Hagerstown Light Department

Hagerstown Light Department is a municipally owned organization providing electricity in 10 cities in the state of Maryland including Hagerstown, Halfway CDP, Robinwood CDP, Fountainhead-Orchard Hills CDP, and St. James CDP. There are 14,911 residential customer accounts, 2,557 commercial customers and 49 industrial customer accounts served by the provider. Customers of Hagerstown Light Department pay an average residential electricity rate of 7.88 cents per kilowatt hour , which is less than both the state and US average prices of 12.69 and 13.33 cents per kilowatt hour, respectively. They sold 314,344 megawatt hours by way of retail sales in 2019. Of the megawatt hours they sourced, 324,328 megawatt hours were procured via the wholesale electricity market. Through electricity sales to end users , Hagerstown Light Department made $24,438,800 in 2019.

About Hagerstown Light Department

Patrons of the provider have an average monthly residential power bill of $70.43. This is 41.36% below the nationwide average bill of $120.11. With total emissions of 136,868,387.23 kilograms a year, Hagerstown Light Department has the 1099th highest emissions total out of 3511 electricity providers in the nation. Electricity generation is not handled in house at the company, as they purchase power at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their customers.

Hagerstown Light Department Net Metering

Thankfully, Hagerstown Light Department offers net metering choices to consumers. Installation of solar panels and other electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for residents. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra electricity back to the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Loss of electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation business. Providers are required to report these losses. Hagerstown Light Department recently reported an annual loss of around 3.00% of the electricity that they transmit. Hagerstown Light Department's energy loss levels place them at of 6th worst out of the 153 providers that operate in Maryland and report energy loss and 2092nd worst out of 3511 in the nation.

Hagerstown Light Department Rate & Electric Bills

Hagerstown Light Department residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.079/kWh$0.076/kWh$73.29/mo.$63.96/mo.
184th7.88¢Hagerstown Light Department's Average residential price per kWh
323rd$70.43Average monthly electric bill for Hagerstown Light Department's residential customers

Hagerstown Light Department Overview

  • Company Type:Municipal
  • Headquarters:425 East Baltimore Street
    Hagerstown , Maryland 21740
    United States of America

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Quick Facts About Hagerstown Light Department

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Hagerstown Light Department achieved a 5,600,753.1 kilogram reduction in CO2 emissions from the megawatt hours they sold.

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Energy Loss

Hagerstown Light Department's energy loss due to business operations.

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2092 National Rank

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Hagerstown Light Department State Coverage

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Hagerstown Light Department County Coverage

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Washington County151,04939.21$89.68/mo

Cities Hagerstown Light Department Has Coverage

  • Boonsboro, MD
  • Clear Spring, MD
  • Funkstown, MD
  • Hagerstown, MD
  • Hancock, MD
  • Harpers Ferry, WV
  • Keedysville, MD
  • Sharpsburg, MD
  • Smithsburg, MD
  • Williamsport, MD

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

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Hagerstown Light Department FAQ:

What is the average electricity rate for Hagerstown Light Department customers?

Hagerstown Light Departments current average electricity rate is 7.88 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state rate of 12.69 cents and the average United States rate of 13.33 cents.

What is the average bill for Hagerstown Light Department customers each month?

Consumers of Hagerstown Light Department pay, on average, a monthly bill of $70.43.

What is the phone number for Hagerstown Light Department?

Hagerstown Light Department's customer service phone number is (301) 790-2600

What cities does Hagerstown Light Department provider electricity in?

Hagerstown Light Department supplies to 10 cities throughout the country including, Maryland.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25