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Penn Power Rate & Electric Bills

Penn Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.144/kWh$0.120/kWh$175.96/mo.$60.74/mo.
2106th13.48¢Penn Power's Average residential price per kWh
2107th$128.1Average monthly electricity bill for Penn Power's residential customers

About Penn Power

Penn Power serves electricity to 6 counties in the state such as the counties of Allegheny County, Butler County, Beaver County, Mercer County, and Lawrence County. The company is an investor owned entity. Recently filed reports by the company showed a customer base of 131,590 accounts, 75 of which are industrial customers, 11,911 are commercial customers and 119,604 are residential properties. On average, Penn Power's residential electricity rate is 13.48 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the Pennsylvania average price of 13.28 cents per kilowatt hour, it is lower than the United States average of 13.67 cents. They participated in both the retail sales and wholesale sales in 2020, with sales to end users adding up to 1,604,844 megawatt hours and wholesale sales totaling 5,363 megawatt hours. During the same timeframe, Penn Power purchased 1,625,592 megawatt hours via the wholesale electricity market. The total revenue for Penn Power for 2020 from electricity sales was $244,781,100, with 0.05% coming from sales to the wholesale market and 80.47% from retail sales to end users.

The nationwide average monthly residential electricity bill is $120.98, while the Penn Power average is 5.89% higher at $128.1 per month. Penn Power ranks 2107th in the US for average monthly bill total. The provider currently does not generate their own electricity. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices from other suppliers and then resell it to end users.

Penn Power Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Penn Power and individuals who get their electricity from the company. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often prohibitively priced for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell extra wattage back to their electricity supplier, making the installation of these alternative sources more financially friendly.

Energy Loss

Penn Power reported an annual loss of about 0.83% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of energy due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of operating in the electricity generation industry and providers are required to report these losses. This percentage of electricity lost earns them a rank of 2nd best out of 116 providers reporting energy loss in the state.

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Penn Power Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:First Energy
  • Headquarters:1 East Washington Street
    New Castle, Pennsylvania 16101
    United States of America
  • CEO:John W. Somerhalder II

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Energy Loss

Penn Power's energy loss due to business operations.


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65 National Rank

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Penn Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Penn Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Allegheny County1,250,5786617.29$136.15/mo
Beaver County168,2156217.58$137.89/mo
Butler County193,7636114.88$128.86/mo
Crawford County83,9385917.88$141.04/mo
Lawrence County86,0705415.63$134.23/mo
Mercer County110,6525215.63$134.25/mo

Cities Penn Power Has Coverage

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

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Penn Power FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Penn Power?

Penn Power's CEO is John W. Somerhalder II.

What is the average bundled bill for Penn Power customers each month?

Customers of Penn Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $128.10.

What company is Penn Power owned by?

Penn Power is owned by First Energy.

What cities does Penn Power offer service to?

Penn Power supplies to 62 cities in the nation including Pennsylvania.

What is the phone number for Penn Power?

You can reach Penn Power by phone via (800) 720-3600.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Penn Power customers?

The average bundled price of electricity for consumers of Penn Power is 13.48 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many counties does Penn Power have customers in to?

There are 6 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Penn Power.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2022-08-01