West Penn Power Electricity Rates and Plans

West Penn Power is an electric utility company that operates in Pennsylvania, serving over 720,000 customers in the state. The company is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp and is responsible for the transmission and distribution of electricity in its service area. West Penn Power's service area covers 24 counties in Pennsylvania, including major cities such as Pittsburgh, Altoona, and Johnstown. The company has a diverse mix of energy sources, including nuclear, coal, natural gas, and renewable energy. West Penn Power is committed to providing reliable and affordable electricity to its customers while also investing in modernizing its infrastructure to ensure a sustainable energy future for Pennsylvania.



West Penn Power Energy Sources

West Penn Power's energy comes from natural gas, coal, hydroelectric, and biomass. Natural Gas is the largest source of electricity, providing 80% of West Penn Power's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 18%. Hydroelectric provides 1% of West Penn Power's electricity. Biomass provides 1% of West Penn Power's electricity.


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West Penn Power Rates

The average electricity rate for West Penn Power customers is 10.36 cents/kWh. West Penn Power has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.

Rate NameRate TypeCost Per kWh

West Penn Power Electricity Plans

The price to compare for West Penn Power is 8.78¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 1,150 kWh per month.Update usage.

ProviderPlanRate Per kWhPlan Length
Verde Energy

Clean Power 12

cheapestcheapest renewablecheapest 12 months
8.69¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 12

8.69¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Direct Energy

Live Brighter 6

cheapestcheapest <12 months
8.69¢6 monthsChoose Plan
Tomorrow Energy

Earth Care 12

cheapestcheapest renewable
8.69¢12 monthsChoose Plan
Constellation Energy

12 Month Home Power Plan

9.19¢12 monthsChoose Plan

West Penn Power Reliability

In 2021, the average West Penn Power customer lost electricity one time for a duration of 183 minutes. In total, the average West Penn Power customer had their electricity out for about 254 minutes during the whole year.

West Penn Power Incentives

West Penn Power can help you upgrade appliances and smart devices in your home.

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


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

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