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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

When calculating by total customers, PPL Electric Utilities is the largest provider in Lehigh County.

Residents in Lehigh County pay $169.24 per month for residential electricity, compared to the national average bill of $137.93.

Lehigh County has no electricity production plants and must import all of the electricity used in the county.

Lehigh County residents are accountable for 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, making them the 2365th worst polluting county out of 3230 counties in the nation based on per capita pollution.

Residents of Lehigh County are paying, on average, 27.40% more per kilowatt hour used at home than the national average price, at 20.48 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

There was a 3.77% drop in CO2 emissions per capita during the last year in Lehigh County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,122,888 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.96 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,235,114,233 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,282.11 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Allentown

To see the most recent electricity rates and production changes for cities in Lehigh County, select the city below. If you would like to get access to monthly historical data, please contact us directly by submitting a request.

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Allentown 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

Allentown, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, Allentown's residents purchase residential electricity for 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.89% more than the average Pennsylvania price of 17.85 cents and 17.59% above the nationwide average of 16.07. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $151.11 per month, while the national average is $137.93. PPL Electric Utilities sells an estimated 18,475.86 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

The use of electricity in Allentown accounts for 410,608,519.26 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 4th largest amount in the state out of 1892 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 1021st ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Allentown

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

Electric Companies With Service in Allentown, 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 Allentown, Pennsylvania include: 18102, 18103, 18104, 18052, 18109, 18101, 18105

Fullerton CDP, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, Fullerton CDP's residents purchase residential electricity for 18.90 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.89% more than the average Pennsylvania price of 17.85 cents and 17.59% above the nationwide average of 16.07. The average monthly residential electric bill for a citizen in the city is $151.11 per month, while the national average is $137.93. PPL Electric Utilities sells an estimated 3,851.73 megawatt hours in the city each year, more than any other supplier.

The use of electricity in Fullerton CDP accounts for 52,943,735.46 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 43rd largest amount in the state out of 1892 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 108th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Fullerton CDP

Fullerton 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 Fullerton CDP
1746th$151.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Fullerton CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Fullerton 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

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Whitehall, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, Whitehall's residents purchase residential electricity for 21.93 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 22.86% more than the average Pennsylvania price of 17.85 cents and 36.44% above the nationwide average of 16.07. Duquesne Light Company sells an estimated 16,498.5 megawatt hours in the city a year, which is more than any other supplier. The Pennsylvania average monthly residential power bill is $142.47, while the Whitehall average is 11.94% lower at $125.46 per month. This is the 829th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state.

The use of electricity in Whitehall accounts for 48,844,378.59 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, which is the 47th largest amount in the state out of 1892 cities. More telling of the city's emissions reality is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 108th ranked city in the state for CO2 emissions released per capita. The city is home to zero power generation plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Whitehall

Whitehall residential electric rates are highest in November and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.229/kWh$0.148/kWh$184.59/mo.$68.34/mo.
1892nd21.93¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Whitehall
829th$125.46Average residential monthly electricity bill for Whitehall Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Whitehall, 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 Whitehall, Pennsylvania include: 15236, 15227, 15234

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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Details

Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Of the 62 electricity companies in Lehigh County, 3.23% of them report that they offer net metering. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Pennsylvania has above average laws for consumers interested in investing in personal solar.

Energy Loss

The average energy loss for companies in Lehigh County is 4.87%. This includes data from 8 companies, including PPL Electric Utilities, Direct Energy, and Stream Energy. 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 nation and a state rank of 4th best out of 3230 and 67 counties, respectively.

Providers In Each City in Lehigh County:

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

FAQ

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

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

Which electricity companies offer service in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania?

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

There are 62 electricity providers offering service in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-06-10