Pepco - DC Electricity Rates and Plans

Pepco, also known as Potomac Electric Power Company, is an electric utility company that operates in the District of Columbia. It serves approximately 250,000 customers in the area and has been providing electricity to the nation's capital since 1896. The company's operations in DC include power generation, transmission, and distribution. Pepco is committed to providing reliable and affordable electricity to its customers while also prioritizing the safety of its employees and the community. The company is actively involved in various initiatives to support the local community and promote energy efficiency.






Pepco - DC Energy Sources

Pepco - DC's energy comes from natural gas, and solar. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 86% of Pepco - DC's energy. Solar is the second largest source, making up 14%.


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Pepco - DC Rates

The average electricity rate for Pepco - DC customers is 12.19 cents/kWh. Pepco - DC has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential Aid Discount All-Electric Rider- Schedule RAD-AEFixed4¢ to 7¢
Residential - Schedule RFixed3¢ to 12¢
Residential Apartments -All Electric Service (Schedule AE)Fixed4¢ to 7¢
Residential Apartments -All Electric Service (Schedule AE)Fixed1¢ to 10¢
Residential All - Electric Service - Schedule AEFixed1¢ to 10¢
Residential Time Metered - Schedule RTMTOU13¢ to 14¢
Residential Apartments-Master Meter-Schedule MMAFixed5¢ to 13¢
Residential Aid Discount - Schedule RADFixed4¢ to 7¢
Residential Apartments-Master Meter-Schedule MMAFixed5¢ to 5¢
Residential All - Electric Service - Schedule AEFixed4¢ to 7¢
Residential Aid Discount - Schedule RADFixed1¢ to 11¢
Residential - Schedule RFixed2¢ to 5¢
Residential Time Metered - Schedule RTMFixed10¢

Pepco - DC Electricity Plans

The price to compare for Pepco - DC is 10.51¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Constellation Energy

12 Month Home Power Plan

cheapestcheapest 12 months
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10.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

11.89¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Major Energy

Secure Choice 12

11.89¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Major Energy

Secure Green Choice 12

cheapest renewable
11.99¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
12.09¢18 monthsChoose Plan

Pepco - DC Reliability

In 2021, the average Pepco - DC customer lost electricity less than one time for a duration of 116 minutes. In total, the average Pepco - DC customer had their electricity out for about 52 minutes during the whole year.


Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate (including generation, transmission and distribution) for systems 100 kW or less, and at generation rate for larger systems up to 1MW For virtual net-metered community solar systems, excess credits carry over to a customer's next bill.

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