York County, Pennsylvania Electric Profile

While the national average residential electric rate sits at 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour, York County’s average price is 7.46% lower than at 12.45 cents per kilowatt hour.

With a national average residential electricity bill of $120.24, York County citizens, on average, pay about 8.73% more than the rest of the country per month for electricity.

The use of natural gas in York County yields a total of 8,626,919.52 megawatts of electricity, propelling this county into its ranking of 57th out of 3220 counties in the country.

York County generates 1,822,671.95 megawatt hours of electricity from the use of coal, making York County 3rd out of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

1,822,671.95 megawatt hours are generated from coal in York County. With 449,058 residents, this is 4.06 megawatt hours per person.

York County is 716th out of 3220 counties in the US for megawatt hours generated using solar power sources.

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

  • Total Consumption

    4,969,730 MWh

  • Consumption per Capita

    11.07 MWh

ENERGY PRODUCTION

  • Total Production

    54,441,810 MWh

  • Production from Renewable Energy

    474,071 MWh

  • Production from Non-Renewable Energy

    53,967,739 MWh

  • Production per Capita

    121.24 MWh

EMISSIONS

  • CO2 Emissions

    534,537,113 kg

  • CO2 Emissions per Capita

    1,190.35 kg

York, PA Electric Overview

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York has an average residential electricity rate of 12.40 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 7.79% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. The Pennsylvania average monthly residential electric bill is $114.19, while the York average is 12.45% more at $128.41 per month. This is the 1384th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Pennsylvania. Metropolitan Edison Company sells 8,069.55 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

York emits 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per resident in the city due to electricity consumption, which makes it the 621st worst polluting city out of 1761 cities in the state. With total emissions of 164,074,911.56 kilograms, the city ranks 12th 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 487,191.93 megawatt hours the citizens here consume annually.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in York

York residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$167.88/mo.$80.99/mo.
298th11.10¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of York
1671st$119.83Average residential monthly electricity bill for York Residents

Electric Companies With Service in York, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Goldsboro PowerBUNDLED9.98124.045,516.01550,732.11
Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.634,353,735531,491,468

Zips with electric coverage in York, Pennsylvania include: 17403, 17404, 17408, 17401

Hanover, PA Electric Overview

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Hanover has an average residential electricity rate of 12.42 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, fortunately, 7.64% lower than the average national electricity only service price of 13.45 cents. The Pennsylvania average monthly residential electric bill is $114.19, while the Hanover average is 16.04% more at $132.51 per month. This is the 1730th lowest average monthly bill amount for a city in Pennsylvania. Metropolitan Edison Company sells 5,571.86 megawatt hours in the city a year, more than all other electricity suppliers.

Hanover is tied for last in the country for total number of power plants in a city, with zero power plants currently operating within the city. Approximately 58,176,486.63 kilograms of CO2 emissions are emitted in the city from electricity consumption each year.. Averaging 3,727.11 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita, the city ranks 621st worst in the state for emissions per capita from electricity use.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Hanover

Hanover residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$167.88/mo.$80.99/mo.
353rd11.56¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Hanover
1733rd$128.84Average residential monthly electricity bill for Hanover Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Hanover, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Adams Electric Cooperative PennsylvaniaBUNDLED12.49146.84439,91054,948,000
Goldsboro PowerBUNDLED9.98124.045,516.01550,732.11
Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.634,353,735531,491,468

Weigelstown CDP, PA Electric Overview

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Weigelstown CDP's residents are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.42 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. With 709 residential customers, Metropolitan Edison Company is the largest electricity provider in the city. Residents in the city have an average monthly residential power bill of $131.51. This is 15.16% more than the state average of $114.19.

The electricity sold in Weigelstown CDP 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 47,751,755.19 kilograms.

Residential Electricity Bills & Rates in Weigelstown CDP

Weigelstown CDP residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in November.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.147/kWh$0.115/kWh$167.88/mo.$80.99/mo.
325th11.46¢Average residential price per kWh in the city of Weigelstown CDP
1706th$126.88Average residential monthly electricity bill for Weigelstown CDP Residents

Electric Companies With Service in Weigelstown CDP, Pennsylvania

ProviderService TypeResidential Rate (¢)Residential Average Bill ($)City Production (MWh)Residential Sales (MWh)Residential Revenues ($)
Adams Electric Cooperative PennsylvaniaBUNDLED12.49146.84439,91054,948,000
Goldsboro PowerBUNDLED9.98124.045,516.01550,732.11
Metropolitan Edison CompanyBUNDLED12.21115.634,353,735531,491,468

Energy Production in York County, Pennsylvania

Power Plants in York County, Pennsylvania

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions per MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
York County PA Nuclear 21,684,133
York Energy CenterCalpine (100.00%)
York County PA Natural Gas 7,874,9233,022,708,155.59383.84
York County PA Coal 2,398,1972,247,973,990.21937.36Yes
Pixelle Specialty Solutions LLC - Spring Grove FacilityPixelle Specialty Solutions LLC - (PA) (100.00%)
Spring Grove PA Black Liquour 424,080.01199,868,644.13471.3
York County Resource RecoveryYork County Solid W & R Auth (100.00%)
York County PA Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste 261,725381,899,394.561,459.16
York HavenYork Haven Power Company LLC (100.00%)
York Haven PA Conventional Hydroelectric 108,915
GSK York RDC Solar FacilityGlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare L P (100.00%)
York County PA Solar 2,483
TolnaTolna Power, LLC (100.00%)
York County PA Distillate Fuel Oil 2,1902,649,282.161,209.72
York Generation Company LLCYork Generation Company LLC (100.00%)
York County PA Natural Gas 1,031584,933.44567.359/2021

York County, Pennsylvania Details

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In York County, Nuclear is 79.66% of the fuel sources used for electricity generation. Adding Nuclear totals to Natural Gas (15.85%) and Coal (3.35%), these three fuel types account for 53,817,857.47 megawatt hours (or 98.85%) county's electricity generation. Emissions in the county average 1,190.35 kilograms of CO2 emissions per capita from electricity use, making them the 62nd worst polluting county out of 67 counties in the state based on emissions per capita. This comes to a total pollution amount from electricity use of 534,537,113.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions. York County is home to 9 electricity generation plants, which is the 251st most plants within a county and the 1732nd highest number of plants per resident out of the United States' 3220 counties.

NUCLEAR
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
Nuclear
79.66%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
15.85%
COAL
Coal
3.35%
BLACK LIQUOUR
Black Liquour
0.40%
NON-BIOGENIC MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
Non-biogenic Municipal Solid Waste
0.26%
OTHER
Other
0.48%

York County, Pennsylvania Net Metering

There are 5 companies in York County providing electricity. Of those 5, 80.00% 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 commendable state level net metering regulations.

Energy Loss

There are 3 companies in York County that report energy loss, including PECO Energy Company, Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania, and PPL Electric Utilities. Combined, these 3 providers average an annual energy loss of 4.83% of electricity produced. The US average is 2.76%, meaning York County ranks 1924th best in the nation for energy loss efficiency.

Providers In Each City in York County:

  • Cross Roads, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Dallastown, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Delta, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • PECO Energy Company: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Dillsburg, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
  • Dover, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
  • East Prospect, Pennsylvania:
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 23.70%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 5.47%
    • Ambit Energy: 23.70%
    • Goldsboro Power: 23.57%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 23.57%
  • Felton, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
  • Franklintown, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
  • Glen Rock, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
  • Goldsboro, Pennsylvania:
    • Royalton, Pennsylvania Electric Utility: 0.70%
    • Middletown Electric: 0.70%
    • Goldsboro Power: 24.12%
    • Ambit Energy: 24.82%
    • Sunwave Energy: 24.82%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 24.82%
  • Hallam, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Hanover, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.01%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.01%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.01%
    • Goldsboro Power: 19.98%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.01%
  • Jacobus, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
  • Lewisberry, Pennsylvania:
    • Lewisberry, Pennsylvania Electricity Utility: 16.66%
    • Sunwave Energy: 16.67%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 16.67%
    • Ambit Energy: 16.67%
    • Goldsboro Power: 16.67%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 16.67%
  • Loganville, Pennsylvania:
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Manchester, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
  • Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • New Freedom, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
  • North York, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
  • Railroad, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
  • Red Lion, Pennsylvania:
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
  • Spring Grove, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
  • Stewartstown, Pennsylvania:
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Wellsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
  • West York, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Windsor, Pennsylvania:
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
  • Winterstown, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
  • Wrightsville, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.01%
    • Goldsboro Power: 24.98%
    • PPL Electric Utilities: 25.01%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.01%
  • Yoe, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 20.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 20.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 20.00%
    • Adams Electric Cooperative Pennsylvania: 20.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 20.00%
  • York, Pennsylvania:
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
  • York Haven, Pennsylvania:
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Ephrata Borough Electric: 0.73%
    • Goldsboro Power: 24.27%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
  • Yorkana, Pennsylvania:
    • Goldsboro Power: 25.00%
    • Sunwave Energy: 25.00%
    • Ambit Energy: 25.00%
    • Metropolitan Edison Company: 25.00%

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

FAQ

What electricity company is the largest supplier in York County, Pennsylvania?

The largest electricity provider in York County, Pennsylvania by total revenue is Metropolitan Edison Company.

How many power plants are in York County, Pennsylvania?

There are 9 active electricity plants in York County, Pennsylvania

Which electricity companies offer service in York County, Pennsylvania?

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

There are 5 electricity providers operating in York County, Pennsylvania.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-11-29