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Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

Dauphin County produces 43.25% of its electricity from renewable fuel sources, or 0.16 megawatt hours per citizen per year.

Dauphin County is 13th in Pennsylvania rankings for total megawatt hours generated from sustainable energy, with 45,077.24 megawatt hours produced from sustainable fuel types.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Dauphin County is 20.46 cents. This is around 27.31% above the nationwide average rate of 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

Dauphin County comes in as the 348th worst pollution level from electricity use in the US and 12th worst in Pennsylvania, emitting 977,247,612.99 kilograms of CO2 gases.

Dauphin County has experienced a decrease of 9.73% in the use of non-renewable fuels for electricity production throughout the last 12 months.

Dauphin County emits 3,383.82 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 3,282.11.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,164,061 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    104,224 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    45,077 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    59,147 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.36 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    977,247,613 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,383.82 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Harrisburg

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Harrisburg Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

17.49¢ per kWh

  • 1.6% higher than last month
  • 14.47% lower than March last year
  • 0.61% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 4.61% higher than the US average
  • 1,496th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 9 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 289 since March last year
  • 24,140th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 481 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,052 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

18.9¢ per kWh

  • 1.29% lower than last month
  • 2.25% higher than March last year
  • 5.89% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 17.59% higher than the US average
  • 1,723rd in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank is the same since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 57 since March last year
  • 26,575th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 595 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 629 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$149.34 per month

  • 9.7% lower than last month
  • 24.34% lower than March last year
  • 8.05% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 23.87% higher than the US average
  • 1,823rd in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 66 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 66 since March last year
  • 27,473rd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 926 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,521 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$151.11 per month

  • 2.58% lower than last month
  • 8.94% lower than March last year
  • 29.73% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 11.21% higher than the US average
  • 1,746th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 142 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 143 since March last year
  • 22,708th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 2,519 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,768 since March last year

Harrisburg, PA Electricity Overview

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Harrisburg averages a residential electricity price of 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 5.89% more than Pennsylvania's average rate of 17.85 cents and 17.59% above the US average of 16.07 cents. Natural gas is one of the major fuel types used in the US, and Harrisburg is in on the action. They produce 4,053.34 megawatt hours using natural gas. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on residential customer count.

Harrisburg's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 193,377,717.59 kilograms, which is 9th highest amount in Pennsylvania out of 1892 cities. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 emissions per citizen in the city, which amounts to 3,869.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Harrisburg is the 9th highest polluting city in Pennsylvania. Electricity facilities in the city mainly use Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, which accounts for 55,093.42 megawatt hours (or 52.86%) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the city. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Natural Gas are also primary fuel types in the city, with 43.25% and 3.89% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. Harrisburg has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Harrisburg

Harrisburg 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.
1723rd18.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Harrisburg
1746th$151.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Harrisburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.36135.3461,989.0110,142,927.38
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.03124.4110,850.351,847,697.74
All American Power and GasENERGY25.18170.714,070.931,025,117.02
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.28108.4715,263.11,873,650.07
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.70101.9423,783.3845,336,557.26

Zips with electric coverage in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania include: 17111, 17110, 17104, 17103, 17102, 17101, 17120

Colonial Park CDP, PA Electricity Overview

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Colonial Park CDP averages a residential electricity price of 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 5.89% more than Pennsylvania's average rate of 17.85 cents and 17.59% above the US average of 16.07 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $151.11. This is 6.06% above the Pennsylvania average bill of $142.47. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PPL Electric Utilities.

Emitting 52,947,017.57 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Colonial Park CDP ranks 42nd worst out of 1892 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 108th highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 176,740.43 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Colonial Park CDP

Colonial Park CDP 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.
1723rd18.90¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Colonial Park CDP
1746th$151.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Colonial Park CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Colonial Park CDP, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.36135.3461,989.0110,142,927.38
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.03124.4110,850.351,847,697.74
All American Power and GasENERGY25.18170.714,070.931,025,117.02
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.28108.4715,263.11,873,650.07
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.70101.9423,783.3845,336,557.26

Zips with electric coverage in Colonial Park CDP, Pennsylvania include: 17111, 17112, 17109

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Hershey CDP, PA Electricity Overview

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Hershey CDP averages a residential electricity price of 18.74 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 5.01% more than Pennsylvania's average rate of 17.85 cents and 16.61% above the US average of 16.07 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $151.16. This is 6.10% above the Pennsylvania average bill of $142.47. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PPL Electric Utilities.

Emitting 47,981,183.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Hershey CDP ranks 48th worst out of 1892 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 1021st highest in the state for emissions per capita. The city has no electricity production sources, meaning the companies that service the city must import the 160,164.16 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hershey CDP

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

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.225/kWh$0.124/kWh$240.49/mo.$90.89/mo.
1303rd18.74¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hershey CDP
1756th$151.16Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hershey CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hershey CDP, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.36135.3461,989.0110,142,927.38
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.03124.4110,850.351,847,697.74
All American Power and GasENERGY25.18170.714,070.931,025,117.02
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.28108.4715,263.11,873,650.07
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.70101.9423,783.3845,336,557.26

Zips with electric coverage in Hershey CDP, Pennsylvania include: 17078, 17036, 17033

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Electricity Production in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Harrisburg FacilityLancaster County Solid WR Auth (100.00%)
Harrisburg PA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 104,22460,596,811.54581.41

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Dauphin County has the 348th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 977,247,612.99 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 3,383.82 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Dauphin County is the 2346th highest polluting county in the country. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste makes up 52.86% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Dauphin County. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Natural Gas make up the next highest amounts of fuel used at 43.25% and 3.89% of total electricity production, respectively. Dauphin County is home to one power plant.

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
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
52.86%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
43.25%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
3.89%

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Roughly 4.69% of the electricity suppliers in Dauphin County offer net metering to their consumers. Regulations put in place at the state level are above average for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 8 providers in Dauphin County that report energy loss, including PPL Electric Utilities, Direct Energy, and Stream Energy. Together, these 8 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.87% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Dauphin County receiving a rank of 1678th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Dauphin County:

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania?

Which electricity company is the largest supplier in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania?

The largest electricity supplier in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania by megawatt hours sold is PPL Electric Utilities.

How many power plants are in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania?

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania has one electricity plant generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania has 64 electricity providers operating in the area.

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Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-06-10