Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

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Cumberland County is the 28th worst polluting county in Pennsylvania based on emissions per person.

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Cumberland County is the 1047th highest county in the country for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of 0.01 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel types.

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Cumberland County is home to over 253,370 citizens and produces 4,625.93 megawatt hours of electricity from solar sources, or 0.02 megawatt hour per capita. This ranks Cumberland County 714th out of 3220 counties in the US for solar megawatt hours generated per person.

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Cumberland County has the 42nd highest electricity generation of all 67 counties in the state, producing 58,023.09 megawatt hours.

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Cumberland County is the 25th largest producing county out of 67 counties in the state when considering megawatt hours generated using renewable fuels.

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The burning of non-renewable fuels for electricity generation has increased by 103.66% over the previous year in Cumberland County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,804,048 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    58,023 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    54,259 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    3,764 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.23 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    958,467,438 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,782.88 kg

Carlisle, PA Electric Overview

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On average, citizens living in Carlisle are charged a residential electricity rate of 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.92% below the state's average price of 13.38 cents and 1.47% lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. There has been a 5.92% decline in the usage of renewable fuels (like solar, wind or hydro power) in Carlisle throughout the last 12 months. Carlisle residents use 4582.14% of the electricity generated within the city boundaries and the city must import megawatt hours generated in rural areas or other nearby municipalities to account for the difference.

Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. Carlisle averages 3,645.77 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person from electricity consumption, which ranks them 1750th worst in Pennsylvania out of 1761 cities for emissions efficiency. At 3,645.77 kilograms per person and 19,153 citizens in the city, the city emits 69,827,464.89 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 38th worst rank in Pennsylvania for total emissions. The city is home to 2 electricity generation plants, which is the 5th most plants within a city in Pennsylvania and the 40th highest rate of plants per citizen out of the state's 1761 cities. Carlisle's fuel of choice is Solar, with 100.00% of electricity generation using this fuel.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Carlisle

Carlisle residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.124/kWh$174.89/mo.$91.02/mo.
708th13.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Carlisle
1503rd$119.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Carlisle Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379

Mechanicsburg, PA Electric Overview

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On average, Mechanicsburg's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.92% below the average state rate of 13.38 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $114.19, while the Mechanicsburg average is 13.72% more at $129.86 per month. This is the 1417th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. PPL Electric Utilities has 223 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Mechanicsburg must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 621st worst in Pennsylvania out of 1761 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 33,566,368.03 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Mechanicsburg

Mechanicsburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.124/kWh$174.89/mo.$91.02/mo.
708th13.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Mechanicsburg
1503rd$119.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Mechanicsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

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PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379

Camp Hill, PA Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Camp Hill are paying an average residential electricity price of 13.25 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.92% less than the average Pennsylvania rate of 13.38 cents, a welcome state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $114.19, while the Camp Hill average is 13.72% higher at $129.86 per month. This ranks the city 1417th in the state for average monthly bill total. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PPL Electric Utilities.

Camp Hill is the 145th worst ranked city in Pennsylvania out of 1761 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 29,485,180.71 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Camp Hill

Camp Hill residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.124/kWh$174.89/mo.$91.02/mo.
708th13.18¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Camp Hill
1503rd$119.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Camp Hill Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

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PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379

Energy Production in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Cumberland County PA LFG RecoveryEPP Renewable Energy (100.00%)
Cumberland County PA Landfill Gas 49,63328,792,939.62580.12No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Carlisle PA Solar 4,624.93No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
MountainMountain Power, LLC (100.00%)
Cumberland County PA Distillate Fuel Oil 3,5034,599,517.141,313.02No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
TalenEnergy Martins Creek LLC West ShoreTalen Energy (100.00%)
Cumberland County PA Distillate Fuel Oil 171203,209.671,188.36No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Vitro Architectural Glass (PA)Vitro Architectural Glass (PA) (100.00%)
Cumberland County PA Distillate Fuel Oil 90.1674,305.25824.15No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
CASD SolarCarlisle Area School District (100.00%)
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Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 351st worst ranked county in the US, Cumberland County releases 958,467,437.73 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per capita, which amounts to 3,782.88 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks Cumberland County as the 2115th highest polluting county in the United States. Around 85.54% of electricity in Cumberland County comes from production using Landfill Gas. Solar (7.97%) is also used in the generation of electricity, as well as Distillate Fuel Oil (6.49%). Cumberland County has 6 electricity plants, which is 16th highest in the state.

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85.54%
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7.97%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
6.49%

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Cumberland County offer net metering to their customers. At the state level, Pennsylvania has pretty good net metering and feed in tariff legislation.

Energy Loss

The 2 companies in Cumberland County who report energy loss metrics had an average of 3.64% of energy generated lost due to heat dissipation or other causes during transmission. The nationwide average for energy loss is 2.76% while the Pennsylvania average is 3.72%, resulting in a rank of 789th best in the country and a state rank of 27th best out of 3220 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Cumberland County:

  • Camp Hill, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Lemoyne, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 31.97%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 31.97%
    • Ambit Energy: 31.97%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 4.10%
  • New Cumberland, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Newburg (Cumberland County), Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 25.00%
  • Newville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 25.00%
  • Shippensburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 21.29%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 21.29%
    • Mont Alto Electric Utility: 7.41%
    • Borough of Chambersburg Utilities: 7.41%
    • Ambit Energy: 21.29%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 21.29%
  • Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Wormleysburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%

* 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 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania?

By total customer count, PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity company in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

How many power plants are located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania?

Cumberland County, Pennsylvania has 6 active power plants generating electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

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

There are 4 electricity suppliers operating in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

Which electricity companies offer service in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania?

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1PPL Electric Utilities25,758
2Metropolitan Edison Company16,051
3Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania5,349
4Pennsylvania Electric Company3,797

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16