Washington County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

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When calculating by total customers, West Penn Power is the largest provider in Washington County.

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Washington County ranks as the 17th highest pollution level due to electricity consumption out of 67 counties in the state, emitting 782,583,375.15 kilograms of CO2 gases.

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With total production of 39,655 megawatt hours, Washington County is ranked 44th highest generator of electricity in Pennsylvania out of 67 counties for total production.

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The usage of renewable fuels for electricity generation in Washington County grew by 2.32% last year.

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Washington County ranks 18th out of 67 counties in the state for total consumption, with its population using 2,289,377.12 megawatt hours.

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Washington County produces 0.19 megawatt hours per capita a year, making it the 1760th highest county out of 3220 counties for production per capita in the United States.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    2,289,377 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    39,655 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    39,655 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    0.19 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    782,583,375 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    3,783.06 kg

Washington, PA Electric Overview

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Washington's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 11.86 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. West Penn Power is the largest electricity supplier in the city based on total residential customers.

The electricity sold in Washington 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 50,435,275.62 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Washington

Washington residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.100/kWh$147.62/mo.$72.61/mo.
14th10.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Washington
224th$96.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Washington Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Washington, Pennsylvania

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West Penn PowerBUNDLED10.1796.93No DataIcon representing missing value.5,671,501576,846,972

Canonsburg, PA Electric Overview

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Canonsburg's citizens purchase electricity for, on average, 11.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.32% below the average Pennsylvania rate of 13.38 cents. With 128 residential customers, West Penn Power is the largest provider in the city.

Canonsburg emits 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 1555th worst polluting city out of 1761 cities in the state. With total emissions of 32,962,575.94 kilograms, the city ranks 116th 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 97,876.64 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Canonsburg

Canonsburg residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.100/kWh$147.62/mo.$72.61/mo.
14th10.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Canonsburg
224th$96.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for Canonsburg Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

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West Penn PowerBUNDLED10.1796.93No DataIcon representing missing value.5,671,501576,846,972

California, PA Electric Overview

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California has an average residential electricity price of 11.86 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 11.32% less than the average Pennsylvania price of 13.38 cents and 11.82% lower than the national average of 13.45 cents. With 622 residential customers, West Penn Power is the largest provider in the city.

California 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 23,655,978 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted from the city each year.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in California

California residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.119/kWh$0.100/kWh$147.62/mo.$72.61/mo.
14th10.17¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of California
224th$96.93Average residential monthly electricity bill for California Residents

Electric Companies With Service in California, Pennsylvania

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West Penn PowerBUNDLED10.1796.93No DataIcon representing missing value.5,671,501576,846,972

Zips with electric coverage in California, Pennsylvania include: 15417, 15419, 15423, 15427

Energy Production in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in Washington County, Pennsylvania

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Washington County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

About 782,583,375.15 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in Washington County from electricity use. Averaging 3,783.06 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident, the county ranks 2114th highest for emissions per capita from electricity use. Landfill Gas is the primary fuel source in Washington County, with 100.00% of electricity production coming from the fuel source. There is one power producing plant in Washington County, which is the 1432nd most plants in a county in the country and translates to the 2036th highest amount of power plants per capita.

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Washington County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

West Penn Power is the only provider we have covering Washington County. Fortunately for consumers they do offer net metering options, making personal solar power installs more viable. Oftentimes net metering regulations are enforced at the state level, and Pennsylvania has pretty good laws and regulations for consumers interested in installing solar.

Energy Loss

Energy loss in Washington County averages out to about 3.48% of the total electricity transmitted by the one company that reports energy loss. The nationwide average is 2.76%, meaning Washington County ranks 696th best in the country for energy loss efficiency.

Power Companies in Washington County, Pennsylvania

Providers In Each City in Washington County:

  • Allenport, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Beallsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Bentleyville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Burgettstown, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • California, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Canonsburg, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Charleroi, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Claysville, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Coal Center, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Cokeburg, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Daisytown, Pennsylvania:
    • Summerhill, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Pennsylvania Electric Company: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • East Conemaugh, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 20.00%
  • Deemston, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Donora, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Dunlevy, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • East Washington, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Elco, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Ellsworth, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Finleyville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Green Hills, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Houston, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Long Branch, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Marianna, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • McDonald, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 26.68%
    • Pitcairn, Pennsylvania Electricity Utility: 9.99%
    • Ambit Energy: 26.68%
    • West Penn Power: 26.68%
    • Tarentum Borough Electric: 9.99%
  • Midway, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Monongahela, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.11%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.11%
    • Pitcairn, Pennsylvania Electricity Utility: 0.34%
    • Tarentum Borough Electric: 0.34%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.11%
  • New Eagle, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • North Charleroi, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • Roscoe, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • Speers, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Stockdale, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Twilight, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
  • Washington, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
  • West Brownsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave Energy: 33.33%
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
  • West Middletown, Pennsylvania:
    • West Penn Power: 33.33%
    • Ambit Energy: 33.33%
    • Sunwave 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 Washington County, Pennsylvania?

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1West Penn Power47,727

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

The largest electricity provider in Washington County, Pennsylvania by total customer count is West Penn Power.

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

Washington County, Pennsylvania has one active electricity plant producing electricity for the county and surrounding areas.

Last Reviewed By: Ginalyn Gelera
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-16