Penelec - Pennsylvania Electricity Rates and Plans

Penelec, short for Pennsylvania Electric Company, is an electric utility that operates in Pennsylvania. It is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corporation, a leading energy company in the United States. Penelec provides electricity to over 600,000 customers in 31 counties in Pennsylvania. The utility's operations in Pennsylvania include the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. Penelec owns and operates 20 substations and more than 5,000 miles of transmission and distribution lines in the state. The company is committed to providing safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to its customers in Pennsylvania.




Penelec - Pennsylvania Energy Sources

Penelec - Pennsylvania's energy comes from coal, natural gas, and wind. Coal is the largest source of electricity, providing 50% of Penelec - Pennsylvania's energy. Natural Gas is the second largest source, making up 43%. Wind provides 7% of Penelec - Pennsylvania's electricity.




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Penelec - Pennsylvania Rates

The average electricity rate for Penelec - Pennsylvania customers is 14.53 cents/kWh. Penelec - Pennsylvania has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh
Residential Service RateFixed13¢
Residential Time-of-Day Service RateTOU
Residential Service RateFixed
Residential Time-of-Day Service RateTOU12¢ to 15¢

Penelec - Pennsylvania Electricity Plans

The price to compare for Penelec - Pennsylvania is 9.70¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

cheapestcheapest 12 monthsmost popular
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8.89¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

cheapest 13+ months
8.99¢18 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

9 Month Home Power Plan

cheapest <12 months
8.99¢9 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

12 Month Home Power Plan

9.19¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapest renewable
9.29¢12 monthsChoose Plan

Penelec - Pennsylvania Reliability

In 2021, the average Penelec - Pennsylvania customer lost electricity for 2 times for about 163 minutes each. In total, the average Penelec - Pennsylvania customer had their electricity out for about 354 minutes during the whole year.

Penelec - Pennsylvania Incentives

Penelec - Pennsylvania can help you upgrade appliances and smart devices in your home.

Ductless Heat Pump (mini & multi split) Systems$200Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Central Air Conditioning - Single Package$150-$250Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Dishwashers$25Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Room Air Conditioning (purchase)$100Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Refrigerators (purchase)$25Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Room Air Conditioning (purchase)$50Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Smart Thermostats$50Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Heat Pump Water Heaters$500Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Freezers (purchase)$25Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Clothes Washers$25Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Air-Source Heat Pump - Split Systems$250-$500Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Clothes Dryers$25Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Clothes Dryers$50Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details
Refrigerators (purchase)$50Penelec (FirstEnergy utility)See Details


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

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