Duquesne Electricity Rates and Plans

Duquesne Light Company is an electric utility company that serves the Pittsburgh metropolitan area in Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1912 and currently provides electric service to more than half a million customers in Allegheny and Beaver counties. The company is committed to providing reliable and affordable electricity to its customers, while also investing in innovative technologies to improve the efficiency and sustainability of its operations. Duquesne Light has implemented a number of energy conservation and demand response programs to help customers save money and reduce their environmental impact. The company also offers a variety of payment options and assistance programs to help customers manage their energy bills.


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Duquesne Energy Sources

Duquesne's energy comes from nuclear, coal, other fossil, and natural gas. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 86% of Duquesne's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 8%. Other Fossil provides 3% of Duquesne's electricity. Natural Gas provides 2% of Duquesne's electricity.






Other Fossil


Natural Gas

Duquesne Rates

The average electricity rate for Duquesne customers is 16.21 cents/kWh. Duquesne has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential ServiceFixed
Residential Service Add-On Heat PumpFixed15¢ to 20¢
Residential ServiceFixed20¢
Residential Service Add-On Heat PumpTOU4¢ to 9¢
Residential Service HeatingFixed18¢ to 19¢
Residential Service HeatingFixed8¢ to 9¢

Duquesne Electricity Plans

The price to compare for Duquesne is 10.46¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Tomorrow Energy

Earth Care 12

cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
8.59¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

9.79¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 6

cheapest <12 months
10.99¢6 monthsChoose Plan
Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 12

11¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 12

11.09¢12 monthsChoose Plan

Duquesne Reliability

In 2021, there were no outages recorded in Duquesne.


Credited to customer's next bill at full retail rate; reconciled annually at "price-to-compare"

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