 1,706th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 17 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 75 since April last year
  • 26,060th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 554 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,704 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$122.74 per month

  • 17.81% lower than last month
  • 14.12% lower than April last year
  • 1.35% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 8.87% higher than the US average
  • 1,545th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 279 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 344 since April last year
  • 24,206th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 3,317 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,784 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$149.43 per month

  • 1.11% lower than last month
  • 11.17% lower than April last year
  • 26.23% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 9.81% higher than the US average
  • 1,743rd in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 146 since April last year
  • 22,100th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 563 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 5,593 since April last year

Palmerton, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Palmerton are billed a residential electricity rate of 18.62 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Pennsylvania and nationwide average rates of 17.82 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in Palmerton are faced with 0.8 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 88.57 minutes.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,319.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 1013th worst in the state out of 1892 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 18,539,805.41 kilograms. The residents of Palmerton have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Palmerton

Palmerton residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.230/kWh$0.124/kWh$244.03/mo.$91.02/mo.
1706th18.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Palmerton
1743rd$149.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Palmerton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Palmerton, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.34134.9163,290.6710,341,625.55
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.01124.0111,078.181,883,893.81
All American Power and GasENERGY25.15170.174,156.411,045,198.88
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.26108.1315,583.591,910,354.54
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.68101.57432,682.146,224,692.45

Lehighton, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Lehighton are billed a residential electricity rate of 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Pennsylvania and nationwide average rates of 17.82 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. Lehighton, Pennsylvania Electric Utility is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in Lehighton are faced with 0.8 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 88.57 minutes.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,319.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 1013th worst in the state out of 1892 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 17,484,181.76 kilograms. The residents of Lehighton have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lehighton

Lehighton residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.214/kWh$0.125/kWh$189.98/mo.$80.57/mo.
1726th18.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Lehighton
1034th$128.49Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lehighton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lehighton, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.34134.9163,290.6710,341,625.55
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.01124.0111,078.181,883,893.81
All American Power and GasENERGY25.15170.174,156.411,045,198.88
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.26108.1315,583.591,910,354.54
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.68101.57432,682.146,224,692.45

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Jim Thorpe, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, citizens living in Jim Thorpe are billed a residential electricity rate of 18.62 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably for the inhabitants, this rate is higher than both the Pennsylvania and nationwide average rates of 17.82 and 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold. Customers in Jim Thorpe are faced with 0.8 electrical outages a year with outages lasting on average 88.57 minutes.

For every citizen in the city there are 3,319.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 1013th worst in the state out of 1892 cities for pollution per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount of 15,090,770.89 kilograms. The residents of Jim Thorpe have to use power from outside city limits because they don't have any electricity facilities within the city boundaries.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.230/kWh$0.124/kWh$244.03/mo.$91.02/mo.
1706th18.62¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Jim Thorpe
1743rd$149.43Average residential monthly electricity bill for Jim Thorpe Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.34134.9163,290.6710,341,625.55
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.01124.0111,078.181,883,893.81
All American Power and GasENERGY25.15170.174,156.411,045,198.88
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.26108.1315,583.591,910,354.54
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.68101.57432,682.146,224,692.45

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Electricity Production in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Nesquehoning PA Solar 12,902
Nesquehoning PA Solar 12,264
Weatherly PA Distillate Fuel Oil 4225,188.22599.72

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

For every citizen in the county there are 3,204.53 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity use. This comes to a total emissions amount of 209,768,620.4 kilograms. The county has 3 power plants, which is 786th highest in the US. For the purpose of electricity production, Carbon County's top fuel type is Solar, accounting for 99.83%, or 25,166 megawatt hours of generation in the county.

SOLAR
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
Solar
99.83%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.17%

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Out of the 62 suppliers in Carbon County, only one of them offers net metering to their customers. Citizens of Pennsylvania have pretty good net metering regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for electricity companies in Carbon County is 5.06%. This includes data from 8 companies, including PPL Electric Utilities, Direct Energy, and Stream Energy. The United States average energy loss is 2.87%. This earned Carbon County a rank of 1858th best in the country out of 3230 counties.

Providers In Each City in Carbon County:

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest provider in Carbon County, Pennsylvania?

By total revenue, PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity company in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

How many power plants are located within Carbon County, Pennsylvania?

Carbon County, Pennsylvania is home to 3 power plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

Carbon County, Pennsylvania has 62 electricity suppliers offering service in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Carbon County, Pennsylvania?

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2024-07-16