Electric Rates & Providers in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

Non-renewable fuels are used in the production of 42.20% of the megawatt hours produced in Lancaster County, ranking it 546th out of 3230 counties in the county for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

Lancaster County has a population of 556,629 citizens.

Lancaster County produces 42.20% of their electricity from non-renewable fuels. This equates to 0.19 megawatt hours per citizen and places Lancaster County as the 611th highest county out of 3230 counties in the nation for non-renewable production per capita each year.

Hydroelectric power accounts for 199.84% of the electricity produced in Lancaster County after a 14.58% in electricity produced using hydroelectric power.

Over the course of the last year, there has been a 2.57% drop in the use of non-renewable fuel types for electricity generation in Lancaster County.

Lancaster County saw a 3.77% drop in CO2 emissions per capita in the last year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    6,098,366 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,826,918,264 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,282.11 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Lancaster

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Lancaster 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

Lancaster, PA Electricity Overview

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Lancaster's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 5.89% higher than Pennsylvania's average price of 17.85 cents, which ranks the city 1723rd best average for electricity price out of 1892 cities in Pennsylvania. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $151.11 per month, while the Pennsylvania average is $142.47. Consumers in the city pay 6.06% more compared to other citizens in the state.

Lancaster is the 10th highest ranked city in the state out of 1892 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 190,474,040.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 1021st worst in Pennsylvania for emissions per capita. In Lancaster, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Lancaster

Lancaster 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 Lancaster
1746th$151.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Lancaster Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Lancaster, 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania include: 17603, 17601, 17602

Ephrata, PA Electricity Overview

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Ephrata's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 15.53 cents per kilowatt hour. Luckily, this is 12.96% lower than Pennsylvania's average price of 17.85 cents, which ranks the city 366th best for average electricity price out of 1892 cities in Pennsylvania. Ephrata Borough Electric is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $132.68 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.93. Consumers in the city have a 6.87% discount compared to the rest of the country.

Ephrata is the 56th highest ranked city in the state out of 1892 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 45,184,824.62 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 1021st worst in Pennsylvania for emissions per capita. In Ephrata, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Ephrata

Ephrata residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.160/kWh$0.118/kWh$171.98/mo.$93.49/mo.
366th15.53¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Ephrata
1105th$132.68Average residential monthly electricity bill for Ephrata Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Ephrata, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Ephrata Borough ElectricBUNDLED15.47132.6461,933.089,578,397.58

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Elizabethtown, PA Electricity Overview

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Elizabethtown's inhabitants purchase electricity for, on average, 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour. Regrettably, this is 5.89% higher than Pennsylvania's average price of 17.85 cents, which ranks the city 1723rd best average for electricity price out of 1892 cities in Pennsylvania. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold. The average residential electricity bill for a customer in the city is $151.11 per month, while the Pennsylvania average is $142.47. Consumers in the city pay 6.06% more compared to other citizens in the state.

Elizabethtown is the 74th highest ranked city in the state out of 1892 when it comes to total pollution from electricity use, with the city emitting 37,987,154.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions. Averaging 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 1807th worst in Pennsylvania for emissions per capita. In Elizabethtown, there are no electricity facilities. The city must depend on electricity imported from outside of the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Elizabethtown

Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown
1746th$151.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Elizabethtown Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Elizabethtown, 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

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Electricity Production in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Lancaster County Resource RecoveryLancaster County Solid WR Auth (100.00%)
Lancaster County PA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 187,239371,057,116.181,981.73
Dart Container CorpDart Container Corp (100.00%)
Lancaster County PA Landfill Gas 49,87430,225,072.9606.03
Lancaster County PA Solar 7,355
Lancaster County PA Conventional Hydroelectric -489,327

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

When considering electricity production, Lancaster County's top fuel source is Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste, making up 102,561.38 megawatt hours, or 41.89% of production in the county. Biogenic Municipal Solid Waste and Landfill Gas make up the next highest amounts at 83,914.62 megawatt hours (34.27%) and 49,874 megawatt hours (20.37%), respectively. The county's electricity use results in CO2 emissions totaling 1,826,918,264.41 kilograms, which is 5th largest emissions amount in the state out of 67 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This calculation ranks the county as the 2365th highest polluting county in the nation. Lancaster County is home to 4 power plants, which is the 3rd highest number of plants within a county in Pennsylvania.

CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
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Conventional Hydroelectric
199.84%
GASEOUS PROPANE
Gaseous Propane
-0.31%
SOLAR
Solar
-3.00%
LANDFILL GAS
-20.37%
BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
-34.27%
OTHER
-41.89%

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Lancaster County has 3 out of 63 providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. The state of Pennsylvania has decent state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

There are 8 providers in Lancaster County that report energy loss. Combined, these 8 providers average a yearly energy loss of 4.87% of electricity produced. The US average for energy loss is 2.87% and the state average is 3.78%, resulting in a rank of 1678th best in the country and a state rank of 4th best out of 3230 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lancaster County:

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

FAQ

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

By total megawatt hours sold, PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity supplier in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Which electricity companies offer service in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania?

How many power plants are in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania?

There are 4 electricity plants located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania has 63 electricity companies operating in the area.

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Published: 2024-06-22