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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Electricity Rates & Statistics

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Northampton County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

Northampton County has seen a 15.69% decline during the course of the previous year in the usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation.

Non-renewable sources are used in the production of 99.48% of the megawatt hours produced in Northampton County, ranking it 5th in the state out of 67 counties for total megawatt hours produced from non-renewable fuels.

As the 5th largest producer of electricity out of 67 counties in Pennsylvania, Northampton County generates 11,481,262.01 megawatt hours of electricity.

Northampton County is the 17 largest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 67 counties in Pennsylvania, with a population of 318,526 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 11,481,262.01.

When comparing annual CO2 emissions per capita, Northampton County saw a 2.86% rise in the previous 12 months.

With 4.80% of Northampton County's total electricity coming from the use of coal, the county ranks 161st out of 3230 counties in the US in total megawatt hours produced from coal.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    3,450,922 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.83 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    11,481,262 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    59,388 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    11,421,874 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    36.04 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,598,089,310 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    5,017.14 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Bethlehem

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Residential Bundled Electricity Prices

Bethlehem Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for February, 2024

17.21¢ per kWh

  • 1.4% higher than last month
  • 15.66% lower than February last year
  • 7.76% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 4.76% higher than the US average
  • 1,505th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 108 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 279 since February last year
  • 23,627th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 509 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,525 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

19.15¢ per kWh

  • 1.37% lower than last month
  • 6.35% higher than February last year
  • 12.39% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 15.83% higher than the US average
  • 1,723rd in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 3 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 41 since February last year
  • 27,162nd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 436 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 409 since February last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for February, 2024

$165.38 per month

  • 16.25% lower than last month
  • 15.69% lower than February last year
  • 19.92% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 25.36% higher than the US average
  • 1,889th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has dropped by 65 since last month
  • The state rank is the same since February last year
  • 26,493rd in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 858 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 4,468 since February last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$155.11 per month

  • 1.63% lower than last month
  • 3.88% lower than February last year
  • 16.29% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 14.3% higher than the US average
  • 1,888th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since February last year
  • 25,113th in the US out of 31,803 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 611 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 1,530 since February last year

Bethlehem, PA Electricity Overview

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Bethlehem's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 19.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, regrettably, 19.54% higher than the average national rate of 16.02 cents. Generation in Bethlehem is about 693.36% of the electricity demand of citizens, leading to the ability to export or store excess megawatt hours produced. The city's facilities use non-renewable fuel types for 100.00% of their total electricity generation, which is 5,923,427.01 megawatt hours.

Releasing 371,429,598.81 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Bethlehem ranks 5th highest out of 1892 cities in Pennsylvania for total emissions from electricity use. Averaging 4,710.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, the city ranks 12th highest in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use. The city is home to one power plant. For the purpose of electricity production, Bethlehem's main fuel is Natural Gas, accounting for 5,923,285.37 megawatt hours, or 100.00% of production in the city.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Bethlehem

Bethlehem residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.230/kWh$0.124/kWh$244.03/mo.$91.02/mo.
1723rd19.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Bethlehem
1888th$155.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Bethlehem Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.41136.3160,868.819,986,791.79
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.08125.310,654.271,819,255.12
All American Power and GasENERGY25.25171.953,997.371,009,336.84
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.31109.2614,987.281,844,807.95
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.73102.63416,125.2344,638,667

Zips with electric coverage in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania include: 18017, 18015, 18018, 18020, 18055, 18016

Easton, PA Electricity Overview

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Easton's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 17.14 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, regrettably, 7.02% higher than the average national rate of 16.02 cents. The largest electricity supplier in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Metropolitan Edison Company. The average monthly residential electric bill for a consumer in the city is $153.34 per month.

Releasing 91,311,213.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per year, Easton ranks 23rd highest out of 1892 cities in Pennsylvania for total emissions from electricity use. This total results in 3,277.5 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person, ranking the city 796th worst in Pennsylvania for pollution per capita from electricity use. The city is home to zero power plants.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Easton

Easton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in October.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.182/kWh$0.115/kWh$202.64/mo.$81.44/mo.
1012th17.14¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Easton
1374th$153.34Average residential monthly electricity bill for Easton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Easton, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.41136.3160,868.819,986,791.79
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.08125.310,654.271,819,255.12
All American Power and GasENERGY25.25171.953,997.371,009,336.84
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.31109.2614,987.281,844,807.95
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.73102.63416,125.2344,638,667

Zips with electric coverage in Easton, Pennsylvania include: 18042, 18045, 18040

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Northampton, PA Electricity Overview

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Northampton's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 19.15 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, regrettably, 19.54% higher than the average national rate of 16.02 cents. There are roughly 53.34 megawatt hours per person produced from the burning of coal in the city. With 2.85% of its electricity generation coming from sustainable fuels, the city ranks 21st in the state out of 1892 cities for total electricity generation from renewable fuel types.

Northampton's electricity use results in CO2 pollution totaling 125,776,343.68 kilograms, which is 16th largest emissions amount in Pennsylvania out of 1892 cities. Perhaps a better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the city, which amounts to 12,178.19 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Northampton is the 4th highest polluting city in the state. The city is home to one electricity generation plant. In Northampton, Coal makes up 96.83% of the fuel utilized for electricity production. When taken together with Tire-derived Fuels (2.78%) and Waste/other Oil (0.32%), the three fuel types make up 99.92% of the production.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Northampton

Northampton residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.230/kWh$0.124/kWh$244.03/mo.$91.02/mo.
1723rd19.15¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Northampton
1888th$155.11Average residential monthly electricity bill for Northampton Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Northampton, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
APG&EENERGY16.41136.3160,868.819,986,791.79
Agway Energy ServicesENERGY17.08125.310,654.271,819,255.12
All American Power and GasENERGY25.25171.953,997.371,009,336.84
Alpha Gas and ElectricENERGY12.31109.2614,987.281,844,807.95
Ambit EnergyENERGY10.73102.63416,125.2344,638,667

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Electricity Production in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Bethlehem Power PlantCalpine (100.00%)
Bethlehem PA Natural Gas 5,923,427.012,575,346,035.37434.77
Lower Mount Bethel EnergyTalen Energy (100.00%)
Northampton County PA Natural Gas 4,379,3321,662,479,368.9379.62
Northampton Generating Company LPAres Management (100.00%)
Northampton PA Coal 568,930639,515,891.11,124.07
TalenEnergy Martins CreekMC Project Company LLC (100.00%)
Northampton County PA Natural Gas 566,419400,013,706.83706.22
Green Knight Energy CenterGreen Knight Economic Development Corpor (100.00%)
Northampton County PA Landfill Gas 35,70039,509,049.761,106.7
Northampton County PA Solar 4,747
Crayola Solar ProjectUGI Corporation (100.00%)
Northampton County PA Solar 2,707

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Northampton County has the 210th largest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity use of all of the counties in the United States, emitting 1,598,089,310.5 kilograms a year. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per resident in the county, which amounts to 5,017.14 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. This measurement ranks Northampton County as the 1344th highest polluting county in the US. Power plants in the county primarily use Natural Gas, which makes up 10,846,055.1 megawatt hours (or 94.47%) of the fuel types used for electricity generation in the county. Coal and Landfill Gas are also highly used fuels in the county, with 550,874.38 (4.80%) and 35,700 (0.31%) megawatt hours produced from each, respectively. Northampton County is home to 7 electricity producing plants, which is the 9th most 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
94.47%
COAL
Coal
4.80%
LANDFILL GAS
Landfill Gas
0.31%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.19%
TIRE-DERIVED FUELS
Tire-derived Fuels
0.14%
OTHER
Other
0.09%

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

There are 62 companies in Northampton County offering electricity. Of those 62, 2 of them offer some type of net metering option for their customers, making solar panels and alternative electric sources more economically feasible. The state of Pennsylvania has above average state level net metering legislation.

Energy Loss

Northampton County has 8 providers who report energy loss. The average energy loss amount for these suppliers is 4.87%. The US average is 2.87%, meaning Northampton County ranks 1700th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Northampton County:

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

FAQ

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

Northampton County, Pennsylvania is home to 62 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

How many power plants are within Northampton County, Pennsylvania?

Northampton County, Pennsylvania has 7 active electricity plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity company is the largest provider in Northampton County, Pennsylvania?

By total megawatt hours sold, Metropolitan Edison Company is the largest electricity provider in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

What electricity companies offer service in Northampton County, Pennsylvania?

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-05-24