Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

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The national average residential price per kilowatt hour sits at 13.45 cents, while residents of Schuylkill County pay an average rate of 6.15% above the national average at 14.28 cents per kilowatt hour.

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There was a 2.77% drop in CO2 emissions per capita in the preceding 12 months in Schuylkill County.

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Schuylkill County consumes 84.54% of the generation put out by their generation facilities.

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Schuylkill County is the 25 largest producer of megawatt hours per capita out of 67 counties in the state, with a population of 141,359 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,850,426.

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There was a 3.10% rise in power generated by wind in Schuylkill County over the past year from 261,860 megawatt hours to 269,965 megawatt hours.

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Schuylkill County has accomplished a reduction of 10.90% in the use of non-renewable fuel sources for electricity generation during the past year.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    1,564,422 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,850,426 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    321,959 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    1,528,467 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.09 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    1,873,740,558 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    13,255.19 kg

Pottsville, PA Electric Overview

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The average residential electricity rate for citizens of Pottsville is roughly 14.28 cents per kilowatt hour. Sadly for the inhabitants, this rate is above both the Pennsylvania and the United States average rates of 13.38 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest vendor in the city based on residential customer count.

Pottsville’s electricity consumption results in CO2 pollution totaling 50,867,620.58 kilograms, which is 54th highest in Pennsylvania out of 1761 cities. Averaging 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 40th highest in Pennsylvania for emissions per capita from electricity consumption. The city is home to no power generation plants.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Pottsville

Pottsville residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.124/kWh$174.89/mo.$91.02/mo.
1342nd14.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Pottsville
905th$103.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Pottsville Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

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PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379
Schuylkill Haven Borough UtilitiesBUNDLED13.2698.34No DataIcon representing missing value.23,779.423,153,329.89
St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.8693.81No DataIcon representing missing value.11,164.451,993,627.66

Tamaqua, PA Electric Overview

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On average, Tamaqua's residential electricity price is 14.28 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 6.74% above Pennsylvania's average rate of 13.38 cents and 6.15% more than the US average of 13.45 cents. PPL Electric Utilities is the largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold.

Electricity use in Tamaqua results in the release of 25,087,188.9 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which is the 170th highest in the state out of 1761 cities. This total also results in a ranking of 621st worst in the state for emissions per person. The city is home to no power generation plants, which is, quite clearly, the least in the country for total power plants in a city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Tamaqua

Tamaqua residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.124/kWh$174.89/mo.$91.02/mo.
1340th14.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Tamaqua
927th$103.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Tamaqua Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

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PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379
Schuylkill Haven Borough UtilitiesBUNDLED13.2698.34No DataIcon representing missing value.23,779.423,153,329.89
St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.8693.81No DataIcon representing missing value.11,164.451,993,627.66

Schuylkill Haven, PA Electric Overview

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Schuylkill Haven's citizens are charged an average residential electricity rate of 14.28 cents per kilowatt hour. Unfortunately for the citizens, this price is more than both the state and nationwide average rates of 13.38 and 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. PPL Electric Utilities has 131 residential customers, more than any other electricity supplier who operates in the city.

On average, Schuylkill Haven residents emit 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions from the consumption of electricity, which makes it the 40th highest polluting city out of 1761 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. With total emissions of 19,298,984.42 kilograms, the city ranks 252nd worst in Pennsylvania for total pollution from electricity consumption. There are no electricity generation plants in The city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Schuylkill Haven

Schuylkill Haven residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in June.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.154/kWh$0.124/kWh$174.89/mo.$91.02/mo.
1342nd14.76¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Schuylkill Haven
878th$103.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Schuylkill Haven Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania

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PPL Electric UtilitiesBUNDLED13.18119.63No DataIcon representing missing value.8,745,8361,152,326,379
Schuylkill Haven Borough UtilitiesBUNDLED13.2698.34No DataIcon representing missing value.23,779.423,153,329.89
St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric UtilityBUNDLED17.8693.81No DataIcon representing missing value.11,164.451,993,627.66

Energy Production in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania

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St Nicholas Cogen ProjectSchuylkill Energy Resource Inc (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Coal 652,625947,267,770.861,451.47YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
John B Rich Memorial Power StationGilberton Power Co (100.00%)
Frackville PA Coal 634,279842,638,223.131,328.5YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Locust Ridge II LLCAvangrid (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Wind 201,838No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Westwood Generation LLCWestwood Generation LLC (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Coal 190,809291,797,618.111,529.27YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Locust RidgeAvangrid (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Wind 68,127No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Schuylkill County PA Landfill Gas 50,81649,419,949.42972.53No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Wheelabrator Frackville EnergyWheelabrator Environmental Systems (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Coal 50,67185,014,332.461,677.77Yes2/2020
Masser Farms Realty SolarMasser Farms Realty Ltd (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Solar 1,136No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Pine GroveIndustrial Power Generating Company LLC (100.00%)
Pine Grove PA Distillate Fuel Oil 8997,705.911,097.82No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
TalenEnergy Martins Creek LLC FishbachTalen Energy (100.00%)
Schuylkill County PA Distillate Fuel Oil 3658,525.571,625.71No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Schuylkill County has the 176th highest amount of total CO2 pollution from electricity consumption of all of the counties in the nation, emitting 1,873,740,558.16 kilograms each year. Additionally, the county ranks 1st highest in the state for pollution per resident, which could be argued to be the more important metric. There are 10 power generation plants in the county, which is the 4th highest number of power plants in a county in the state and translates to the 6th highest rate of plants per citizen in the state. Schuylkill County has approximately 82.08% of its electricity produced by Coal. Wind and Landfill Gas account for 14.59% and 2.75% of electricity production, respectively.

COAL
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Coal
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82.08%
WIND Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Wind
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14.59%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
2.75%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.52%
SOLAR Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Solar
0.06%

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Schuylkill County offer net metering to their customers. Pennsylvania has commendable regulations in place for consumers who are interested in taking advantage of net metering with solar panels.

Energy Loss

Schuylkill County electricity providers who report energy loss average roughly 3.00% of their energy lost per year. With a state average energy loss of 3.72%, Schuylkill County is the 2nd best county in the state for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Schuylkill County:

  • Ashland, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.07%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 19.90%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 19.90%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.07%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.07%
  • Auburn, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
  • Coaldale (Schuylkill County), Pennsylvania:
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Cressona, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
  • Deer Lake, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Frackville, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Gilberton, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Girardville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Gordon, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Landingville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania:
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • McAdoo, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
  • Middleport, Pennsylvania:
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Minersville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
  • Mount Carbon, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • New Ringgold, Pennsylvania:
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Palo Alto, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
  • Pine Grove, Pennsylvania:
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Port Carbon, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
  • Port Clinton, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.07%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 19.96%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 19.96%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 19.96%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.07%
  • Pottsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Ringtown, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania:
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Shenandoah, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
  • St. Clair, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Tamaqua, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.01%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.01%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 19.99%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 19.99%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.01%
  • Tower City, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
  • Tremont, Pennsylvania:
    • Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 20.00%
    • St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%

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

FAQ

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

The largest electricity provider in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania by megawatt hours sold is PPL Electric Utilities.

How many power plants are within Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania?

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania has 10 electricity plants generating electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

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

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania has 3 electricity suppliers operating in the area.

Which electricity companies offer service in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania?

County Customers RankArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.ProviderArrow UpArrow pointing upwards.County CustomersArrow DownBlue arrow pointing down.
1PPL Electric Utilities72,890
2Schuylkill Haven Borough Utilities3,011
3St Clair, Pennsylvania Electric Utility1,839

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16