Monroe County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

With a state average residential electric bill of $114.19, Monroe County residents pay about 13.79% more than their fellow statesmen.

Monroe County generates 3,743 megawatt hours from solar energy, making it 10th out of 67 counties in the state for total megawatt hours produced from solar power.

Residents of Monroe County are paying, on average, 1.24% less per kilowatt hour at home than the nationwide average rate, at 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour compared to 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

Citizens of Monroe County use enough electricity to release 3,720.56 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, which is the 2150th highest amount of pollution from electricity consumption for a county in the United States.

Monroe County is the 43rd highest county in Pennsylvania for non-renewable generation per capita, with an average of -0 megawatt hours per resident produced from non-renewable fuel sources.

Monroe County is 38th in the state rankings for total megawatt hours generated from renewable energy, with 3,743 megawatt hours produced from renewable fuels.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,884,391 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    3,647 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    3,743 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -96 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.02 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    633,503,123 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,720.56 kg

East Stroudsburg, PA Electric Overview

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East Stroudsburg's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour . This is below both the Pennsylvania and the United States average rates of 13.38 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. With 354 residential customers, Metropolitan Edison Company is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $130.16. This is 13.98% more than the state average of $114.19.

The electricity sold in East Stroudsburg has to be imported from surrounding cities or rural areas, because there are no power generation plants within its borders. The city residents average 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person due to electricity use. in this category. This comes to a total emissions amount of 38,512,245.27 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in East Stroudsburg

East Stroudsburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$167.88/mo.$80.99/mo.
379th12.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of East Stroudsburg
1295th$115.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for East Stroudsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.634,353,735531,491,468

Arlington Heights CDP, PA Electric Overview

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Arlington Heights CDP's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 13.35 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.17% below the average Pennsylvania rate of 13.38 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a customer in the city is $130.12 per month. Metropolitan Edison Company has 568 residential customers, more than all other suppliers in the city.

Arlington Heights CDP emits 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 621st worst polluting city out of 1761 cities in the state. With total emissions of 22,843,467.65 kilograms, the city ranks 199th worst in Pennsylvania for total pollution from electricity use, however, it could be argued that emissions per capita is a better measurement of a city’s pollution levels. The city has no power generation sources, resulting in the need to import all of the 67,829.71 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Arlington Heights CDP

Arlington Heights CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.146/kWh$0.117/kWh$168.90/mo.$83.63/mo.
535th12.35¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Arlington Heights CDP
1410th$116.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Arlington Heights CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Arlington Heights CDP, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.634,353,735531,491,468
PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.638,745,8361,152,326,379

Stroudsburg, PA Electric Overview

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Stroudsburg has an average residential electricity price of 13.37 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 0.04% less than the average Pennsylvania price of 13.38 cents and 0.60% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. The average monthly residential power bill for a resident in the city is $130.16 per month, while the nationwide average is $120.24. Customers in Stroudsburg pay 8.25% more compared to other residents in the US. With 215 residential customers, Metropolitan Edison Company is the largest supplier in the city.

Stroudsburg is home to zero power producing plants. Tracking emissions on a per capita basis gives us a glimpse of the emissions efficiency of a city. The city averages 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen due to electricity use. A total of 20,495,387.28 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Stroudsburg

Stroudsburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$167.88/mo.$80.99/mo.
379th12.21¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Stroudsburg
1295th$115.63Average residential monthly electricity bill for Stroudsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.634,353,735531,491,468

Energy Production in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Pocono Solar ProjectPocono International Raceway Inc (100.00%)
Monroe County PA Solar 3,743
Shawnee (PA)Shawnee Power, LLC (100.00%)
Monroe County PA Distillate Fuel Oil -96112,309.83-1,169.89

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 633,503,122.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Monroe County from electricity use. Averaging 3,720.56 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2150th highest for emissions per capita from electricity use. Solar is the primary fuel source in Monroe County, with 102.63% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. There are 2 power producing plants in Monroe County, which is the 1044th most plants in a county in the country and translates to the 1891st highest amount of power plants per capita.

SOLAR
Solar
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Solar
102.63%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
-2.63%

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

About 100.00% of the electricity providers in Monroe County offer net metering to their consumers. Many net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Pennsylvania has commendable regulations for consumers interested in installing solar panels.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Monroe County averages out to about 3.01% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Monroe County ranks 494th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Providers In Each City in Monroe County:

  • Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.35%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.30%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.35%
  • East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 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 Monroe County, Pennsylvania?

County Customers RankProviderCounty Customers
1PPL Electric Utilities42,607
2Metropolitan Edison Company20,132

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

The largest electricity provider in Monroe County, Pennsylvania by total customer count is PPL Electric Utilities.

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

There are 2 electricity providers operating in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.

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

There are 2 electricity plants in Monroe County, Pennsylvania

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-07