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Somerset County, Pennsylvania Electricity Overview

Somerset County generates 4.11% of their electricity from non-renewable fuel sources. This equates to -0.07 megawatt hours per resident and places Somerset County as the 33rd highest county in Pennsylvania out of 67 counties for non-renewable production per capita per year.

The average residential price per kilowatt hour in Somerset County is 22.88 cents. This rate is approximately 42.34% more than the national average of 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour.

Somerset County is 550th in the US out of 3230 counties for renewable electricity production per capita, at 1.88 megawatt hours per person per year.

Citizens of Somerset County consume enough electricity to release 2,740.36 kilograms of CO2 gases per person, compared to the statewide average of 3,282.11.

Somerset County produces 136,892 megawatts from wind energy. That is sufficient to rank them 292nd out of 3230 counties in the nation for electricity generation from wind energy .

Somerset County is the 37th most populated county in Pennsylvania, with 72,710 residents calling the county home.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    796,603 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    10.96 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    131,489 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    136,892 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -5,403 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    1.81 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    199,251,483 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    2,740.36 kg

Recent Electricity Rates and Production Changes in Somerset

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Somerset Electricity Pricing Data

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Rate for March, 2024

15.73¢ per kWh

  • 3.41% higher than last month
  • 2.41% lower than March last year
  • 10.6% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 5.9% lower than the US average
  • 440th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 179 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 174 since March last year
  • 18,392nd in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 758 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 2,943 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Rate

16¢ per kWh

  • 0.2% lower than last month
  • 5.09% higher than March last year
  • 10.37% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 0.47% lower than the US average
  • 626th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 177 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 8 since March last year
  • 19,934th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 603 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 1,085 since March last year

Average Residential Bundled Electricity Bill for March, 2024

$115.11 per month

  • 4.2% lower than last month
  • 11.45% lower than March last year
  • 16.71% lower than the Pennsylvania average
  • 4.52% lower than the US average
  • 175th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 177 since last month
  • The state rank has increased by 186 since March last year
  • 15,221st in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has dropped by 4,149 since last month
  • The national rank has increased by 3,312 since March last year

12 Month Rolling Average Residential Bundled Bill

$119.21 per month

  • 1.03% lower than last month
  • 0.3% higher than March last year
  • 2.34% higher than the Pennsylvania average
  • 12.26% lower than the US average
  • 667th in the state out of 1,892 cities
  • The state rank has increased by 1 since last month
  • The state rank has dropped by 412 since March last year
  • 9,849th in the US out of 31,816 cities
  • The national rank has increased by 373 since last month
  • The national rank has dropped by 336 since March last year

Somerset, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Somerset home are charged a residential electricity rate of 16.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.37% lower than the average Pennsylvania rate of 17.85 cents. With an estimated 74 total residential customers, Pennsylvania Electric Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $119.21 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.93. Consumers in the city pay a 16.33% reduction compared to the rest of the United States.

There are no power facilities within Somerset, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 1021st worst polluting city out of 1892 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 3,282.11 kilograms per person and 6,059 residents in the city, the city emits 19,886,311.64 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Somerset

Somerset residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.123/kWh$151.12/mo.$78.48/mo.
626th16.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Somerset
667th$119.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Somerset Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Somerset, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
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
American Power & GasENERGY17.16154.51185,469.7431,829,559.15

Windber, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Windber home are charged a residential electricity rate of 16.07 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 9.95% lower than the average Pennsylvania rate of 17.85 cents. With an estimated 54 total residential customers, Pennsylvania Electric Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $119.48 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.93. Consumers in the city pay a 16.13% reduction compared to the rest of the United States.

There are no power facilities within Windber, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 108th worst polluting city out of 1892 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 3,282.11 kilograms per person and 3,936 residents in the city, the city emits 12,918,389.61 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Windber

Windber residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.168/kWh$0.123/kWh$151.49/mo.$78.50/mo.
805th16.07¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Windber
669th$119.48Average residential monthly electricity bill for Windber Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Windber, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
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
American Power & GasENERGY17.16154.51185,469.7431,829,559.15

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Meyersdale, PA Electricity Overview

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On average, residents who call Meyersdale home are charged a residential electricity rate of 16.00 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 10.37% lower than the average Pennsylvania rate of 17.85 cents. With an estimated 22 total residential customers, Pennsylvania Electric Company is the largest electricity supplier in the city. The average residential electricity bill for a consumer in the city is $119.21 per month, while the nationwide average is $137.93. Consumers in the city pay a 16.33% reduction compared to the rest of the United States.

There are no power facilities within Meyersdale, so residents must rely on power imported from outside of the city. The city emits 3,282.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city from electricity consumption, which makes it the 108th worst polluting city out of 1892 cities in the state based on emissions per capita. At 3,282.11 kilograms per person and 2,289 residents in the city, the city emits 7,512,752.49 kilograms of CO2 emissions.

Average Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meyersdale

Meyersdale residential electric rates are highest in October and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.167/kWh$0.123/kWh$151.12/mo.$78.48/mo.
626th16.00¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meyersdale
667th$119.21Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meyersdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
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
American Power & GasENERGY17.16154.51185,469.7431,829,559.15

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Electricity Production in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Ringer Hill Wind Farm, LLCRinger Hill Wind LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 98,794
Meyersdale Windpower, LLCSequitur Renewables, LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 33,114
Somerset Windpower LLCSequitur Renewables, LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 4,984
Meyersdale BatteryGlidePath Power Operations LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -5,403

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Electricity consumption in Somerset County results in the release of 199,251,483.32 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year, which is 1206th largest amount in the country out of 3230 counties and 39th highest in the state out of 67 counties. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per person in the county, which amounts to 2,740.36 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this measurement Somerset County is the 61st highest polluting county in the state. The main fuel type consumed in Somerset County is Wind, making up 104.11% of the fuel used in the county for electricity generation. Somerset County has 4 power generation plants, which is 110th most in the US.

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BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
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-4.11%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Somerset County has 4 out of 62 electricity providers reporting that they offer net metering to residents with personal solar panels. Residents of Pennsylvania have above average net metering laws and regulations that encourage the installation of personal solar.

Energy Loss

There are 8 electricity providers in Somerset County that report energy loss. Together, these 8 providers average a yearly energy loss of 5.13% of electricity generated. The countrywide average is 2.87%, resulting in Somerset County receiving a rank of 1936th best in the US for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in Somerset County:

  • Addison, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Benson, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Berlin, Pennsylvania:
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 32.82%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 33.59%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 33.59%
  • Boswell, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Callimont, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Casselman, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Central City, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Confluence, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.02%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 49.98%
  • Garrett, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Hooversville, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 33.76%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 33.76%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 32.48%
  • Indian Lake, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Jennerstown, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Meyersdale, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • New Baltimore, Pennsylvania:
    • Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative: 33.33%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 33.33%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 33.33%
  • New Centerville, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Paint, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 57.46%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 42.54%
  • Rockwood, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Salisbury, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Shanksville, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Somerset, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Stoystown, Pennsylvania:
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
  • Ursina, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Wellersburg, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 50.00%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 50.00%
  • Windber, Pennsylvania:
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 51.53%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 48.47%

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

FAQ

How many power plants are located within Somerset County, Pennsylvania?

Somerset County, Pennsylvania is home to 4 electricity plants producing electricity for the county and other surrounding areas.

What electricity companies offer service in Somerset County, Pennsylvania?

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

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

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

The largest electricity supplier in Somerset County, Pennsylvania by megawatt hours sold is Constellation Energy.

Nick Reese
Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2024-06-14