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Delaware County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

Delaware County is ranked 9th in Pennsylvania out of 67 counties for renewable electricity generation per capita, at 0.45 megawatt hours per person a year.

Delaware County is ranked as the 125th highest consumer of electricity out of 3230 counties in the United States with 6,370,167.8 megawatt hours being consumed by residents who live there.

Delaware County emitted 2,980,415,650.7 kilograms of CO2 gases due to electricity use, which makes them the 4th worst polluting county out of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

Delaware County produces 9,538,435.07 megawatt hours from natural gas, which is enough to rank them 36th in the United States out of 3230 counties for total natural gas production.

While the national average residential electricity rate sits at 16.12 cents per kilowatt hour, Delaware County's average price is 41.96% above that at 22.89 cents per kilowatt hour.

With 575,182 citizens within its borders and 10,113,172 megawatt hours produced a year, Delaware County has a per capita production of 17.58 megawatt hours. This is the 597th highest megawatt hour per capita amount in the country.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,370,168 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.08 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    10,113,172 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    258,517 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,854,655 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.58 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,980,415,651 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,181.69 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Chester

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Chester Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for April, 2024

16.82¢ per kWh

  • 3.13% higher than last month
  • 3.56% higher than April last year
  • 6.27% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 0.52% lower than the US average
  • 941st in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 7 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 356 since April last year
  • 20,681st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 94 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 112 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16.08¢ per kWh

  • 0.3% higher than last month
  • 5.75% higher than April last year
  • 9.78% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 0.26% lower than the US average
  • 801st in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 220 since April last year
  • 20,092nd in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 101 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,600 since April last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for April, 2024

$98.22 per month

  • 22.34% lower than last month
  • 2.41% higher than April last year
  • 18.9% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 12.88% lower than the US average
  • 301st in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 794 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 100 since April last year
  • 10,451st in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 9,819 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 106 since April last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$117.28 per month

  • 0.16% higher than last month
  • 2.89% higher than April last year
  • 0.93% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 13.82% lower than the US average
  • 352nd in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 10 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 151 since April last year
  • 9,086th in the US out of 31,696 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 222 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,281 since April last year

Chester, PA Electricity Overview

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Chester averages a residential electricity price of 16.08 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 9.78% less than Pennsylvania's average rate of 17.82 cents and 0.26% below the US average of 16.12 cents. The city is ranked 9th in Pennsylvania in total electricity produced from electrical power plants within its borders, with 574,657 megawatt hours generated. The city ranks 4th out of 1892 cities in Pennsylvania for renewable energy production per capita, with 7.88 megawatt hours being produced per person.

Chester's electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 660,305,530.15 kilograms, which is 3rd 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 20,119.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Chester is the highest polluting city in Pennsylvania. Electricity facilities in the city mainly use Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, which accounts for 315,958.55 megawatt hours (or 54.98%) 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 44.99% and 0.03% of total electricity production being generated from each, respectively. Chester has one power generation plant.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chester

Chester residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.086/kWh$155.07/mo.$69.06/mo.
801st16.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chester
352nd$117.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chester, 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

Zips with electric coverage in Chester, Pennsylvania include: 19013, 19015, 19086

Drexel Hill CDP, PA Electricity Overview

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Drexel Hill CDP averages a residential electricity price of 16.08 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 9.78% less than Pennsylvania's average rate of 17.82 cents and 0.26% below the US average of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $117.28. This is 17.42% below the Pennsylvania average bill of $142.02. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PECO Energy Company.

Emitting 94,516,849.24 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Drexel Hill CDP ranks 21st worst out of 1892 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 3,311.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 1297th 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 316,059.7 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Drexel Hill CDP

Drexel Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.086/kWh$155.07/mo.$69.06/mo.
801st16.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Drexel Hill CDP
352nd$117.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Drexel Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Drexel Hill CDP, 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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Yeadon, PA Electricity Overview

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Yeadon averages a residential electricity price of 16.08 cents per kilowatt hour spent by consumers living within their city limits, which is 9.78% less than Pennsylvania's average rate of 17.82 cents and 0.26% below the US average of 16.12 cents. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $117.28. This is 17.42% below the Pennsylvania average bill of $142.02. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PECO Energy Company.

Emitting 39,561,418.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Yeadon ranks 70th worst out of 1892 cities in the state for total pollution from electricity use. This total equates to 3,311.96 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, which ranks the city 1297th 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 132,291.44 megawatt hours the residents consume annually.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Yeadon

Yeadon residential electric rates are highest in June and the highest average bill is in August.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.172/kWh$0.086/kWh$155.07/mo.$69.06/mo.
801st16.08¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Yeadon
352nd$117.28Average residential monthly electricity bill for Yeadon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Yeadon, 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 Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Marcus Hook PA Natural Gas 5,940,1412,286,730,746.44384.96
Liberty Electric Power PlantDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Eddystone PA Natural Gas 3,598,3741,400,970,134.48389.33
Covanta Delaware ValleyCovanta (100.00%)
Chester PA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 574,6571,043,957,229.941,816.66

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Delaware County has the 90th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the country, releasing 2,980,415,650.7 kilograms each year. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 5,181.69 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Delaware County is the 1281st highest polluting county in the country. Natural Gas makes up 94.32% of the fuel sources used for electricity production in Delaware County. Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste make up 3.12% and 2.56% of production, respectively. Delaware County is home to 3 power plants, which is the 6th highest number of power plants within a county in Pennsylvania.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
94.32%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
3.12%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
2.56%
OTHER GAS
Other Gas
0.00%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Delaware County has 1 out of 60 companies reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Regulations put in place at the state level are decent for consumers interested in installing solar or other alternative electricity generation sources.

Energy Loss

There are 7 providers in Delaware County that report energy loss, including PECO Energy Company, Direct Energy, and Stream Energy. Together, these 7 providers average an annual energy loss of 5.79% of electricity produced. The United States average is 2.87%, resulting in Delaware County receiving a rank of 2337th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Delaware County:

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

FAQ

What electricity companies offer service in Delaware County, Pennsylvania?

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

The largest electricity supplier in Delaware County, Pennsylvania by megawatt hours sold is PECO Energy Company.

How many power plants are in Delaware County, Pennsylvania?

Delaware County, Pennsylvania has 3 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Delaware County, Pennsylvania has 60 electricity providers operating in the area.

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Published: 2024-07-05