Delaware County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

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Delaware County emits 5,179.1 kilograms per capita of CO2 equivalent gases, compared to the state average of 3,727.11.

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PECO Energy Company is the largest electricity provider in Delaware County when calculated by megawatt hours sold.

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Delaware County ranks 5th out of 67 counties in the state for total consumption, with its residents using 6,272,194.97 megawatt hours.

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Delaware County uses non-renewable sources to generate 17.17 megawatt hours per citizen, making them the 21st highest county in the state for non-renewable generation per capita.

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The county is the 8th highest generator of electricity in the state out of 67 counties, producing 9,997,762 megawatt hours.

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While many counties try to inhibit non-renewable fuel types, Delaware County’s non-renewable fuel burning for electricity production has increased by 4.50% during the past 12 months.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,272,195 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    9,997,762 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    265,915 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    9,731,847 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    17.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    2,935,236,660 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,179.1 kg

Chester, PA Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Chester are paying an average residential electricity price of 14.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.74% more than the average Pennsylvania rate of 13.38 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The city ranks 2nd out of 1761 cities in the state for total megawatt hours generated from renewable fuels with a total of 265,914.87 megawatt hours produced. Producing 20.18 megawatt hours per customer living in the city, Chester ranks as the 26th highest producer per capita out of 1761 cities in the state.

Chester's fuel of choice is Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, with 47.39% of electricity production using this fuel type. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Natural Gas are also primary fuel sources in the city, with 38.78% and 13.82% of total electricity generation coming from each fuel source, respectively. The city’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 599,489,488.5 kilograms, which is 3rd highest in the state out of 1761 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per capita, which amounts to 17,641.38 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks the city as the 2nd highest polluting city in the state. There are 3 electricity plants in Chester, which is the 2nd highest number of plants in a city in Pennsylvania and the 1806th highest rate of power plants per citizen in the state.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Chester

Chester residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.086/kWh$135.87/mo.$69.06/mo.
543rd12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Chester
475th$97.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Chester Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Chester, Pennsylvania

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PECO Energy CompanyBUNDLED12.5497.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,351,4201,297,869,156

Drexel Hill CDP, PA Electric Overview

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On average, Drexel Hill CDP's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 14.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.16% higher than the average national price of 13.45 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Drexel Hill CDP average is 1.52% more at $122.07 per month. Selling 22,377.71 megawatt hours, PECO Energy Company is the largest provider in the city.

Releasing 104,131,773.98 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Drexel Hill CDP is the 20th worst out of 1761 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently 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 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Drexel Hill CDP

Drexel Hill CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.086/kWh$135.87/mo.$69.06/mo.
543rd12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Drexel Hill CDP
475th$97.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Drexel Hill CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Drexel Hill CDP, Pennsylvania

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PECO Energy CompanyBUNDLED12.5497.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,351,4201,297,869,156

Yeadon, PA Electric Overview

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Yeadon has an average residential electricity rate of 14.01 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 4.74% more than the state's average rate of 13.38 cents. The largest supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is PECO Energy Company. The average monthly residential electricity bill for a resident in the city is $122.07 per month.

Electricity consumption in Yeadon creates 42,805,877.95 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This is the 74th most of any city in Pennsylvania. Additionally, the city ranks 621st worst in Pennsylvania in pollution per citizen, which could be argued to be the more important statistic. The city does not generate electricity in the city limits, causing it to be tied for last in the state for the total number of electricity plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Yeadon

Yeadon residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.143/kWh$0.086/kWh$135.87/mo.$69.06/mo.
543rd12.54¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Yeadon
475th$97.22Average residential monthly electricity bill for Yeadon Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Yeadon, Pennsylvania

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PECO Energy CompanyBUNDLED12.5497.22No DataIcon representing missing value.10,351,4201,297,869,156

Energy Production in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

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Marcus Hook PA Natural Gas 5,180,7322,007,590,629.1387.51No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Liberty Electric Power PlantDynegy Energy Services (100.00%)
Eddystone PA Natural Gas 4,118,9291,565,904,703.72380.17No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Covanta Delaware ValleyCovanta (100.00%)
Chester PA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 591,0271,072,055,614.961,813.89No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Chester OperationsKimberly-Clark Corp (100.00%)
Chester PA Natural Gas 94,64620,959,283.66221.45No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Eddystone Generating StationExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Eddystone PA Natural Gas 12,36012,110,861.14979.84YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Chester Generating StationExelon Corporation (100.00%)
Chester PA Distillate Fuel Oil 6891,492.511,345.48No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Delaware County results in the release of 2,935,236,659.99 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is 4th highest in the state out of 67 counties. More telling of the county’s emissions reality, is the per capita CO2 emission amount. That amount stands at 5,179.1 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in the county being the 7th highest county in the state for CO2 emissions per capita. Electricity facilities in the county most often use Natural Gas, which makes up 9,405,408.7 megawatt hours (or 94.08%) of the fuel sources used for electricity production in the county. When combined with Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (3.25%) and Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste (2.66%), the three fuel types account for 99.99% of the production in the county. Delaware County has 6 power producing plants in the county. This is the 398th most power plants within a single county and the 1919th highest number of plants per resident, out of 3220 counties, in the country.

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
94.08%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
3.25%
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Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
2.66%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.01%

Delaware County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Delaware County is home to one electric company. Fortunately for citizens in the county who are interested in having personal solar panels, the sole company in town offers net metering options. Pennsylvania has decent regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

In Delaware County one company reports energy loss, PECO Energy Company. They average an annual energy loss of 6.63%. The US average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Delaware County a rank of 66th best in the state out of 67.

Power Companies in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Providers In Each City in Delaware County:

  • Aldan, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Brookhaven, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Chester, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Chester Heights, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
  • Collingdale, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Colwyn, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Darby, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • East Lansdowne, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Eddystone, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Folcroft, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Glenolden, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Lansdowne, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
  • Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.34%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.34%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.31%
  • Media, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Millbourne, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Morton, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Norwood, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Parkside, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
  • Prospect Park, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Ridley Park, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Rose Valley, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Rutledge, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
  • Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
  • Swarthmore, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
  • Trainer, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Upland, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Yeadon, Pennsylvania:
    • PECO Energy Company: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 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 companies offer service in Delaware County, Pennsylvania?

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1PECO Energy Company117,498

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

There are 6 active electricity plants in Delaware County, Pennsylvania

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

The largest electricity provider in Delaware County, Pennsylvania by total customer count is PECO Energy Company.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16