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Wellsborough Electric Company

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About Wellsborough Electric Company

Wellsborough Electric Company is an investor owned organization serving Pennsylvania including cities such as Wellsboro, Blossburg, Elkland, Westfield, and Knoxville. With 6,385 customers, the provider serves 4 industrial properties, 1,228 commercial locations and 5,153 residential customer accounts. Wellsborough Electric Company bills their consumers a residential electricity rate of 19.20 cents per kilowatt hour on average, which is 12.52% more than the average state rate of 17.07 cents and 22.06% above the nationwide average of 15.73. Roughly 91 megawatt hours were sold to other suppliers through whole channels in 2022. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they purchased on the wholesale market. Of the total electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. In 2022, the provider earned a total of $12,666,000 from retail electricity sales to end users and $16,000 via sales via wholesale electricity channels. Their total revenue from all electricity related activities was $13,978,000.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Wellsborough Electric Company is $127.6. Consumers of the supplier pay 2.53% less compared to the rest of the state. The provider currently does not produce any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale rates and then resell it at a higher rate to end customers. The power grid managed by the company experiences an average of 1.09 outages per customer a year, with outages lasting on average 142 minutes. The US average for other providers is 1.27 outages per consumer and 137.24 minutes each outage.

Wellsborough Electric Company Net Metering

Customers of Wellsborough Electric Company are able to take advantage of net metering, which is a positive for both parties. Without net metering, solar panel installation is significantly less attractive economically, as consumers have no way to sell extra energy back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Wellsborough Electric Company reported a yearly loss of about 6.43% of the electricity that they produce. Loss of electricity due to heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is a reality of being in the electricity generation industry and electricity providers must report these losses. Wellsborough Electric Company's energy loss numbers place them at of 25th best out of the 115 providers that operate in Pennsylvania and report energy loss and 1166th best out of 3517 in the country.

Wellsborough Electric Company Rate & Electric Bills

Wellsborough Electric Company residential electric rates are highest in May and the highest average bill is in January.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.209/kWh$0.123/kWh$179.34/mo.$79.72/mo.
2744th19.20¢Wellsborough Electric Company's Average residential price per kWh
1657th$127.6Average monthly electricity bill for Wellsborough Electric Company's residential customers

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Wellsborough Electric Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Headquarters:33 Austin Street
    Wellsboro, Pennsylvania 16901
    United States of America
  • CEO:Barney Farsworth

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Energy Loss

Wellsborough Electric Company's energy loss due to business operations.

-6.43%

Total Energy Loss

6,983MWh

1166 National Rank

Grid Reliability

Length & Frequency of Wellsborough Electric Company's Power Outages

142 min.

vs. national average of 137.24 min.

1.09 outages/yr

vs. national average of 1.27

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Wellsborough Electric Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Pennsylvania6,38513,287,10027100%

Wellsborough Electric Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Tioga County41,0895723.13$164.67/mo

Cities Wellsborough Electric Company Has Coverage

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

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Wellsborough Electric Company FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Wellsborough Electric Company customers each month?

Wellsborough Electric Company currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $127.60, compared to the Pennsylvania average of $131.03 and the US of $131.03 for bundled service.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Wellsborough Electric Company customers?

Wellsborough Electric Company's current average bundled electricity rate is 19.20 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 17.07 cents and the average nationwide rate of 15.73 cents.

When will Wellsborough Electric Company power be restored?

The average number of minutes for an outage for Wellsborough Electric Company's customers is 142 minutes.

What cities does Wellsborough Electric Company have customers in in?

Wellsborough Electric Company provides electricity in 7 cities.

What is the phone number for Wellsborough Electric Company?

Wellsborough Electric Company's customer service phone number is (570) 724-3516

Who is the CEO of Wellsborough Electric Company?

The current CEO of Wellsborough Electric Company is Barney Farsworth.

Alex Zdanov
Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2023-12-06