PPL Electric Utilities

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About PPL Electric Utilities

PPL Electric Utilities is an investor owned entity located in Allentown, Pennsylvania and providing electricity to customers in 9 states in the country. Presently, 1,936,970 consumers are supplied electricity by the supplier. These customers are a mix of 1,684,452 residential accounts, 249,143 commercial customers and 3,375 industrial properties. On average, PPL Electric Utilities' consumers spend 13.35 cents per kilowatt hour for their residential electricity, which is 5.42% lower than the nationwide average rate of 14.11 cents. This ranks the company 2034th out of 2923 providers in the country for lowest average electricity rate. The company sold 25,528,144.25 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers and 48,083,490.45 megawatt hours through retail sales in 2020. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 30,541,062.23 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 45,007,777.78 megawatt hours. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity related activities was $6,040,536,586, with 4.94% coming from wholesale electricity sales and 74.57% from retail sales to end users.

The national average monthly residential electricity bill is $125.95, while the PPL Electric Utilities average is 4.80% higher at $132 per month. PPL Electric Utilities ranks 2201st in the United States for average monthly bill total. The supplier's production plants generate 6,095,842.54 megawatt hours from the use of natural gas. The company ranks 118th in the nation out of 3509 providers for megawatt hours generated from solar power sources. PPL Electric Utilities ranks as the 26th highest electricity generator in the United States out of 3509 suppliers.

PPL Electric Utilities Net Metering

PPL Electric Utilities, fortunately, offers net metering options to consumers. Net metering allows individuals to sell kilowatt hours back to their provider, which makes the purchase of solar panels and other electricity sources more economically viable.

Energy Loss

Providers regularly submit data for energy lost through heat dissipation and other causes to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. PPL Electric Utilities recently reported a loss of 3.40% of their electricity generation amount. The United States average energy loss is 2.76%. This results in PPL Electric Utilities receiving a ranking of 468th best out of 3509 providers in the nation.

PPL Electric Utilities Rate & Electric Bills

PPL Electric Utilities residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in March.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.150/kWh$0.108/kWh$183.64/mo.$90.57/mo.
2034th13.35¢PPL Electric Utilities' Average residential price per kWh
2201st$132Average monthly electricity bill for PPL Electric Utilities' residential customers

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Quick Facts About PPL Electric Utilities

Roughly 87.62% of PPL Electric Utilities' total electricity comes from the use of coal.

PPL Electric Utilities produces 367,667.5 megawatt hours (or 0.70% of their total production) from the use of renewable fuel types in their production facilities.

PPL Electric Utilities is the 26th largest supplier out of 3509 suppliers in the nation based on megawatt hours sold.

PPL Electric Utilities generates 99.30% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources. The total electricity generated from non-renewable sources is 52,248,867.91 megawatt hours, which is 24th highest out of 3509 companies in the nation.

PPL Electric Utilities is 56th in the nation out of 3509 electric suppliers for total megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power.

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Energy Loss

PPL Electric Utilities' energy loss due to business operations.


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468 National Rank

PPL Electric Utilities Energy Makeup

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PPL Electric Utilities State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
District of Columbia265,628,00014
New Jersey13875,877,00012

PPL Electric Utilities County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Adair County18,90359.66$101.48/mo
Anderson County23,852210.31$124.20/mo
Ballard County7,728211.84$135.22/mo
Barren County44,485610.52$112.83/mo
Bath County12,750310.62$112.16/mo
Bell County24,097211.69$133.73/mo
Berks County428,8496515.80$138.51/mo
Bourbon County20,252411.08$127.22/mo
Boyle County30,614211.47$130.75/mo
Bracken County8,400310.80$123.87/mo

Power Plants Owned by PPL Electric Utilities

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Trimble County KY Coal 10,582,829.038,937,819,428.92844.56
Carroll County KY Coal 10,059,06610,100,009,854.271,004.07
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Coal 7,240,709.017,068,751,824.81976.25
Madison IN Coal 5,530,1025,545,640,320.751,002.81
Massac County IL Coal 5,205,975.025,734,144,515.331,101.45
Gallia County OH Coal 4,874,0834,768,479,730.87978.33
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government KY Natural Gas 4,015,6981,487,413,576.32370.4
Mercer County KY Coal 1,378,2051,311,366,841.8951.5
Jefferson County KY Conventional Hydroelectric 262,720
Garrard County KY Conventional Hydroelectric 88,976

PPL Electric Utilities Fuel Makeup

Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Conventional Hydroelectric
Distillate Fuel Oil

Cities PPL Electric Utilities Has Coverage

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PPL Electric Utilities FAQ:

Does PPL Electric Utilities have any subsidiary companies?

PPL Electric Utilities is a parent company of Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric.

What is the phone number for PPL Electric Utilities?

You can reach PPL Electric Utilities by phone via (800) 342-5775.

What is the average bundled bill for PPL Electric Utilities customers each month?

PPL Electric Utilities currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $132.00, compared to the nationwide of $125.95 for bundled service.

Who is the CEO of PPL Electric Utilities?

PPL Electric Utilities' current CEO is Vincent Sorgi.

How many power plants are owned by or associated with PPL Electric Utilities?

There are 13 power plants owned by or associated with PPL Electric Utilities.

How many states does PPL Electric Utilities have customers in in?

PPL Electric Utilities supplies electricity in 9 states in the country including Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for PPL Electric Utilities customers?

PPL Electric Utilities' current average BUNDLED electricity rate is 13.35 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average US BUNDLED rate of 14.11 cents.

What cities does PPL Electric Utilities sell electricity to?

PPL Electric Utilities supplies in 650 cities in the country.

What percentage of PPL Electric Utilities' electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Electric generation plants owned by or associated with PPL Electric Utilities produce 0.70% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

How many counties does PPL Electric Utilities offer service in?

PPL Electric Utilities sells electricity in 112 counties in the United States including Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland.

What percentage of PPL Electric Utilities' electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuels?

PPL Electric Utilities generates 99.30% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuels.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-08-01