Somerset County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

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Somerset County is the 811th highest generator of megawatt hours per capita out of 3220 counties in the country, with a population of 73,447 and recent annual megawatt hour production of 1,001,559.

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Somerset County released 9,428,618.92 kilograms of CO2 gases from electricity consumption, which makes it the 65th worst polluting county in the state.

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The largest electricity provider in Somerset County by megawatt hours sold is Pennsylvania Electric Company.

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Somerset County consumes only 81.16% of the electricity produced in the county, meaning they can store or export the surplus 18.84%.

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Somerset County has a population of 73,447 residents.

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There was a 40.69% increase in CO2 emissions per capita over the course of the preceding 12 months in Somerset County.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    812,839 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    1,001,559 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    1,009,389 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    -7,830 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    13.64 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    9,428,619 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    128.37 kg

Somerset, PA Electric Overview

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On average, Somerset's inhabitants pay a residential electricity rate of 14.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.95% above the average state rate of 13.38 cents. The state average monthly residential electricity bill is $114.19, while the Somerset average is 11.62% lower at $100.92 per month. This is the 30th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in the state. Pennsylvania Electric Company has 66 total residential customers, more than any other vendor who operates in the city.

Since there is no electricity generation occurring within the city limits, Somerset must rely on neighboring cities or rural areas to bring in the megawatt hours they consume each year. For every citizen in the city there are 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions. This ranks the city 1555th worst in Pennsylvania out of 1761 cities for emissions per capita. This results in a total pollution amount of 22,146,497.76 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Somerset

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.134/kWh$142.05/mo.$79.02/mo.
944th13.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Somerset
8th$84.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Somerset Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Somerset, Pennsylvania

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Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.5180.65No DataIcon representing missing value.9,646.131,014,261.31
Hooversville Boro ElectricBUNDLED16.7756.77No DataIcon representing missing value.2,620.56439,411.9
Pennsylvania Electric CompanyBUNDLED14.15101.48No DataIcon representing missing value.3,337,925472,334,314
Somerset Rural ElectricBUNDLED11.6699.23No DataIcon representing missing value.126,41014,735,000

Windber, PA Electric Overview

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Citizens living in Windber are paying an average residential electricity price of 14.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.95% more than the average Pennsylvania rate of 13.38 cents, a potentially frustrating state of affairs for consumers living in the city. The state average monthly residential electric bill is $114.19, while the Windber average is 11.62% less at $100.93 per month. This ranks the city 53rd in the state for average monthly bill total. The largest electricity provider in the city based on megawatt hours sold is Pennsylvania Electric Company.

Windber is the 348th worst ranked city in Pennsylvania out of 1761 when it comes to total pollution from electricity consumption, with the city releasing 14,502,191.65 kilograms of CO2 emissions a year. More importantly, the city averages 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per citizen, which is a better measurement of the city’s pollution levels. The city has no electricity generation plants within its borders.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Windber

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.134/kWh$142.05/mo.$79.02/mo.
943rd13.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Windber
28th$84.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Windber Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Windber, Pennsylvania

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Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.5180.65No DataIcon representing missing value.9,646.131,014,261.31
Hooversville Boro ElectricBUNDLED16.7756.77No DataIcon representing missing value.2,620.56439,411.9
Pennsylvania Electric CompanyBUNDLED14.15101.48No DataIcon representing missing value.3,337,925472,334,314
Somerset Rural ElectricBUNDLED11.6699.23No DataIcon representing missing value.126,41014,735,000

Meyersdale, PA Electric Overview

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On average, Meyersdale's residents pay a residential electricity rate of 14.17 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 5.36% higher than the average national price of 13.45 cents. The nationwide average monthly residential power bill is $120.24, while the Meyersdale average is 16.06% below at $100.92 per month. Selling 194.3 megawatt hours, Pennsylvania Electric Company is the largest provider in the city.

Releasing 7,614,489.22 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Meyersdale is the 626th worst out of 1761 cities in the state for total emissions from electricity use. More telling of the city’s pollution reality, is the per resident CO2 emission amount. Currently that amount stands at 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions, which results in them being the 621st highest polluting city in Pennsylvania for CO2 pollution per capita. In the city, there are not power producing plants so the residents have to rely on power produced outside of the city.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Meyersdale

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

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.162/kWh$0.134/kWh$142.05/mo.$79.02/mo.
944th13.27¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Meyersdale
8th$84.53Average residential monthly electricity bill for Meyersdale Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania

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Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric UtilityBUNDLED10.5180.65No DataIcon representing missing value.9,646.131,014,261.31
Hooversville Boro ElectricBUNDLED16.7756.77No DataIcon representing missing value.2,620.56439,411.9
Pennsylvania Electric CompanyBUNDLED14.15101.48No DataIcon representing missing value.3,337,925472,334,314
Somerset Rural ElectricBUNDLED11.6699.23No DataIcon representing missing value.126,41014,735,000

Energy Production in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Somerset County, Pennsylvania

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Twin Ridges Wind FarmBlackRock Inc. (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 416,692No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Stony Creek Wind Farm LLCRWE Renewables Americas (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 148,370No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Lookout Windpower LLCClearway Energy (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 107,711No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Ringer Hill Wind Farm, LLCRinger Hill Wind LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 103,924No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Casselman Wind Power ProjectAvangrid (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 94,503No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Forward Windpower LLCClearway Energy (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 60,465No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Meyersdale Windpower, LLCGlidePath Power Operations LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 54,088No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Glades Pike Generation PlantState Correctnl Inst Laurel Highlands (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Landfill Gas 14,81711,617,702.19784.08No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Somerset Windpower LLCGlidePath Power Operations LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Wind 8,819No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Green Mountain Storage, LLCGreen Mountain Storage, LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -2,895No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Meyersdale BatteryGlidePath Power Operations LLC (100.00%)
Somerset County PA Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source -4,935No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

As the 65th highest ranked county out of 67 counties in the state, Somerset County emits 9,428,618.92 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity consumption. A better measurement of pollution is the CO2 levels per citizen in the county, which amounts to 128.37 kilograms of CO2 emissions per person per year. Using this calculation Somerset County is the 2856th highest polluting county in the United States. There are 11 electricity generation plants in the county, which is the 2nd highest number of plants in a county in Pennsylvania and translates to the 1st highest rate of power plants per person in the state.

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99.30%
LANDFILL GAS Renewable, RefreshableIcon representing renewability.
Landfill Gas
1.48%
BATTERIES OR OTHER USE OF ELECTRICITY AS AN ENERGY SOURCE
Batteries or other use of electricity as an energy source
-0.78%

Somerset County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

Roughly 100.00% of the electricity suppliers in Somerset 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

Somerset County has 3 providers who report energy loss from their power grid. The average energy loss for these suppliers is 3.60%. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This earned Somerset County a rank of 25th best in Pennsylvania out of 67 counties.

Providers In Each City in Somerset County:

  • Addison, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Benson, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Berlin, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Boswell, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Callimont, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Casselman, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Central City, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Confluence, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.66%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.66%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.66%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Garrett, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Hooversville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Indian Lake, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Jennerstown, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Meyersdale, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • New Baltimore, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • New Centerville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Paint, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.71%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.71%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.71%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.58%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.58%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.71%
  • Rockwood, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Salisbury, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Shanksville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Somerset, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Stoystown, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Ursina, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.67%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
  • Wellersburg, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 19.98%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 20.00%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Windber, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Somerset Rural Electric: 16.67%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 16.67%
    • Hooversville Boro Electric: 16.66%
    • Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 16.66%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%

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

FAQ

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

Somerset County, Pennsylvania has 11 power plants producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Which electricity companies offer service in Somerset County, Pennsylvania?

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1Pennsylvania Electric Company24,823
2Somerset Rural Electric11,277
3West Penn Power2,384
4Berlin, Pennsylvania Electric Utility1,151
5Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative809
6Hooversville Boro Electric695

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

There are 6 electricity companies operating in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

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

By total megawatt hours sold, Pennsylvania Electric Company is the largest electricity provider in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16